International Yoga Day was celebrated in KIIT & KISS at KIIT Cricket Stadium on 21st June, 2017. Thousands of Staff, students and teachers of KIIT & KISS assembled at 6:45 am in KIIT ground for practice Yoga. At 7:00am Yoga starts as per schedule of national yoga ceremony. In KIIT the Yoga practice was lead by Founder, KIIT & KISS Dr. Achyuta Samanta. Inaugurating the International Yoga Day Dr. Samanta said, Yoga is the only way to free our body and mind from various illnesses. Yoga is a journey through the inner ‘self’ to connect to the supreme soul. Yoga and meditation are essential for every human as it relaxes mind and resists body, he added.
The United Nations has declared June 21, as the International Yoga Day for the first time. As many as 192 countries were participated in International Yoga Day. It is a matter of pride for all Indians that yoga which is part of our culture is getting such attention on an international platform.
Then different yet common yoga asanas were carried out by the students and staff members assembled for the purpose. Later, some extraordinary yoga asanas were demonstrated by two students of KISS. At the end, Dr. Gaganendu Dash, Director, Sports, proposed Vote of Thanks.