In continuation of the tradition of participating in the worldwide programme on International Day of Yoga, NIRM celebrated IDY-2018 by conducting Yoga Session in the NIRM office premises. The yoga session was organised on 21-06-2018, 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) (75 Nos.). At Bengaluru, the Yoga Session was conducted by the local Yoga exponent Shri Amit Jaiswal and Mrs. Gitanjali Pande, Yoga teachers from Atma Darshan Ashram, Bengaluru. At KGF office Yoga session was conducted by the Guru from Prajapita Brahma Kumaris Ishwariya Vishwa Vidyalaya. 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 2018.The session was so well designed considering the age, working and background. The Yoga Guru gave useful practical tips and suggestions to enable the employees practice at home and as well as at places where they travel for their duties. For IDY 2018 his emphasis was on inner happiness. This was advised in daily practice of inner tranquil that will ensure smooth and healthy working atmosphere.
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.