“We are already spending a lot of money on Yoga research work, but we have earmarked Rs 10,000 crore for more research on the ancient art,” he was quoted by IANS as saying while addressing a gathering at the inaugural session of the two-day international conference on ‘Yoga for Body and Beyond’ in Delhi.
According to an IANS report Baba Ramdev also praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for putting Yoga on the international map. He said Government funds for Yoga should be increased as the ancient Indian science needs to be taken to the masses.
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“It’s a big world. We will educate and prepare 1 lakh Yoga teachers soon,” he was further quoted by IANS as saying, adding that once it’s done, at least 1 crore people would benefit from Yoga.
“Stress is a major problem these days. Only Yoga can heal stress,” Pandya, who had recently refused the Modi Government’s proposal to take up a Rajya Sabha seat, was quoted by IANS as saying.