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YCB – Yoga Certification Board is constituted under MDNIY (Murarji Desai National Institute of Yoga) w.e.f March 2018 to execute and implement the scheme.

Hon’ble Prime Minister of India Shri. Narendra Modi has taken a leadership to spread this India’s cultural and spiritual heritage worldwide with a credible system which shall provide India leadership to ensure the quality in teaching and training in Yoga. Today Yoga has not remained restricted to the hermitages. People across the globe practice Yoga in one form or the other. The need of the hour is to impart quality teaching and training to the public which is one of the main objectives of IYA. Indian Yoga Association responding to the call of the Hon’ble Prime Minister and accepting the responsibility of making the vision of the Hon’ble Prime Minister into a reality.

The Mission of YCB is to define standards for Yoga training for Yoga Institutions and Yoga Professionals and assist them in Yoga education to society.


The aim of Yoga Certification Board is to bring quality and standards in practice of Yoga and to promote Yoga as career skill.


To enable people across the globe to lead a healthy life style and to make Yoga a way of holistic Living by ensuring access to quality Yoga trainers.