102 candidates attending Yoga training courses under JKSDM Covid-19 special skill programs
J&K Skill Development Mission (JKSDM) on the occasion of International Yoga Day, organized an online yoga program on Sunday which was attended by 102 candidates across Jammu and Kashmir.
Under its phase-wise Covid-19 special skill program, JKSDM is already conducting an online program “Yoga for Better Immunity and Stress Relief” for the youth of J&K.
Under the expert guidance of Anuja Jasrotia, Art of Living Yoga Faculty and co-founder of Ajyoga, the participants performed yoga.
“Stress management has many societal, familial and individual benefits and considering the same, the mission introduced the stress management program involving yoga and other techniques to tackle issues related to anxiety, fitness etc,” said JKSDM official.
“The relaxation techniques have a proven positive effect on mind as well as body. I am trying to take maximum benefit from the program,” said Neelam, a participant.
Under the Covid-19 special online program, JKSDM through different batches has already provided online training to 1061 candidates on various skills sets such as cyber security, GST, tailoring skills (Masks & PPEs), internet web designing, front office operations in hospitality sector and beauty makeup.
Candidates including professionals, home makers, unemployed youth and students pursuing professional courses are receiving training for these courses in JKSDM affiliated institutions. Besides, daily class by instructors, the candidates are also getting an opportunity to interact with reputed industry experts.
“Given the positive response of the participants, the mission is also planning to conduct further stress management sessions involving experts from psychological and fitness related fields,” an official said.
It is pertinent to mention that the second batch of the online skill program was earlier e-launched by the Principal Secretary to the Government, School Education and Skill Development Department Dr. Asgar Hassan Samoon at Civil Secretariat, Srinagar on 2 June, 2020.
Since Covid-19 had closed all closed academic and technical institutions including skill training centres as such online training courses were initiated by the mission aimed to make productive use of time of people of J&K during current lockdown viz-a-viz imparting skills beneficial to the people.