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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF AYURVEDA,YOGA & NATUROPATHY,UNANI,SIDDHA AND HOMEOPATHY (AYUSH)
LOK SABHA
STARRED QUESTION NO: 354
ANSWERED ON:  10.08.2018
Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga
JAYAKUMAR JAYAVARDHAN
DHANANJAY BHIMRAO MAHADIK
Will the Minister of



AYURVEDA,YOGA & NATUROPATHY,UNANI,SIDDHA AND HOMEOPATHY (AYUSH) be pleased to state:-


Will the Minister of AYURVEDA, YOGA AND NATUROPATHY, UNANI, SIDDHA AND HOMOEOPATHY (AYUSH) be pleased to state:

(a) whether the Government has established the Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga (MDNIY) and if so, the details and the aims and objectives thereof;

(b) whether the Institute has achieved the objectives for which it was set up and if so, the details thereof;

(c) the number of courses offered and the duration of such courses along with the fees charged;

(d) whether the Institute has also established preventive healthcare units of yoga in CGHS dispensaries in Delhi and NCR and if so, the details thereof; and

(e) whether the Institute has launched a scheme to run Swami Vivekananda District Yoga Wellness Centres through Public Private Partnership mode, if so, the details of number of centres that are functioning in different districts of the country, the financial allocation made for the purpose along with the other steps taken by the Government for promotion of yoga in the country


ANSWER
ANSWER
THE MINISTER OF STATE(IC) OF THE MINISTRY OF AYURVEDA, YOGA & NATUROPATHY, UNANI, SIDDHA AND HOMOEOPATHY
(SHRI SHRIPAD YESSO NAIK)


(a) & (e) : A statement is laid on the Table of the House



STATEMENT REFERRED TO IN REPLY TO LOK SABHA
STARRED QUESTION NO. 354 * FOR 10TH AUGUST, 2018


(a) & (b) Yes. Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga (MDNIY), an autonomous body under the Ministry of AYUSH, is a focal Institute for yoga education, training and therapy. It aims to promote deeper understanding of Yoga philosophy and practices based on ancient Yoga Traditions for holistic health and well being of all.

(c) The Institute’s mandate is of a continuing nature, and the Institute has so far been successful in pursuing the same. The list of Programmes/Courses and duration conducted by Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga (MDNIY), at present, is given in Annexure-A.

(d) Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga (MDNIY) has established Preventive Health Care Units of Yoga in CGHS Wellness Centres in Delhi and NCR: MDNIY has established 19 Preventive Health Care Units of Yoga in CGHS Wellness Centres in Delhi and NCR. Details are given in Annexure – B.

(e) Yes. The Swami Vivekananda District Yoga Wellness Centre (SVDYWC) Scheme was implemented during the 11th five year plan under Public Private Partnership (PPP) mode. This scheme had the District as a unit for Yoga intervention aimed at supporting Non Government Organizations (NGOs) partially to promote Yogic activities for public/community health care and to encourage utilization of Yoga professionals in public health care delivery programmes. The scheme was discontinued & closed w.e.f. 01.04.2016.





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