Railways Makes Yoga Compulsory


New Delhi: Railways has made yoga mandatory at all its training centres across the country and plans to cover all its employees by 2020.

Steps are being taken for providing mandatory yoga training at all railway training centres to cover all employees by 2019-20, Railway Board Member (Staff) Pradeep Kumar said on Tuesday.

Railways has several training centres for imparting training to its officers, loco pilots, technicians and other services’ employees across the country.

As per the action plan, now yoga has become compulsory as part of training for which instructors are being hired. Railways is also gearing up to participate on the international yoga day on June 21 in a big way.

Instructions have been issued to all our zonal headquarters, divisions, field units and centres to be part of the yoga camp on June 21, he said.

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