He urged those pursuing yoga to focus on the subject of diabetes before the third event of the UN-recognized day is celebrated next year.
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Yoga has also become a major economic activity worldwide. "There is no health insurance with zero budget but yoga gives health assurance on zero budget. For developing countries like India, a lot can be saved if we focus on preventive health care," said PM Modi.
"Among all the methods of preventive care, yoga is cheap and available to all. Therefore it is important to make yoga a part of our lives."
Modi said yoga was today connecting people. "Yoga is a big economic activity across the world, it is a profession," he said, while addressing people at the complex.Inputs from IANS.