Nagpur: A 3-day Yoga Shivir, from November 17 to 19, 2015 was held at NCC Officers Training Academy (OTA). It was held to mark Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s inaugural address at UNO in September 2014, and UNO’s declaration of International Yoga Day on June 21, on which as many as 1.08 million cadets of National Cadet Core and people from other walks of life across the world had performed yoga. This feat finds mention in Limca Book of Records.
Yoga has been included as a subject in the course curriculum of OTA. Headquarters, Director General NCC has kept Yoga on priority for NCC youths.
The Yoga camp was guided by Dr Pradhan, Dr Pravin Dabli, Abhay Garde, Sanjay Nashikkar, Sagar Tipnis and Iti Nashikkar.
The Yoga camp started with Muktasan series and its advantages on health were explained. Various other asanas including Padanguli Naman for freeing joints and Laghu Yoga Nidra were demonstrated and performed.