SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY
SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY OBSERVES INTERNATIONAL DAY OF YOGA – 2021
Kolkata, 21stJune, 2021:
South Eastern Railway observed the International Day of Yoga-2021 with great enthusiasm. The theme of this year’s International Day of Yoga is “Yoga for Wellness”.
The International Day of Yoga was observed at S E Railway Headquartersand at all the four divisions viz. Kharagpur, Adra, Chakradharpur and Ranchi maintaining physical distancing and health protocols in the wake of COVID-19. All Staff and Officers were also encouraged to practice Yoga from their homes in view of the pandemic situation.
Yoga promotes wellness and fitness. It is not just physical exercise but also helps to achieve mental and spiritual well being. In the midst of pandemic, Yoga has assumed even greater importance as it helps to strengthen respiratory system. Railway employees need to work in various stressful situations and Yoga can help them to be more relaxed, energetic and enthusiastic. Yoga practice provides a sense of relaxation and fresh energy to devote to work.
Yoga practice sessions were also organised at Stations, Workshops, RPF Training Centres, Crew Lobbies, Running Rooms, Railway Schools, Community Centres, Officers’ Club, Railway Institutes, Bharat Scouts & Guides Den at Headquarters and Divisions. Members of S E Railway Sports Association (SERSA) and S E Railway Women’s Welfare Organisation (SERWWO) also actively took part in the programme. International Day of Yoga 2021 was also observed at Electric Loco Shed, Tatanagar.