Chandigarh: The state government has decided to introduce yoga in the curriculum of Anganwadi Centres and provide yoga training to Anganwadi employees and helpers. While stating this on Tuesday, Women and Child Development Minister Kavita Jain said that approval to this effect has been given by Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar.
Greeting the people on the occasion of ‘International Yoga Day’, the minister said that under Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Swasth Bharat, Sashakt Bharat’ initiative, children aged between three and six years and expectant mothers would be taught yoga exercises. The curriculum would be prepared jointly by Women and Child Development and AYUSH Departments, she added.
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