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Uttarakhand News: HNB Garhwal University to set up Yoga department

The students and faculties at Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University have welcomed the decision to establish a separate Yoga department where Yoga-related courses will be offered to the interested students. In its letter to the HNB University, the University Grants Commission  (UGC) has sanctioned the development of infrastructure worth 10 crore for the newly-formed Yoga department.

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UGC has sanctioned the development of infrastructure worth 10 crore for the newly-formed Yoga department. [Image Source]

With this approval, the HNB University will be able to allocate resource to recruit professors, assistant professors, lecturers, yoga teachers, instructors and therapists to impart yogic wisdom to the interested students. The students are elated after learning about the new additional courses in their university.

Yoga in the ancient science of India which focuses on physical, mental and emotional well being. Uttarakhand is a popular travel destination for yoga enthusiasts who travelled from all over the world to learn about the science of wellbeing. International Yoga Festival is also celebrated every year in Rishikesh to commemorate the importance of Yoga on a global level. Moreover, Yoga in Rishikesh is quite famous among foreigners.

 

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