Haryana to appoint 1,000 AYUSH sahayaks: CM Manohar Lal Khattar

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Haryana to appoint 1,000 AYUSH sahayaks: CM Manohar Lal Khattar
04-Oct-23 05:18:03

CHANDIGARH: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said on Monday that the government is committed to incorporate yoga in the daily routine of the citizens.

Due to this, a target has been set to establish Yogashalas across the state and appoint 1,000 AYUSH assistants. Out of these, 882 Ayush Yoga Assistants have taken charge in various Yogashalas and the work of recruitment of remaining Ayush Yoga Assistants is in progress through Haryana Kaushal Rozgar Nigam.

The Chief Minister was addressing the Yoga and AYUSH Assistant Training Camp organized in Panchkula.

He said that Ayush Yoga Assistants were appointed in every district who will collect reports from the village yoga assistants and send them to the headquarters on the 21st of every month. Apart from this, in the second phase, special yoga trainers will be appointed in all the districts who will also provide training to yoga assistants from time to time. He said that biometric machines will be made available in the gymnasiums in which the attendance of yoga practitioners will also be monitored. He said that grading work of Yoga Sahayaks will be done every year in which awards will also be given to the Yoga Sahayaks who secure first, first, second and third position in every district.

The Chief Minister announced to open Yogashalas in 6,500 villages of the state and hand over the responsibility of these to Yoga Sahayaks. He said that transfer of yoga assistants to a nearby to a nearby place will be considered. He said that in the villages where there are gymnasiums, wellness centres will be opened according to the population in the village, in which yoga will be promoted and people will be made aware about the nutritious diet, healthy routine etc. For this, wide publicity will also be ensured to spread the message across every nook and corner of the state.

The chief minister said that the Cyclothon programme was conducted for drug-free Haryana in which 1.60 lakh youth participated with complete enthusiasm to make people aware against drugs. He has called upon all the citizens of the state to make their contribution in building a clean, healthy and prosperous India by incorporating Yoga in their daily life. He said that only if India does yoga, India will remain healthy.

The Chief Minister said that today there is an atmosphere of celebration in the entire country. The world is celebrating the 154th birth anniversary of Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi as International Day of Non-Violence. Today is also the 120th birth anniversary of former Prime Minister, Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri, who gave the inspirational slogan of Jai Jawan-Jai Kisan to the country. While extending best wishes to everyone on this auspicious occasion, he paid heartfelt tribute to the Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi and Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri.