JIgani, Mar 25: After the year long celebrations of the silver jubilee of VYASA, we have stepped into the celebrations of the decennial of Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana (S-VYASA), the academic wing of VYASA. Recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC), in the year 2002 as a deemed –to-be-University, under section 3 of the UGC act, 1956, today, S-VYASA stands as the only Yoga University in the world with its unique Yoga based professional courses starting from certificate courses to PhD and Post Doctoral. The University has so far produced thousands of Yoga professionals who are settled all over the world. With all its milestones, S-VYASA has reached its tenth year of successful functioning with the ISO and NAAC accreditations added as colourful feathers in its cap. The decennial celebration was launched on 25th March 2012, Sunday which will lead to a series of celebrations to commemorate the occasion. Dr Vishva Mohan Katoch, Secretary, Govt. of India, Dept of Health Research and Director General of ICMR, was the chief guest for the launch function. Dr Vishwa Mohan went around the Anvesana research labs and other departments of the university including Arogyadhama. Addressing the gathering, which included all students, staff, alumni and well wishers of S-VYASA, Dr Viswa Mohan appreciated the great work of S-VYASA in research and academic standards. Dr Shirley Telles, the principal investigator, of the ‘ICMR Centre for Advanced Research in Yoga and Neurophysiology’ at S-VYASA, gave a brief presentation about the research work carried so far by the centre. Guruji gave a brief plan about the year long decennial celebrations lined up.