The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) is organizing yoga - an ancient Indian exercise - sessions for Indian industry on the International Day of Yoga on June 21.
"CII congratulates the government of India for recognition of yoga at the United Nations and wholeheartedly supports the efforts for its international popularization. Yoga, which originated in India, prevents incidence of non-communicable diseases which seriously impact social and economic development," said CII president Sumit Mazumder.
Several thousand representatives of Indian industry, including chief executive officers, employees and family members are rolling out their yoga mats to practice this ancient Indian exercise on Sunday, the chamber said in a statement.
"The International Day of Yoga is a chance to re-emphasize Indian industry's engagement with holistic health outcomes which are critical to overall national productivity and competitiveness," said CII director general Chandrajit Banerjee.