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Tech Mahindra collaborates with UN to support International Yoga day

Published: 23rd June 2018 07:04 PM  |   Last Updated: 23rd June 2018 07:04 PM   |  A+A-

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By UNI

NEW DELHI: Digital transformation provider Tech Mahindra announced its collaboration with the Permanent Mission of India (PMI) to the United Nations (UN) to support the International Day of Yoga, a statement said here on Saturday.

"As a testimony of their commitment towards wellness through Yoga, Tech Mahindra and PMI to the UN are organising an event today in Geneva.

Dr Francis Gurry, Director General of World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) would be the chief guest and will inaugurate the event. Ambassador Rajiv Kumar Chander, India's Permanent Representative to the UN, would give the welcome address.

The keynote speaker at the event would be Dr AVL Kumar, award winning nuclear scientist and inspirational Yoga teacher," said CP Gurnani, MD & CEO, Tech Mahindra.

"We are glad to partner with Tech Mahindra on the occasion of the International Day of Yoga.

Their ethos of "Wellness Before Business" is apt and the need of the hour.

We look forward to making it a successful partnership and working towards spreading wellness through Yoga, across the globe," said Ambassador Rajiv Kumar Chander, India's Permanent Representative to the UN.

Tech Mahindra's initiative, 'Wellness Before Business' aims to create a global platform of leaders across customers, partners and influencers to drive #WellnessFirst, that promotes healthy lifestyle practices – through yoga, running, cycling, meditation.

"In 2015, Tech Mahindra also developed a portal (http:dayofyoga.org) for International day of yoga, which was launched by Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, at the UNESCO headquarters," the release stated.

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