CHANDIGARH,25.05.23- Haryana Yog Aayog in collaboration with National Institute of Nursing Education, PGIMER and Yog Centre, PGIMER, Chandigarh organized a hybrid international conference on 25th May, 2023 at NINE auditorium, PGIMER, Chandigarh. Around 700 participants registered through online mode and more than 350 participants have physically attended the conference.

Dr. Sukhpal Kaur welcomed the chief guest, Dr. G. Anupama, IAS, honorable Additional Chief Secretary, Department of Health and Family Welfare and AYUSH, Haryana and other dignitaries namely Dr. Jaideep Arya, Chairman, Haryana Yog Aayog as a Co-organiser and Sh. Kumar Gaurav Dhawan, IRS, Deputy Director, PGIMER, Dr. Vandana Disodia, HCS, Additional Director, AYUSH,Haryana, , Dr. J.S. Thakur, HOD of Public Health & Community Medicine, PGIMER, Dr. Mahendra Singh, Principal, Govt. College of Yoga Education & Health, Chandigarh and Dr. Sapna Nanda, Principal, Govt. College of Education, Chandigarh as Guest of Honor.

Dr. G. Anupama, IAS, honorable Additional Chief Secretary, Department of Health and Family Welfare and AYUSH, Haryana grace the occasion as Chief Guest. The chief guest in her presidential address shared her experience and expertise of her medical background on the theme of the conference.

Dr. Sh. Kumar Gaurav Dhawan , Deputy Director, PGIMER, Chandigarh. He appreciated the efforts of Haryana Yog Aayog & NINE, PGIMER for organizing this conference. He wished everyone best wishes for the events like this in future also. Dr. Vandana Disodia, Additional Director, AYUSH,Haryana appreciated the efforts of Harayana Yog Aayog for organizing this conference.

Dr. Jaideep Arya, Chairman, Haryana Yog Aayog emphasized the need of gut health for the sake of immunity. He told that 70% immunity is based on gut health in this conference & How stress can have detrimental effects on the gut health and by ways of natural pre- biotics like curd and meditation Dr. J.S Thakur,Head of Department of Public Health, PGIMER also shared his views on the imporatance of Research in Yoga for better awareness among participants.

Dr. Sapna Nanda , Principal, Govt college of Education , as a dietician she shared her view on the importance of diet and life style to live a healthy life. Dr. Mahender, Principal, GCYEH also appreciated the efforts of organism and mentioned about the bright future of yogasan in the medical, sports and education.

Second Speaker was Jyoti Arya ji, MD Medicine, Assistant Professor, Patanjali College of Ayruveda, University of Uttarakhand shared her tremendous clinical knowledge in her talk on integrated approach in digestive disorders. Dr. Vinoy Singh, MS Surgery, Consultant, National Health Authority, Banglore. He delivered his talk on integrative Medicare: Role of Yoga. Many other eminent speakers apprised the audience about their views on this occasion.

In the felicitation ceremony, Golden book of world made during 75 lakh Surya Namaskaran project was presented to hon,ble chief guest by chairman Haryana Yog Aayog along with other officials. Hon,ble chief guest was felicitated by Dr. Jaideep Arya and Dr. Sukhpal Kaur and all the other dignitaries were felicitated by officials of NINE and Haryana Yoga Aayog.

The event ended with vote of thanks by Dr. Harish Chander, Registrar, Haryana Yog Aayog followed by National anthem.