April 22, 2017
Earth Day is an annual event celebrated on April 22. Worldwide, various events are held to demonstrate support for environmental protection.
First celebrated in 1970, Earth Day events in more than 193 countries are now coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network.
The theme for 2017 is "Environmental & Climate Literacy".
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has directed officials to set up yoga wellness centres in 40 districts of the state in the current financial year.
23 will be set up at Ayurvedic hospitals, 12 at homeopathic and 7 at Unani hospitals and colleges.
The Chief Minister has also asked officials to take permission from the Central Government for setting up wellness centres in 35 other districts.