CBSE has included Yoga as one of the 24 disciplines to train a large number of youth in yoga and make it popular across the nation.It is being taught in various schools across the country now. To further promote Yoga among the youth & bring the talent to the fore, the Board has included Yoga as one of the 24 disciplines for competitions at National Level. The outstanding students are felicitated with CBSE Chacha Nehru Sports Award annually.
Ever since the NDA govt has come to power,it has shown its commitment in promoting Yoga across the nation.
On the initiative of the Hon’ble Prime Minister of India, the United Nations General Assembly unanimously adopted 21st June as the International Day of Yoga (IDY). Consequently, all efforts were made by the Government of India to celebrate the IDY across the world. As an outcome, millions of enthusiastic people participated in the events successfully organised in 192 member countries of the United Nations to celebrate IDY.