Yoga education to be included in the curriculum



Kathmandu: The Fourth International Yoga Day was marked with the programmes organized by Ministry of Education, Science and Technology.

In the programme organized at Nepal Academy, Officiating Prime Minister and Defence Minister Ishwor Pokhrel said that " Yoga is very important to be physically and mentally fit but currently few people understand the importance of Yoga." We will discuss to include Yoga education in the school level curriculum.", he added.

Pokhrel also said that Yoga will help to gain social and economic prosperity of both people and country.He also said that discussion is going on the Cabinet to celebrate the Guru Purnima as the National Meditation Day.

A committee was formed under the leadership of Education, Science and Technology Minister Giriraj Mani Pokhrel to mark Yoga Day. On that programme Yoga teachers also gave the discourse about Yoga.

Yoga sessions were also organized at the premises of Police Academy and Ministry of Health and Population. The sessions were attended by Minister of Education, Science and Technology Giri Raj Mani Pokharel and Minister for Health and Population Upendra Yadav.