Bhubaneswar: International Day of Yoga has been observed by the East Coast Railway as per the guidelines for “Yoga at Home” issued by the Ministry of AYUSH.
In view of the current pandemic situation in the country, to fight against COVID-19, ECoR observed the International Day of Yoga, maintaining Social Distancing and other protocols from the government. Staff and officers of East Coast Railway were encouraged to perform Yoga from their home for improving health including immunity-boosting, relief from stress, and improving the sense of well being by practicing Yoga.
To avoid mass gathering, staff and officers were advised to perform Yoga at their homes with their family members. In view of this, ECoR General Manager Shri Vidya Bhushan, Additional General Manager Shri Sudhir Kumar, and other Principal Heads of Departments of ECoR performed Yoga from their residence. Other Railway officials have also observed IDY-2020 from their home with family members following COVID-19 protocols.
International Day of Yoga was observed across the territory of ECoR. All the Divisions of ECoR, i.e., Khurda Road, Sambalpur, and Waltair also observed the International Day of Yoga.