As India holds its pride in the world with the ‘ International Day of Yoga 2021’ being observed today, NLC India Limited marked the occasion with enthusiastic and wholehearted participation by its employees and their families across Neyveli and its other Units. The focus of the week-long Yoga events, starting on 17th June 2021, organised by NLCIL in its build-up to this significant day, has been holistic wellness of the Covid-recovered participants under the overarching theme of “Yoga for Well being”.
Placing due emphasis on the importance of health education and the role of traditional Indian practices in achieving the same, NLCIL has been running a dedicated Ayurvedic Health Care Service and along with the Company’s Learning & Development Centre, has been organising regular training programmes on Yogic Science . With professional collaboration of NGOs, NLCIL has been successful in popularising Yoga practices and has been organising a series of Yoga Camps and programmes in its Neyveli Township, for the benefit of its employees, family members as well as the general public. The programmes covered during the week included hourly yoga sessions covering Immunity Boosting Breathing Exercises, simple Yogasanas and meditation for healthy living. ‘Nadha Yoga’ program was also arranged for the employees for practising Oli (sound) Meditation.
On the final day, (21-06-2021) Yoga Demonstration Programme was organised in Neyveli township, wherein Yoga trainers along with students demonstrated various Yogasana by following all COVID-19 protocol. Around 5000 employees and their dependents, including senior officials benefitted from the programme which was live streamed across various Social Media platforms as well as the NLCIL Intranet. CMD and Functional Directors of NLCIL also joined the programme through Virtual Mode .
From the year 2015 onwards, when at the initiative of Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi, the United Nations General Assembly took the historic decision to declare 21st June as the International Day of Yoga, NLCIL has been celebrating 21st June in a befitting manner .