A five-member team, which is embarking on the first All India Services Expedition to Mt. Everest, called on the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today.
The team consists of five civil servants, including 2 IPS, 2 IAS and one IFS officers. It is led by Mr. Ravindra Kumar, an IAS officer of 2011 batch. The other officers include Ms. Saroj Kumari, IPS-2011; Mr. S. Prabhakaran, IFS-2011; Mr. Vikram Jindal, IAS-2012; and Mr. Suhail Sharma, IPS-2012. The expedition will be carrying the banner of Swachh Bharat to the peak.
2015 marks the golden jubilee of the first-ever Indian expedition to Mt Everest in 1965
The Prime Minister conveyed his best wishes for the success of the expedition.