International Yoga day was celebrated in Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU) on 21-6-2017 at TNAU Stadium. The day marked the peaceful beginning with yoga invocation song and meditation.
Dr. K. Ramasamy, Vice-Chancellor, TNAU, Coimbatore in his presidential address remarked that yoga is doubly important for people involved in all levels of agriculture, since they have the prime responsibility of feeding the nation and should keep themselves fit always. Yoga is scientific and has been carried out, since our ancient system of Gurukulam education. He emphasized that practicing yoga will help the students to concentrate in studies and advance in their career of choice.
R. Pachiappan, Coimbatore zone President and P.Haridass, Secretary and Joint Director (Extension), World Community service centre (WCSC) felicitated the function.
Yoga demonstrations on standing, sitting postures and Asnas and eye exercises were conducted on the occasion.
Dr. C.R.Anandakumar, Registrar, Dr. S.Mahimairaja, Dean (Agriculture), and Heads of the Department were present during the function.
Welcome address was given by Mrs. Rama Rajendran, Yoga Co-ordinator & Vote of thanks by Mr. D.Arun Kumar Ist B.Sc (Agriculture) student. Elaborate arrangements were made by Dr. G.Raghavan, Deputy Director of Physical Education.