Jamshedpur, June 21: Tata Steel organised a host of sessions to celebrate the International Day of Yoga.
Sports Department of Tata Steel organised a prerecorded Yoga session with Arvind Prasad, fitness coach, Tata Steel Yoga Training centre, through digital means. The session with Prasad was made available on the company’s YouTube channel. This was the second consecutive year where the yoga sessions were conducted online due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Tata Steel Adventure Foundation (TSAF) organised three yoga sessions with Premlata Agrawal, the famous mountaineer and Yoga guru with more than 7,500+ hours of teaching experience. The sessions were open not just for all employees, their families & friends of Tata Steel but all group companies of Tata Steel & Tata Group.
In the raw material locations, online Yoga sessions were organised by Tata Steel Foundation’s Regional Initiative for Safe Sexual Health by Today’s Adolescents (RISHTA) Project for the youth residing in Joda and peripheral villages like Jajang, Bririkala, Jalahari and Jurudi. Around 110 participants including adolescents from in and around Joda and students of Boy’s and Girl’s Residential Bridge Course (RBC), Joda participated in the session. Similar session was organised in Noamundi as well which had over 80 participants.
International Day of Yoga, or Yoga Day as it is referred to, is celebrated annually on June 21st since its inception in 2015. The International Day for Yoga was declared unanimously by the United Nations General Assembly. Yoga is a physical, mental and spiritual practice, which originated in India.