The Muhamma grama panchayat in the district will be declared a ‘Yoga Gramam’ (Yoga Village) at a function to be held on Thursday.
Muhamma panchayat president J. Jayalal said the project ‘Nammude Gramam Yoga Gramam,’ aimed at providing yoga training to residents in the local body, commenced in 2016. “The panchayat launched the initiative with the help of Ayurveda dispensary and AYUSH wellness centre. Today, we are operating 32 yoga centres in 16 wards of the panchayat. At least one person from each of the family in the panchayat successfully completed yoga education. The function will also be a curtain raiser event for the International AYUSH Conclave to be held in Ernakulam in September,” Mr. Jayalal said.
Food and Civil Supplies Minister P. Thilothaman will preside. K.C. Venugopal, MP, district panchayat president G. Venugopal, and others will attend.