First India-China Yoga college inaugurated in Kunming, China


The first India-China Yoga college was inaugurated today at Yunnan Minzu University in Kunming, before the upcoming International Yoga Day to be observed on June 21.

Minister of State for External Affairs V K Singh along with Vice Governor of Yunnan Province Ding Shaoxiang unveiled the plaque of India-China Yoga College in Yunnan Minzu University today.

During Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to China last month, an MoU was signed in order to establish the Yoga College.

Singh, who is in Beijing to take part in the 3rd China-South Asia Expo in which India is the ‘theme country, also unveiled the bust of Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore presented by India to the University.

Indian Ambassador to China Ashok Kantha said it is the first ever and one of its kind Yoga college in China. The college will provide certification courses with Indian teachers helping with curriculum development and training the students.