UNESCO Chair in Inclusive Adapted Physical Education and Yoga (1004), established in 2012 at Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda University (India).


Inclusive adapted physical education and yoga.


The specific objectives of this Chair are to:

  • carry out research in inclusive physical education in collaboration with partners, and disseminate research results widely;
  • design an orientation programme in inclusive adapted physical education, and provide training to staff working in schools and colleges;
  • organize seminars and conferences to facilitate networking and the sharing of knowledge and good practices; and,
  • strengthen links and cooperation with local and international institutions active in the field of inclusive adapted physical education, to achieve the above objectives.

Host Institution

Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda University (India)

UNESCO Sector/Office responsible for the Chair/Network:

Education, UNESCO Office in New Delhi.


Contact: Dr Asis Goswami, UNESCO Chairholder,

Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda University

Ramakrishna Mission Vidyalaya Campus

SRKV Post, Periyanaickenpalayam, Coimbatore

Tamilnadu-641 020


Phone: +91-422-269-7529/033-25908131

E-mail: asis.goswami(at);asis43(at)