Government Polytechnic Bikram Chowk, Jammu celebrated 6th International Yoga Day. On this occasion Online Yoga practice sessions for all the staff and students was organised on Zoom platform on 20th and 21st June. The final yoga session on 21st June 2020 was attended by Mr Sajad Hussain Ganai, Director Skill Development Department, J&K who stressed on the need and relevance of yoga seeing to the current stagnant lifestyle being adopted by the people.
Er. Arun Bangotra, Principal of college, welcomed all the participants for the Online Yoga Sessions and highlighted the significance of Yoga for inner peace, transforming body and mind. The proceedings of all the Yoga sessions were carried out by Vinay Kumar, Instructor of the college. The yoga sessions were attended by various HODs, Faculty, Staff and students of the institute.
On this occasion an online quiz competition was also organized for all the students and staff to spread awareness about yoga. Amongst the students, Paramjeet Singh won the first prize while the second prize was bagged by Karan Kumar. The third prize was shared by Akshat Aggarwal, Apurva Mishra and Abhishek Sharma. In the Faculty category, the first price was won by Manu Rajput, Demonstrator Architecture Assistantship. The second prize was shared amongst Itika Sharma and Vickey Sharma, both Demonstrator in Electrical Engineering and the third prize was also shared amongst Navdeep sharma, Demonstrator Automobile Engineering and Viney Kumar, Instructor of the institute. The co-ordinators for the programme were Jasdeep Kaur, Shokat Ali, Ajay Thapa and Akash Dasgotra, faculty of college.