international yoga divas: Mega Event To Be Held In City On Yoga Day | Kanpur News


Kanpur: The district administration is gearing to organize a mega event on the occasion of the “International Yoga Divas” on June 21. This years’ theme of the day is Yoga for Humanity”.
A team of officials, including divisional commissioner Raj Shekhar and district magistrate Vishak G Iyer, visited the Green Park stadium on Wednesday to chalk out a plan and coordinate for the mega event.
The other officials who were present in the team were chief development officer, municipal commissioner, ADM, a representative of Art of Living and deputy director sports.
As many as 4000 people will take part in the yoga session at the Green Park stadium, and the timings will be from 6 am to 7.30 am, the commissioner said.
“This event is being organised by the district administration in support of the city unit of the Art of living which will be sponsored and funded by Kanpur Smart City under the Health and Wellness programme”, he said. The whole event will be live telecasted across all social media platforms.
The participants in the event will include 500 volunteers of Art of Living, 2000 students (1000 from the Government Schools, 1000 from private schools), 500 people such as doctors, engineers, businessmen, industrialists, educationists, media personnel, 500 government employees and 500 other volunteers, the commissioner informed.
He has asked the DM, municipal commissioner, and the ADMs to ensure sufficient parking space, drinking water facilities, emergency medical facilities, security, food and snacks for the participants and their smooth entry and exit.
The district administration also has plans to distribute saplings to all the participants as a goodwill gesture for a small contribution towards a larger goal of conservation of environment.





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