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Antarrashtriya Yoga Diwas Media Samman

Posted on : 07 Jan 2020

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  • Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar will confer the first ‘Antarrashtriya Yoga Diwas Media Samman’ to 30 media houses in New Delhi.
  • Acknowledging the positive role and responsibility of the media in disseminating the outreach of Yoga in India and abroad, the Ministry had instituted the award in June last year to mark the contribution of media in spreading the message of Yoga.
  • Eleven awards will be conferred under the category of Best Media Coverage of Yoga in Newspapers, Eight under the category “Best Media Coverage of Yoga in Television while 11 awards to be conferred under the category “Best Media Coverage of Yoga in Radio.
  • The International Day of Yoga is being celebrated annually on 21 of June every year, since 2015.
  • The idea of International Day of Yoga was first proposed by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, during his address at the United Nations General Assembly on 27 September 2014.

Article Related Questions

  1. Consider the following statements regarding Antarrashtriya Yoga Diwas Media Samman
    1.The idea of International Day of Yoga was first proposed by India.
    2.The International Day of Yoga is being celebrated annually on 21 of June.
    Which of the following statement is/are correct?

  2. 1.1 only

    2.2 only

    3.Both 1 and 2

    4.Neither 1 nor 2

    Right Ans : Both 1 and 2

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