Tuesday, April 6, 2010

HP to extend yoga classes to middle schools

Shimla, Apr 5 (PTI) Yoga will be part of the curriculum of middle schools in Himachal Pradesh from the next academic year, the assembly was told today.

Syllabus has been prepared for introducing yoga as a subject from standard VI to VIII, Education Minister I D Dhiman said to question of Randhir Sharma (BJP).

The discipline is taught in 1,433 primary schools under Sarva Siksha Abhiyan for girls, he said.

The department had availed the services yoga guru Swami Ramdev and Art of Living founder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar in formulating text books, the minister said. Read More

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