Gangtok, 21 Mar [IPR]:
The three-day seminar on 'Yoga & Naturopathy' concluded today in the capital. Almost 200 participants comprising of Nursing students, Senior Nurses and the team of AYUSH attended the seminar held from 19-21 Mar.
The programme was conducted by resource persons Dr Vadiraja HS [Research Officer, Central Council for Research in Yoga & Naturopathy, New Delhi], Dr Sangeet S [Consultant-Yoga and Naturopathy, CCRYN], Dr Sarju M [Director, Green Wood Nature & Care Hospital, Siliguri] and Dr Neelam Sarju [Consultant, Yoga and Naturopathy].
The resource persons enlightened the participants on subjects like Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Suddha/Sowa-Rigpa and Homeopathy which were deliberated upon during the course of the seminar. The programme also had interactive sessions between participants and the resource persons.
Mission Director, National AYUSH Mission, Dr Bimal Rai, in his valedictory remarks, thanked and congratulated the students and the resource persons for successful completion of the seminar. He urged the participants to implement the training imparted to them in the seminar in their day- to-day practice. He also stated that every individual should change their mindset and be more practical and follow the developments in the field of Yoga and Naturopathy.
“Yoga has been globally recognized and our Government has taken various measures to implement Yoga in the State. A three-day seminar is not sufficient and the knowledge gained should be shared with every individual,” he added.
The programme also had a feedback session wherein the participants expressed gratitude and thanked the organizers for an informative and meaningful programme.
Certificates were handed over to the participants at the end of the seminar.
The function also had the presence of Dr Keshree Rai [Additional Director cum State Programme Officer, AYUSH], Dr Gagan Ruchal [AYUSH wing, Department of Health] and other officials from the AYUSH team.