New Delhi/Guwahati: The 7th International Yoga Day was celebrated by the Airports Authority of India (AAI) across all airports in North East Region on June 21 adhering to all COVID related health protocols and safety norms.
Most of the employees participated in the Yoga session online from their home along with family members and followed the instructions of experts who conducted the sessions on various Yoga Asans with clear guidelines and caution. The event commenced at 7 am and continued for an hour.
At AAI regional headquarters, Guwahati the Yoga Session was led by AAI's Regional Executive Director (North-East Region) Ravi Kant where few regular members also participated. Inaugurating the session he said that Yoga is not just an art but a way of life. The programme is to promote the well-being of all individuals both, mentally, physically and spiritually. He requested all employees posted at North East Region to regularly practice Yoga in daily life.
'It not only relieves you from stress but also adds mental peace and a sense of inner strength, which is much needed for professionals in our field. This should be a regular activity and a way of life', Ravi Kant added.
International Yoga Day activities were observed and officials at other airports in the North East Region actively participated in the programme. Apart from this, a special session is also being organized by 'Art of Living, Tripura Centre' at MBB Airport, Agartala. AAI employees are participating in a short Yoga session in three days virtual Program which is conducted from June 21 to June 23 on the "Immunity Enhancement Program – Meditation Breath and Yoga."
At Shillong Airport, trained instructors from CISF personnel led the International Yoga Day event and employees participated through online sessions as well as physical session maintaining all covid health protocols.
Similar activities were observed at all other Airports namely Jorhat, Tezpur, Dibrugarh, Silchar, Lilabari, Rupsi, Imphal, and Dimapur in the North Eastern states.
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