With an aim to promote holistic well-being, International Yoga Day was observed at SRMS Trust Institutions, namely, SRMS Institute of Medical Sciences (IMS), SRMS College of Nursing, SRMS College of Engineering & Technology (CET), SRMS College of Engineering, Technology & Research (CETR), Bareilly on the theme ‘Yoga for Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam’.
The event kicked-off with energetic yoga asanas early morning, wherein faculty members & students indulged in some fitness exercises and rigorous workout, & pledged to incorporate yoga into their daily lives for a healthier well-being. Later, an engaging seminar was conducted on “Role of Yoga and Balanced Diet in Healthy Lifestyle” by Dr Deepak Das, Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology, SRMS IMS, wherein he explained the history of yoga, its effects on the body and mind, the importance of a balanced diet etc. On account of yoga day, a presentation was also given by BSc Nursing third year students. Thereafter, Renu Bohra, Yoga Instructor, SRMS CETR & Shankar Pal, Sports Officer, SRMS CET undertook a wellness session and emphasized on the significance of yoga & its health benefits on body & mind.
The event was a great success that saw overwhelming participation from all over including Air Marshal Dr MS Butola, Principal SRMS IMS; Professor Rintu Chaturvedi, Principal SRMS College of Nursing; Dr LS Maurya, Principal CETR; Dr Neelima Mehrotra, Dean UG & Head, Department of Ophthalmology; Dr Kranti Kumar, Dean DSW, IMS; Dr Sameer Verma, Professor & Head, Department of Radiology; Dr Huma Khan, Professor & Head, Department of Community Medicine; Dr Dharmendra Gupta, Associate Professor, Department of Community Medicine; Dr Abhinav Pandey, Assistant Professor, Department of Community Medicine; Lt. Col. Aleyamma VG Chief Matron SRMS IMS; Joyce Wilson Matron and several other dignitaries.