Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga (MDNIY, http://www.yogamdniy.nic.in) is an autonomous organization under the Department of AYUSH, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, and Government of India and is a focal Institute for planning, training, promotion and coordination of Yoga Education, Training, Therapy and Research in all its aspects.

A scheme titled Swami Vivekananda District Yoga Wellness Centre (SVDYWC) under Public Private Partnership (PPP) mode has been devised to impart proper and good Yoga training facilities to the common people, so that people will be convinced to adopt the system of Yoga more and more as part of their lifestyle. It is necessary to standardize the quality of Yogic practices and replicate it for extending their benefit all over the country by networking with other leading Yoga Institutes working in the field. It provides financial assistance in the form of grant-in-aid under the scheme.

Each SVDYWC will be provided technical support by Nodal Yoga Institute as identified by MDNIY. They will work as Nodal Institute for a particular state. The Nodal Yoga Institute shall periodically evaluate the progress. The activities this center are monitored by S-VYAS UNIVERSITY, BANGLORE http://svyasa.org/vyasa-hub/anvesana/


Health, Happiness and Harmony for all through Yoga


Aims to promote deeper understanding of Yoga philosophy and practices based on classical Yoga amongst people

Objectives of the scheme

  • To increase mass awareness about the health benefits of Yoga.
  • To impart training facility on standard Yoga practices for physical, mental and spiritual Wellbeing of the people.
  • To create a network of Yoga Training Institutes/ Centers for propagation and promotion of Yoga.
  • To co-ordinate Yoga in School Health Programme of MDNIY with the help of teachers trained in each district under School Health Programme by leading Yoga Institutes.


Programme to be conducted by District Yoga Wellness Centre are -

  • Foundation Course in Yoga for Wellness (FCYW) of one-month duration.
  • Yoga Awareness Programme of 3-5 days duration (minimum 15 hrs.)
  • Special Yoga Programmes for General Wellbeing.
  • iv) Regular Yoga Training Programme for prevention and promotion of health for general public of each minimum one hour duration (minimum 2 Training programme of each one hour duration daily, separately for male and female).

The details of the programmes are as under

a) Foundation Course in Yoga for Wellness (FCYW) (at least 10 programme in a year)

This is a part time course extended over a period of one month (45 hours) has been designed to promote physical, mental and spiritual health of an individual and to lead a happy and healthy life, thus to bring harmony and peace in the society. This course is open for all individuals who have passed the Matriculation examination from a recognized board or its equivalent. No person with chronic ailments shall be allowed to take admission to this programme.

b) Quarterly Yoga Awareness Programme (YAP) – Minimum 4 programme in a year.

The centre shall organize at-least 4 Yoga Awareness Camps/Workshops of 3 – 5 days each (minimum 15 hrs.) per annum, to increase mass awareness about Yoga and its practices by inviting Yoga experts and medical professionals in the field of Yoga. The centre may invite some experts in one programme to deliver lectures on different aspects of Yoga and allied subjects and to conduct Yoga practical sessions for the benefit of the people. The center may also charge some nominal fees from the participants to conduct these programmes.

c) Special Yoga Programme for General Wellbeing (YPGW)

As many as special yoga programme for the general wellbeing of the people should be conducted frequently to propagate the efficacy of Yoga practices and principles for well being among the masses.

d) Regular Yoga Training programme (RYTP)

SVDYWC will decide the contents for regular Yoga training programme according to the needs of participants.

If you are intrested above four programms in your institutions, educational institutes, government officers, any private organizations and ect in West Godavari District pls contact our number: 9493308199