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Yoga included in the curriculum of government schools for classes 1 to 10 in Haryana: Khattar | India News


CHANDIGARH: Haryana Prime Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said on Monday that yoga it has been included in the school’s curriculum for classes 1 through 10 of the current academic session.
He was heading to an event here on the occasion of International Yoga Day. “… We have included yoga in college This year’s curriculum for classes 1 to 10 for children to make it part of their daily lives, “said Khattar.
“Just as we need oxygen, food and water, likewise, to keep the body healthy, yoga has its own importance. To instill the habit of practicing yoga and making it part of the lives of students from childhood, we have decided to include it in the curriculum school this year, “he added.
In December, the Haryana government had announced that yoga would be included as a separate subject in all public schools for the next academic session.
An official statement had previously said that the yoga curriculum would be designed in such a way that it would have both theoretical and practical content on the pattern of physical education.
Khattar said the goal of the state government was to bring yoga to the grassroots level and encourage people to make it part of their lifestyle.
For this, ‘vyayamshalas’ (gymnasiums) and other suitable infrastructure were made available at the village level.
“We have decided to establish yoga and ‘vyamshalas’ in 1,000 villages. So far, 550 villages have been established and the rest are being worked on. A thousand yoga trainers and 22 yoga trainers will also be appointed.” he said.
On events taking place across the state on the occasion of International Yoga Day, he said the programs were taking place in 1,100 locations across 22 districts, with 50 participants participating at each location following Covid protocols.
Meanwhile, Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij participated in an event organized in Ambala.
Speaking at an event in Panchkula, Haryana assembly speaker Gian Chand Gupta said, “We must do yoga every day to stay fit and healthy.

Times of India