Technical Committee


The main function of the Technical Committee is to look into all the technical aspects of the academic, accreditation and certification.

The broad functions of the Technical Committee are as follows:

  • Formulation of criteria for Accreditation of Yoga Institutions / Centres.
  • Formulation of criteria for Accreditation of Personnel Certification Bodies (PrCB).
  • To define competencies for different levels of certification of Yoga Professionals as approved by the Board.
  • To define curriculum and syllabus for various levels of competencies for certification of Yoga professionals.
  • Preparation of booklets and other reading material delineating entire process of Accreditation.
  • To develop Continuing Yoga Education Programme (CYEP) for upgrading knowledge and skill of Yoga professionals.
  • To conduct workshops with stakeholders.
  • To constitute any sub-committees as and when it is necessary.

Composition of Technical Committee

S.No. Photos Name & Address Designation Contact Details
1 Image of Swami Atmapriyananda Swami Atmapriyananda,
Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda
Educational and Research Institute,
Chairperson +91-33-26549999
2 Image of Dr. R. Nagarathna Dr. R. Nagarathna,
Dean, Faculty of Life Sciences,
SVYASA University,
Vice-Chairperson +91-8022639955
3 Image of Prof. Santosh Panda Prof. Santosh Panda,
(former Chairperson NCTE, Govt. of India)
Professor, Staff Training & Research Institute,
IGNOU, New Delhi
Member spanda[dot]ignou[at]gmail[dot]com
4 Image of Dr. Gayatri Mahindroo Dr. Gayatri Mahindroo,
National Accreditation Board for Hospitals & Healthcare Providers,
New Delhi
Member +91-11-42600600
5 Image of Shri S. Sridharan Shri S. Sridharan,
Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram,
Member +91- 44- 24937998 / 3092
6 Image of Dr. K. Krishna Sharma Dr. K. Krishna Sharma,
Professor and Head,
Deptt. of H.C. & Yoga Science,
Member drkrisharma[at]rediffmail[dot]com
7 Image of Dr. Ananda Balayogi Bhavanani Dr. Ananda Balayogi Bhavanani,
Chairman, ICYER,
Kottakuppam Puduchery (Via)
Member ananda[at]icyer[dot]com
8 Image of Dr. B.K. Tripathi Dr. B.K. Tripathi,
Inter-University Centre for Teachers Education,
Banaras Hindu University,
Member director[dot]iucte[at]gmail[dot]com
9 Image of Dr. I. V. Basavaraddi Dr. I. V. Basavaraddi,
Head of Institution, Yoga Certification Board, New Delhi
Member-Secretary +91-11-23354634

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