New Delhi: Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL), a Maharatna CPSU under the Ministry of Power in association with the Ministry of Ayush, celebrated the 8th International Day of Yoga-2022, with fervour and enthusiasm at Rakhigarhi, Hisar, Haryana. Hundreds of students and the local public participated in this mega effort of practising Yoga together in the esteemed presence of Chief Guest Krishan Pal Gurjar, who is Minister of State for Power & Heavy Industries.
Apart from KP Gurjar, Haryana Yoga Commission’s Chairman Jaideep Arya, Deputy Commissioner of Hisar (Haryana) Dr Priyanka Soni, Narnaund’s SDM Vikas Yadav and Power Grid’s Director (Personnel) VK Singh.
Rakhigarhi is one of the 75 iconic sites selected by the government for conducting mass yoga sessions as part of the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav. During the event, the address by Prime Minister Narendra Modi was telecasted live from Mysuru through LED screens among the populace.
Speaking on this occasion, MoS Gurjar said that Yoga is an important part of our lives and commended the initiative of spreading the message of Yoga among the masses. The event witnessed the participation of a large gathering of students from different schools in Rakhigarhi. Power Grid’s Executive Director (NR-I) AK Mishra, Chief General Manager (HR) LS Negi, Senior General Manager (HR) RP Sinha and other senior dignitaries were also present during the event.
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