Tag: Antarrashtriya Yoga Diwas Media Samman

GoI to confer first “Antarrashtriya Yoga Diwas Media Samman’

The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting will confer “Antarrashtriya Yoga Diwas Media Samman” to 30 media houses. The aim of the award is to acknowledge positive role of media in disseminating outreach of Yoga. Highlights The awards are to be provided in the categories of Best Media Coverage of Yoga in Television (8 awards), Best Media Coverage of yoga in Radio (11 awards), Best Media Coverage of Yoga in Newspapers (11 awards). The awards were announced for the first time in June 2019. GoI has been pushing Yoga practices since 2014. In September 2014,during his United Nations General Assembly address proposed the idea of celebrating International Yoga Day every year. A resolution was passed by the UN following this and now International Day of Yoga is being celebrated every year on 21 June.