Indian Institute of Yogic Science & Research (IIYSAR) is an institute designed and aims to provide Academic Education and to conduct Research in the field of Yoga and Nature Cure. This institute has been established by Shivananda Seva Trust, Bhubaneswar, Odisha in the year 2008 for propagation of Yoga and Allied Sciences in the most scientific, systematic and precise manner.
Indian Institute of Yogic Science & Research (IIYSAR) is duly recognized by the Govt. of Odisha, Dept. of Culture vide order No. 597UC-36/08 dated 17th Feb 2009 and affiliated to Utkal University of Culture vide order No.Acad.31/2009 Dated 13th July 2009 to impart Master Degree in Yoga. Besides that the Institute imparts short term courses like: Certificate course in Yogic Science & Nature Cure, Yoga teachers training Course, Personality Development Course and Health Management programs. The main focus of this institute is to educate, train and prepare qualified teachers, practitioners and researchers so as to carry forward the highly scientific yogic traditions of India.
In the year 2010 Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga (An autonomous organization under Dept. of AYUSH, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India) declares Indian Institute of Yogic Science & Research (IIYSAR) as the Nodal Centre for Orissa and Chhattisgarh for monitoring of Swami Vivekananda District Yoga Wellness Centers.