Global Wellness Meet from February 26

The Karnataka Ayurveda and Unani Practitioners ( KAUP) Board in association with the Ayush Department will hold the ‘Global Wellness Meet- 2016’ on February 26, 27 and 28.

Delegates from the health sector from across the globe, students of homeopathy, Ayush colleges and universities across the state will take part at the meet at Gayatri Vihar in  Palace Grounds. Chief Minister Siddaramaiah will inaugurate the event to mark KAUP’s 50th anniversary. 

At a press conference on Friday, president, KAUP Board Karnataka, Dr Sathyamoorthy Bhat said: "We expect over five lakh people and 20,000 delegates to attend the meet over three days. This is the first time a wellness meet is being held in India. There will be talks on wellness, importance of ayurveda, unani and health related topics by experts. Nearly 400 stalls with displays ranging from books, automobiles to clothes will be set up.”
Bhat added that the entry to the meet is free but there will be a charge of Rs 2,000 for attending talks and for availing kits, including food on all the three days. “The cost is inclusive of a certificate for participants. Depending on the response, the meet will be held next year too,” Bhat added.

As a precursor to the meet, KAUP will also hold 'Arogyathon, a mass yoga and prayer event on February 14 from 2 pm to 6 pm at Gayatri Vihar. Yoga experts Sri Vishwabandu Nagesh, John Maresh and others will demonstrate Yoga.

The Board and Ayush department are erecting a statue of Dhanvantari -- considered to be the God of Ayurveda -- at the venue. The 124-foot statute is made of thermocol and plaster of paris, KAUP members said.  

Mark your calender

Global Wellness meet
on February 26, 27 and  28
10 am to 5 pm - talks
5 pm - cultural programmes
February 26  :  Talk on global wellness, importance of health, how to keep healthy and related topics.
February 27 :   Talk on Health and tourism 
February 28 :   Discussion on rural health


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