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CBSE includes Yoga as one of 24 Disciplines

CBSE includes Yoga as one of the 24 Disciplines. To train a large number of youth in yoga and popularize in various countries, Yoga is an integral part of CBSE’s Physical Education and Sports activities and is being taught in its affiliated schools under Physical Education Curriculum at Senior Secondary level among its nearly 17000 affiliated schools spread across India and in nearly 27 countries. To further promote Yoga among the youth & bring the talent to the fore, the Board has included Yoga as one of the 24 disciplines for competitions at National Level. The outstanding students are felicitated with CBSE Chacha Nehru Sports Award annually. On the initiative of the Hon’ble Prime Minister of India, the United Nations General Assembly unanimously adopted 21st June as the International Day of Yoga (IDY). Consequently, all efforts were made by the Government of India to celebrate the IDY across the world. As an outcome, millions of enthusiastic people participated in the events successfully organised in 192 member countries of the United Nations to celebrate IDY.