NCC girls’ expedition to MT Deo-Tibba flagged off
The NCC Girls Expedition to Mt Deo-Tibba was flagged-off by Lt Gen A Chakravarty, VSM, Director General National Cadets Corps from New Delhi.
The team lead by Col Gaurav Karki and three officers, four girl cadet instructors and 33 girl cadets
will be attempting to scale Mt Deo-Tibba Peak between June 11 and 16, 2015. The Deo-Tibba Peak in the Kullu region lies north-east of Jagat Sukh village, the erstwhile capital of Kullu state.
This is the first of the two NCC Pre-Everest Expedition of the NCC girls’ team who will be attempting Mt Everest in May 2016. The girls were selected, from across the country. After this, 100 girls reported to HMI, Darjeeling, for further selection and training. Forty girls shall be going to the Mt Deo-Tibba at a height of 6001m. After this, 10 cadets will be selected to attempt Mt Everest from <g data-gr-id="16">South side</g> as the first NCC all Girls Expedition.
Extorting the cadets, the DG said that NCC was serving the country’s youth by giving them ample opportunities to participate in various adventure activities such as trek, mountaineering expedition and other outdoor activities.