Baba Ramdev and Sri Sri Ravi Shankar meet at The Art of Living Ashram

17th August 2015

Yoga experts, Ministry of AYUSH and Quality Council of India came together for a meeting on the certification of Yoga Professionals at The Art of Living International Center today.

"Respect for diversity can be found in India. To bring quality control in yoga when we have such diverse practices is a Herculean task", said Sri Sri. Noting the popularity of International Yoga Day he added, "When awareness for yoga has been amplified, we need to ensure quality too."

The meeting was attended by Baba Ramdev, Founder, Patanjali Yogpeet; Dr. H.R Nagendra, Chancellor, SVYASA Yoga University; Mr. Anil Jauhri, CEO, National Accreditation Board for Certification Bodies, Quality Council of India; Dr. Gazal Javed, Ministry of Ayush; and Ms. Sangeeta Saxena, Department of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce and Industry; among others.

Today was the second meeting of the Steering Committee. The first meeting was held on the 25th of May, 2015.