DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 24TH APR 2017
(DAILY NEWS INDIA)
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1. UP GOVERNMENT TO SET UP 40 YOGA WELLNESS CENTERS IN 40 DISTRICTS
i. Uttar Pradesh has decided to set up 40 Yoga wellness centers in 40 districts across the state in this current year. The International Yoga Day is celebrated across the world on 21 June.
ii. The Centre is implementing National AYUSH Mission as a Centrally Sponsored Scheme.
iii. The state government has also planned to start post graduate courses at Unani College Allahabad, Government Ayurvedic College and hospital Varanasi, Government Homeopathy College Allahabad and TT College Lucknow.
vi. A 1st herbal garden of the state would be set up soon near the Government national Homeopathic college and hospital, Lucknow to encourage the farmers to cultivate herbal plants across the state.
viii. In December 2016, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization had formally inscribed Yoga in its representative list of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.