Ahead of the International Yoga Day celebrations, the human resource development ministry is holding a national level seminar on yoga on June 18, where vice-chancellors of all central universities would be present.

According to sources, HRD minister would also be present in the seminar where apart from senior officials of HRD ministry, VCs, UGC top brass and yoga experts would be present.

The seminar comes not only comes days before the International Yoga Day celebrations but also at a time when the ministry is considering a report submitted by a panel of experts led by Dr HR Nagendra, on setting up of yoga departments in universities across the country.

The committee has worked out details of yoga courses that can be taught at higher levels of education and also given a list of universities where they can be rolled out this year itself.

Source: Times of India