The National Medical Commission (NMC) has directed all medical institutions to celebrate ‘International Yoga Day’. This direction was issued on 29th May, 2023.
The International Yoga Day shall be celebrated on 21st June, 2023. The NMC encourages observance of the Common Yoga Protocol (CYP). This may be observed through offline or online mode. The protocol comprises of daily activities that benefit the physical and mental health of individuals.
Medical colleges and institutions are required to encourage students, professionals, employees and their families to participate in these events so as to create awareness of the benefit of yoga among the masses.