Forest Department celebrates Yoga Day with gusto

Port Blair
21 Jun 2018

International Day of Yoga was observed at Forest Training Institute (FTI),Wimberlygunj. As part of the celebration, mass yoga demonstration cum practice session was organised in the conference hall of Forest Training Institute (FTI), Wimberlygunj on Thursday involving staff of the Department of Environment & Forests residing in and around Wimberlygunj area.
The celebrations of the International Day of Yoga started with brief speech on the importance of the day by Divisional Forest Officer, South Andaman followed by warm up exercises. The Physical Training Instructor of the Institute demonstrated various Asanas to the participants. Yoga Asanas in standing, sitting and supine lying postures have been demonstrated and actively practiced by the participants. The Asanas were followed by Kapaalabatti and the practice session concluded with pranayam followed by meditation in eye closed posture. Altogether 50 Staff of the Forest Department including officers, executive staff, office staff and workers from South Andaman Division and Forest Training Institute participated in the programme. The Director, Forest Training Institute, Wimberlygunj proposed the vote of thanks.