Puducherry, Oct 13: For the first time in the country, the Community College under the Pondicherry Central University here has started a certificate course on 'yoga' for senior citizens.
Speaking, after inaugurating the course, Pondicherry University Former Vice-Chancellor Gnanam today said senior citizens could keep themselves fit sans diseases if they learn and practice yoga. This would also provide job opportunities for the youth as several yoga teachers were required in schools and colleges.
The three-months certificate course was introduced in addition to the one-year PG Diploma Course in Yoga.
Prof Gnanam also released a book 'Thiruvalluvarin Yoga Sindanai' on the occasion.