Press Release




Time: 1600 Hrs. `                                                                                                                            Date: 21/06/2018


National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) celebrated the 4th International Day of Yoga across the country with the aim to make personnel stress free and raise awareness among the force personnel. On this occasion, National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) organized a Yoga and Meditation Session at Nehru Park, New Delhi, in which yoga yoga asanas and pranayamas are performed by personnel.  Besides, a free medical camp was also organized at Nehru park, in which the medical health checkup and medicines was provided to the needy persons.


DG NDRF also instructed all the battalions to conduct a yoga session on a regular basis and briefed, how yoga can benefit the force personnel.


 NDRF rescuers work in life threatening situations and they exposed to different kinds of human tragedies during disaster and they are at greatest risk of severe stress. A few minutes of yoga by NDRF personnel during the day can be a great help to get rid of stress. Practicing yoga improves balance, endurance, flexibility, and strength, while meditation helps keep the mind sharp, relieves stress and anxiety, and can strengthen immune system. It helps NDRF personnel to have a sound body and mind.


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