The third International Conference on Yoga was inaugurated in New Delhi by Indian Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on 10 October 2017.
The third International Conference on Yoga”s theme of the conference this year is Yoga for Wellness.
The two-day conference is being organized by the ministry of AYUSH as a part of commemorating the celebration of 21 June as International Day of Yoga declared by the United Nation.
While the inauguration function was presided over by the ministry of state for AYUSH, shripad Yesso Naik Union Ministry Nitin Gadkari was the chief guest.
The event would see participation from over 500 delegates, from 44 countries across the world.
It would have six technical sessions with yoga focused deliberations by experts.
It would be followed by a panel discussion between 16 interdisciplinary experts from prominent scientific institutions.
The key areas of deliberations would include Yoga research in non-communicable diseases and scope of Yoga in integrated medicine, control of cancer, depression, gynecological disorders and pain management.
The sessions will have 25 national and international experts as speakers and 11 highly recommended resource dignitaries of Yoga and Medical field as Chairpersons and Co-chairpersons.