On account of outbreak of COVID-19 mass gathering was not advised to celebrate IDY 2020 by Ministry of AYUSH and it was suggested to celebrate IDY 2020 at home with participation of entire family. MyLifeMyYoga video blogging competition was organized online by the Ministry and it was instructed to upload a video performing yoga and the benefits experienced by practicing regular Yoga . Nature cure clinics and hospitals, Nature Cure & Yoga colleges, reputed yoga institutions across the country were contacted and requested to promote the MyLifeMyyoga challenge. Principals of all the colleges, practicing naturopaths across the country, Organizations like International Naturopathy Organization (INO), Indian Yoga Association (IYA,MH) were requested to publicize about the challenge through their respective social media platforms and whatsapp groups.
NIN through various activities inspired and called on people to actively participate in the celebration of IDY 2020 on 21st June 2020. Doctors from NIN also performed 3min video and released on NIN’s Facebook Page. Many followers of NIN’s page were encouraged and actively took part in the competition as per ministry’s guidelines.