NIRM observed "Anti-Terrorism Day". on 21st May 2018. Scientists and Staff took anti-terrorism pledge in both English and Hindi. The pledge was administered by Dr. H.S. Venkatesh, Director, NIRM at head quarters, Bengaluru and by Mr. A. Rajan Babu, HOD, CTS at NIRM registered office at Kolar Gold Fields.
In continuation of the tradition of participating in the worldwide programme on International Day of Yoga, NIRM celebrated IDY-2017 by conducting Yoga Session in the NIRM office premises. The yoga session was organised on 21-06-2017,from 9:30 am to 10:45 am. The session was coordinated by NIRM Scientist Dr.Prasnna Jain with the participation of all the Scientists and Staff of NIRM HO (Bengaluru) and NIRM RO (KGF). At Bengaluru, the Yoga Session was conducted by the local Yoga exponent Sanyasi Devanand, Yoga Guru from AtmaDarshanAshram, Bengaluru.At KGF office Yoga session was conducted by the Guru from Prajapita Brahma KumarisIshwariyaVishwaVidyalaya. Yoga Gurus also delivered short speech on the benefits of yoga and urged all the employees to make yoga a daily practice in their lives.
The following is the list of aasanas practiced in the Yoga session.
The interactive session comprised of clarifications and explanations by the Yoga Guru. All the employees participated with full enthusiasm to mark the IDY 2017.The session was so well designed considering the age, working and background. The Yoga Gurugave useful practical tips and suggestions to enable the employees practice at home and as well as at places where they travel for their duties. Reiterating the essence of Yoga, Yoga Guru in IDY2016 stressed on ManahaPrasaadam (Be joyful without any reason; unconditional) and Namaskaar Yoga (expression of respect to other lives; both externally and internally). For IDY 2017 his emphasis was on Kshama (attitude of forgiveness) and Maitri (attitude of friendliness). This was advised in daily practice of inner tranquil that will ensure smooth and healthy working atmosphere.