Yoga to be incorporated in school curriculum



Bhaktapur, Jan 21 (RSS): Minister for Education, Science and Technology Giriraj Mani Pokharel has said that the preparation was underway to incorporate yoga in the school curriculum. 

While speaking in a concluding programme of national yoga programme at Radhe Radhe on Monday, Minister Pokhared opined that the yoga and Ayurvedic treatment practices are scientific and important to maintain healthy lifestyle therefore these practices should be taught to the children from school level. 

Speaking in the same programme, House of Representatives member Mahesh Basnet, provincial lawmaker Pratima Shrestha among other speakers also stressed on the importance of yoga in physical and mental health.