International Yoga Festival for Tourism Department, Government of Puducherry


Yoga Festival for Tourism Department

The Government of Puducherry has been conducting the International Yoga Festival since 1992. The Tourism Department, Govt. of Puducherry is the nodal department for all the arrangements of the festival regularly every year from 4th to 7th January. The participants from all over the world including all states of India participate in the festival. The festival starts with the registration of delegates on the 1st day followed by the official inauguration followed by various cultural programmes on the same day at Beach Road. The programme consists of discourse/workshop on various topics on Yoga, Yogasana Competitions for various age groups of both men and women, Lecture Demonstrations and Cultural Programmes from 2nd day to the last day. The final round of Yogasana Competitions and Champion of the Meet are the most interesting part of festival which will be held on last day, and its valedictory & prize distribution function will be held on the same day evening.

NIC, Puducherry has developed an event management system for the successful conduct of the International Yoga Festival. Online registration of participants as competitors/demonstration/lectures, from all over the world is made available. The participants upload their details and the events/competitions proposed to attend during the festival. Spot registration is also made available through the system. Offline module for event management system of recording the marks scored, toppers list generation, printing certificates for participation, merit, champions, champion of champion, MIS reports, etc. All the certificates and reports are generated through the system.

The system is successfully implemented for the past 10 years. As part of appreciation, the Department of Tourism for the valuable and continuous support for the successful conduct of festival for more than 10 years.

Contact Details

V. Gopi Swaminathan

NIC, A Block, 4th Floor, Chief Secretariat, Puducherry