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Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga (MDNIY) is an autonomous organisation registered under the Societies Registration Act, 1860, and functioning under the Ministry of Ayush, Govt. of India. MDNIY came into existence on 01.04.1998 by upgrading the erstwhile Central Research Institute for Yoga (CRIY) which was established in the year 1976.


The Aim of the Institute is to promote deeper understanding of Yoga philosophy and practices based on ancient Yoga Traditions for holistic health and well-being of all.


The objectives of the Institute are:

  1. To act as a Centre of Excellence in Yoga.
  2. To develop, promote and propagate the philosophy, science and art of Yoga.
  3. To provide and promote facilities for Yoga education, training, therapy and research to ful fill the above two objectives.

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