SMVDU Katra, October 2019. The National Service Scheme (NSS) along with Yoga and Fitness Club at Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University (SMVDU), Katra, had organized yoga sessions in the month of October. At the onset, the sessions began from 2nd October, commemorating the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, and continued till the month end. A good number of students had participated in the sessions and showed great interest. The sessions were open to all the residents of the campus, which includes faculty and staff members along with students. All these sessions were held on weekends and holidays in order to enable one and all to participate in them. The program aimed to sensitize people towards comprehensive nature of yoga towards life and well-being. The yoga instructor of these sessions was Mr. Gurmel-a well-qualified & trained in yoga, and a daily practitioner. He informed students about the benefits of yoga for the body and mind before starting with the asanas. Students, faculty members and residents participated in the sessions which were jointly coordinated by Mr. Sumanta Sarathi Sharma, Faculty Coordinator, NSS, and Dr. Madhu Mangal Chaturvedi, Convener, Yoga and Fitness Club. Considering the success of the Yoga sessions, it is being planned to start the yoga sessions again in the month of November provided the request received and the enthusiasm shown.