New Delhi, June 20: With an aim to connect people through Yoga for a scientific healthy living, ‘Celebrating Yoga’ Mobile App is launched. The App was launched with a purpose to popularize Yoga and call people for participating in it for a scientifically healthy living.
‘Celebrating Yoga’ App is developed by Department of Science & Technology on the occasion of International Yoga Day 2017and was launched on Monday by Minister for Science & Technology Dr. Harshvardhan in New Delhi.
This characteristic of healthy life is aligned with the government’s National Mission ‘Swasth Bharat’. The healthy life of citizens improves productivity and economy of the country as a whole and practicing Yoga means maintaining a healthy society in accord with nature and fulfills developmental goals.
Under Department of Science & Technology’s Cognitive Science Research Initiative (CSRI) launched a research programme ‘Science and Technology of Yoga and Meditation (SATYAM)’. Yoga can contribute in a holistic way to derive integrated benefits as Yoga and Meditation are interdisciplinary endeavors that interface with Neuroscience, Medicine, Psychology, Engineering, Philosophy etc.
The App provides a platform to share information and insights about peoples’ participation in Yoga activities on the occasion of the International Yoga Day 2017 and to create awareness and encourages a scientifically healthy living.
‘Celebrating Yoga’ will enable to capture individual enthusiasts performing yoga and mark the 3rd International Yoga Day as well as mass events organized in public places, schools and office complexes across the country.
The app will be connected with Google Map for shared info and will also be visible on DST website through a social wall.
The App will be connected with Google Map where shared information can be seen by the users. Subsequently, the information posted will also be visible on DST website through a social wall. The App ‘Celebrating Yoga (DST)’ is available on Google Play store. The information gathered through this app will be shared subsequently with the Ministry of AYUSH to complement their efforts.