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Harshvardhan launches Mobile App to encourage people to participate in healthy living

New Delhi, Jun 19 (UNI) Minister for Science & Technology, Dr Harshvardhan, today launched a Mobile App “Celebrating Yoga”, to popularise Yoga and encourage people to participate in it for a scientifically healthy living.

Developed by Department of Science & Technology, the App focuses on healthy life of citizens and its purpose is to improves productivity and economy of the country as a whole.

The Department of Science & Technology has also launched a research programme “Science and Technology of Yoga and Meditation (SATYAM)” under its Cognitive Science Research Initiative (CSRI).

As Yoga and Meditation are interdisciplinary endeavors that interface with Neuroscience, Medicine, Psychology, Engineering, Philosophy, etc, YOGA can contribute in a holistic way to derive integrated benefits.


The App will enable in capturing both mass events organised in public places, schools and office complexes across the country and individual enthusiasts, who are performing yoga to promote the celebration of the day and yoga performances.

The App will be connected with Google Map where shared information can been seen by the users.
Subsequently the information posted will also be visible on DST website through a social wall.
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