The Minister of Women and Child Development, Maneka Sanjay Gandhi has kickstarted the International Day of Yoga 2017 celebrations for aganwadi childern with an aim to impart awareness about yoga here at Peeragarhi.
The Ministry has taken up the initiative to make people aware about 100 million beneficiaries through 13.52 lakh anganwadi centres nationwide, Bureaucracy Today has learnt.
According to reports, children at the anganwadi centres will also be instructed to practice yoga on a regular basis to ensure a healthier future. All the CCIs in the States/UTs have also been instructed to observe this International day for stress free and healthy life.
About 150 children participated in Yoga awareness and celebration event at the anganwadi centre.
During the event, official yoga mascot, Yogiraj, was among the participators along with Gandhi and aganwadi children.
The anganwadi centres across the country will be participating in the celebrations.