HNExpress Staff Reporter : ‘Health is Wealth’, refers to the importance health has in our lives. It also reveals how much importance one should give to health, through a well-balanced lifestyle. To promote Holistic Wellness through our modern scientific understanding of Psychology & Nutrition, and our ancient wisdom of Yoga, NSHM Knowledge Campus, Durgapur in association with the Indian Yoga Federation had organized the “NSHM All Bengal YOGASANA CHAMPIONSHIP 2022” for the first time. Experts like Mr. Mrinal Chakraborty, General Secretary Indian Yoga Federation; Mr. Debasis Chatterjee, Gen. Secretary Yoga Sports Society WB along with Yogacharya Mary Cecil, Head of Dept., Dept. of Yoga NSHM Knowledge Campus and others were present during the championship. Mr. Arun Prasad, District Magistrate, Paschim Burdwan and Radhika Iyer District Manager Bankura heve graced the occasion and handed over the trophies to the winners of “NSHM All Bengal YOGASANA CHAMPIONSHIP 2022” today.
The “NSHM All Bengal YOGASANA CHAMPIONSHIP 2022” was judged by 30 National Judges along with 4 International Judges. As a part of its silver jubilee celebrations, NSHM Knowledge Campus, Durgapur has organized the Yogasana Championship where more than five hundred participants have demonstrated their skills in twelve different categories of Yoga. The participants were from all over the West Bengal: Howrah; Hooghly; Siliguri; Bankura, Bardhaman etc. The Yogasana Championship was organized in association with the Indian Yoga Federation and the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India.
Addressing the Media Yogacharya Mary Cecil, Head of Dept., Dept. of Yoga NSHM Knowledge Campus said, “This pandemic has taught us that health should be our ultimate priority and Yogic practices have a lot of therapeutic benefits in treating various chronic diseases. NSHM Knowledge Campus is an Academic Institution where we focus on Yoga as a academic & research oriented study as well as a fitness & sports activity. Considering the same NSHM Knowledge Campus has taken a step forward and introduced BSc & MSc Degree Programs in Yoga. NSHM Knowledge Campus is also an authorised training center of the Yoga Certification Board (YCB), Ministry of Ayush and an Associate Center of the Indian Yoga Association (IYA). We are very inspired to see the strong participation and want to continue the Yogasana Championship in the upcoming years as well.”
Apart from the Yogasana Championship, as a part of its silver jubilee celebrations NSHM Knowledge Campus, Durgapur has also organized several other grand events. A programme was held on 11th June 2022 where over hundred teachers were honored for their academic excellence in shaping the student’s future. Continuing the celebration, another event on Yoga is planned on International Day of Yoga (21st June 2022) where Popular Actor & Yoga Enthusiast Hiraan Chatterjee will be present to spread motivation on Yoga.