APU Celebrates International Yoga Day in Association With Government of Arunachal Pradesh

Friday, June 22, 2018 General News
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GUWAHATI, India, June 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --

The Fourth International Yoga day was observed by Apex Professional

University at IGJ auditorium, Pasighat on 21st of June, 2018 in adjoining with the main celebration of the day with the Hon'ble Chief Minister Shri Pema Khandu. The event was celebrated in collaboration with District Administration
of East Siang, Patanjali Yoga Samiti and Brahma Kumaris.

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The Chancellor, Vice Chancellor, Registrar, APU staff, Government Officials, Volunteers of Patanjali Yoga Samiti and good number of students of the Apex Professional University participated in the event. Despite the weather obstructions, the yoga enthusiasts reached the stadium by the early hours in the morning to join the celebrations.

While addressing the gathering on International Yoga Day, Aacharya Dhanwaant Singh emphasized that the initiative taken by the Hon'ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi to declare the 21st June as International Yoga Day by United Nations has brought immense focus of attention towards India. It has grown the curiosity of the entire world to understand the power of Indian culture, rituals, spirituality and colors of festivals responsible behind the amazing art of Yogic Sciences.

In view of this massive celebration being observed across the globe, Apex Professional University organized a special 'Pre-Preparatory Yoga session' to provide a 360 degree view of unexplored benefits of yoga. In order to pay tribute to this ancient Indian tradition in its truest sense, the event included traditional meditative sessions, informative talk by Aacharya Dhanwaant Singh, Chancellor of Apex Professional University on the origin and adoption of yoga as a mass culture and practical sessions of yoga for students.

About Apex Professional University 

Apex Professional University (APU) is a non-profit university established by the Government of Arunachal Pradesh and Apex Foundation, Bangalore under the Public Private Partnership (PPP) Scheme. Government of Arunachal Pradesh has legislated Apex Professional University Act, 2012 (No. 7 of 2013) as a Statutory University vide notification No. LAW/LEGN-17/2012 dated 10th May, 2013. APU started functioning in July 2013 under the sponsorship of Apex Foundation, Bangalore, one of the top charitable organization in the field of education.

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has accorded its recognition to Apex Professional University as a state private university vide its letter F.NO8-13/2013(CPP-I/PU) dated 28th June 2013 in accordance with section 2(f) of UGC Act, 1956. As per Ministry of HRD, Government of India, Apex Professional University is empowered to award Degrees as specified in section 22 of UGC Act, 1956.

Apex Professional University, Pasighat, Arunachal Pradesh is approved by Bar Council of India, New Delhi, Council of Architecture (CoA), New Delhi and is a member of Association of Indian Universities (AIU), New Delhi. The APU has also obtained no objection letter from the AICTE, New Delhi for conducting technical and management programme.

Apex Professional University, Pasighat, Arunachal Pradesh is empowered to register external (private) students in accordance with Apex Professional University Act (No. 7 of 2013) and the consent of the Distance Education Bureau (DEB), University Grant Commission, New Delhi.

For more details about APU, visit: http://www.apexuniversity.ac.in



Media Contact: V S Moray registrar@apexuniversity.edu.in +91-9436292319 Registrar, Apex Professional University

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