Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Katra organized a webinar on Yoga and Naturopathy on 16th June 2020. The event started with a welcome address by Dr. Anil Tewari, Head, School of Philosophy & Culture. The inaugural speech was delivered by Prof. D. Mukhopadhyay, Dean Faculty of Management and Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. In his address he remarked that India is identified with the Yoga Science and Yoga Science is identified with India. Prof. R.K. Sinha, Hon’ble Vice-Chancellor welcomed Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’, Hon’ble Minister of HRD, GoI, and thanked him for sparing time to address the audience. Sh. Pokhriyal pointed out that the whole world is inspired by the culture and science of India. He highlighted the relevance of yoga for the health of mind and body. He also exhorted the students to practice yoga.
Shri P.C. Kanal, CEO, Archana Yogayatan, New Delhi introduced the collaborating organizations which are Archana Yogayata, Heart Care Foundation of India, and International Federation of Yoga Professionals, all based in New Delhi. Ms. Sudha Dass, President and Ms. Poonam Khanna, Vice-President, Archana Yogayatan also spoke on the event. Dr. D.N. Sharma talked on the topic of ‘Home Remedies to Improve Immune System’. Dr. Kalpana Kariya, President, IFYP, Kenya guided about Sufi Pranayama. Dr. S. N. Yadav, Director, Archana Yogayatan talked about ‘Naturopathy in Daily Life’. The event concluded with a vote of thanks by Dr. Tewari. The meeting was attended by more than one thousand persons across the globe.