New Delhi: NHPC Limited, India's premier hydropower company celebrated the 6th International Day of Yoga across all its power stations, projects and regional offices with full enthusiasm on June 21. The International Day of Yoga 2020 has been observed through electronic and digital platforms following 'Yoga at home, Yoga with Family' theme in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.
During the celebrations, NHPC Limited's CMD AK Singh along with his family members participated in a mass online Yoga session in synchronization with the nationwide live telecast of demonstration of Common Yoga Protocol by Doordarshan from 7:00 am to 7:45 am. Senior officers, employees and their family members also participated in the Yoga session through video conferencing. Shri A.K. Singh said, "Yoga is very beneficial for the overall development of mind and body". He further added, "Yoga has especially become more relevant in the current COVID-19 crisis as it helps in building immunity and also benefits the respiratory system."
Singh congratulated the EMS, Corporate Communication and IT&C Divisions of NHPC for successfully organising the International Day of Yoga through video conferencing for the very first time which enabled large scale participation of NHPC employees and their family members from all locations. He further encouraged all NHPC employees to take advantage of the online yoga sessions being organized by NHPC. The online yoga sessions are being held amidst Covid-19 lockdown on weekdays for an hour for all NHPC employees and their family members with the aim of boosting immunity and improving health and work productivity.
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