Srinagar: A three day cascade training program on Yoga was organised here today for District Master Trainers of AYUSH Health and Wellness Centers (H&WCs) of Kashmir division under AYUSH Health & Wellness Scheme.
The training was imparted by State Yoga Master Trainers from Kashmir division including Dr. Shaheen Mir, Dr. Bilal Ahmad Wani and Dr.Ruhi Tabassum.
A special lecture on importance of yoga by Divisional Nodal officer H&WCs Kashmir, Dr.Mushtaq Ahmad Parray and Dr.Mudasir Khazir (MD) delivered a lecture on Riyazat and its role in health promotion.
The motive of this training program was to educate and orient the CHOs for ensuring on ground implementation of Yoga practices at AYUSH Health & Wellness Centers.
Dr. Mohan Singh, Director ISM Jammu and Kashmir delivered valedictory speech through video conferencing, wherein he highlighted the importance of Yoga component of Health and wellness scheme and stressed upon early functionality of all AYUSH HWCs of J&K.
Meanwhile, the training started with inaugural speech by Dr. Syed Haider Shah, Deputy Director ISM Kashmir.
The programme consisted of practical sessions of different asanas of yoga, audio visuals and lectures on different topics on yoga.
At the end of training, certificates were distributed among the participants.