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Prime Minister’s Yoga Awards 2022

Prime Minister’s Yoga Awards 2022- Relevance for UPSC Exam

  • GS Paper 2: Governance, Administration and Challenges– Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.

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Yoga Awards 2022 in news

  • Recently, the Ministry of Ayush has invited nominations for Prime Minister’s Yoga Awards 2022. The winners will be announced on the International Day of Yoga on 21st June, 2022.

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Yoga Awards 2022 Application Process

  • The application process for awards for the year 2022 is currently being hosted on the MyGov platform (https://innovateindia.mygov.in/pm-yoga-awards-2022/).
  • The applications/nominations can be submitted only through online mode and no hardcopy is to be sent.
  • Interested individuals and institutions can access the PMYA page at https://innovateindia.mygov.in/pm-yoga-awards-2022/ to understand the nominations process and participate.
  • The applicant can directly apply or they may be nominated by a prominent person or organization working in the field of Yoga for consideration under this award process.

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Yoga Awards 2022 categories

  • It consists of two National categories for entities of Indian origin, and two International categories for entities of foreign origin.
  • The applicants/nominees for these awards should have made exceptional contributions to Yoga, and have a deep understanding of Yoga.
  • An applicant can nominate/can be nominated for only one award category, that is, either the National Award or the International Award, in a particular year.

प्रधानमंत्री योग पुरस्कार 2022

Yoga Awards 2022 Selection Process

  • The selection process is a well-defined process for which two committees are constituted by the Ministry of AYUSH (MoA), Government of India (GoI), namely-
    • The Screening Committee and
    • The Evaluation Committee (Jury).
  • The above committees will decide the selection and evaluation criteria for finalizing the recipients of the awards.
  • The Evaluation Committee (Jury) is chaired by the Cabinet secretary.


International Yoga Day

  • International Yoga Day: United Nations proclaimed 21 June as the International Day of Yoga by resolution 69/131 in the year 2014.
  • The message of Yoga in promoting both the physical and mental well-being of humanity has never been more relevant than during COVID-19 pandemic.
    • The communities around the world have embraced Yoga to stay healthy and rejuvenate themselves.


International Yoga Day 2022

  • International Day of Yoga 2022 countdown campaign: It commenced on 13 March 2022.
    • The 100 days countdown is focused on 100 cities involving 100 organizations till 21st June 2022.
  • Key Activities Planned:
    • To celebrate Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav, a demonstration of Yoga will be at 75 Heritage Heritage/Iconic cultural sites on 21st June 2022.
    • Other programs include Yoga demonstrations, workshops, and seminars to be held during the countdown.
  • The Ministry will propagate the benefits of Yoga using the WHO mYoga App, Namastey App, Y-break Application and various people-centric activities and programmes.
  • The activities will be launched on MyGov platform including Photo contest, quiz, discussion, pledge, poll survey, jingle, etc.


Analysis of Kurukshetra Magazine: ”Health Through Yoga”

Analysis of Kurukshetra Magazine: ”Health Through Yoga”

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