Inauguration: Prakriti Wellness Centre
Prakriti Wellness Centre was inaugurated at Pune camp, by Lt Gen Ajai Kumar Singh, AVSM, YSM, SM, VSM, GOC-in-C, Southern Command. The centre is a first of its kind initiative by Indian Army to promote Inner Wellness and Holistic Health through alternate healings for serving personnel, dependents & veterans of Indian Armed Forces.
The event saw an exchange of Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Southern Command and National Institute of Naturopathy for establishing efficient functioning of this centre. Professor Dr Satya Lakshmi, Director National Institute of Naturopathy addressed the audience and emphasised on the importance of naturopathy as a potent option for medical treatment. The facility will provide a wide range of wellness services ranging from Naturopathy treatment, Ayurvedic consultation, Organic products and with a special counter for Millet products in consonance with 2023 being observed as International year of Millets and subsidised generic medicines under the Pradhan Mantri Jan Aushadhi Programme.
The world famous Ramamani lyengar Memorial Yoga Institute has also extended support to this wellness centre in the form of assistance in providing therapies based on lyengar Yoga.
Mrs Abhilata Iyengar of Ramamani lyengar Memorial Yoga Institute was also present during the inauguration ceremony and appreciated this noble endeavour of Indian Army towards holistic health through our ancient traditional healing system. Prakriti Wellness Centre comes as a boom for the sizable population of serving and retired personnel of all forces and their families who now have access to state of art wellness therapies.