Sandeep Chakravorty, Ambassador of India to Peru and Bolivia and QCI Secretary General Dr Ravi P Singh signed the MoU yesterday in the presence of A K Ganeriwala, Joint Secretary, Ministry of AYUSH in Delhi.
"Till date approximate 18,500 aspirants have registered, 6,000 examined and about 900 yoga professionals have been certified. In addition to this, QCI has also designed a voluntary certification scheme for yoga training in schools/institutions/organisations by employing international best practices and adopting/adapting global standards and certification system to ensure internationally acceptable certification," he said.
This would ensure homogeneous training to anyone interested in yoga as also training of yoga teachers, he said.
In order to promote the yoga scheme globally, QCI has been interacting with various organisations across the world.
The QCI had in the past signed MoU with Japan, and is also in talks with other countries such as Malaysia, Poland, Belgium, Russia, Australia and others for such tie-ups, a release issued here said.