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Customized yoga for Indian soldiers

Monday, 10 December 2012
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New Delhi, December 10:

Government laboratories are engaged in developing customized yoga packages for Indian armed forces, parliament was informed Monday.

Defence Minister A.K. Antony identified these laboratories as the Defence Institute of Physiology and Allies Sciences (DIPAS) and the Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Allied Sciences (INMAS).

Both work under the Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO).

"These laboratories are primarily focussed on military physiology and radiation biology which includes human performance and enhancement under different environments," the minister said in a written statement.

They also work for enhancing the health of military personnel through radiation science approach, he said.

"These R&D endeavours also include research on herbal medicines and yoga for improving health and performance of soldiers in extreme environments as these formulations are safer," Antony said.

The institutes were also engaged in research on herbs growing in harsh climatic and high altitude environments to develop herbal based formulation for troops.

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