Bhopal:Wednesday, January 6 : School Education Minister Smt. Archana Chitnis reviewed the preparations for Surya Namaskar programme to be held on January 12 at a meeting at Mantralaya here today. Those present at the meeting included Minister of State for Education Shri Nanabhau Mohod, Principal Secretary School Education Smt. Snehlata Shrivastava and Commissioner Rajya Shiksha Kendra Shri Manoj Jhalani.
Smt. Archana Chitnis called for participation of private schools and colleges as well in the programme. She said that these schools and colleges should also be inspired by the government to undertake Surya Namaskar programme.
She informed that this year, mass Surya Namaskar programme will be held for the fourth time. For the first time, the state government has sanctioned Rs 39 lakh 18 thousand to government higher secondary/high schools under Yoga Policy. Each school will be given Rs 2000 from this fund for mobilising facilities for Yoga.