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Vice President's Secretariat15-September, 2012 18:24 IST
|Vice President Flags off Expedition of Young Mountaineers from JIM&WS to Ladakh|
|The Vice President of India Shri M. Hamid Ansari flagged off an expedition of young mountaineers from Jawahar Institute of Mountaineering & Winter Sports, Pahalgam at a function in the Institute campus in Pahalgam, District-Anantnag, Jammu & Kashmir today. The Governor of Jammu & Kashmir Shri N.N. Vohra also present. Shri Ansari visited the Institute and showed keen interest in the various activities of the Institute. He interacted with the young mountaineers and the faculty members. He also witnessed the adventure activities of them and later on had a Group Photograph with them and the faculty members.|
He was briefed by the Principal of the Institute Col. Virinder Singh about the various activities of the Institute viz. Promotion of adventure activities; Impart training on technical aspects of Mountaineering; Hone mountaineering skills; Creation of Environment awareness amongst youith; Undertake rescue operations/search missions; and Character building.
Jawahar Institute of Mountaineering & Winter Sports, Pahalgam was established in 1983. Raksha Mantri is the President and Chief Minister of Jammu & Kashmir is the Vice President of the Institute.
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