Press Esc to close
Saturday 20 September 2014
News updated at 1:05 AM IST
Weather
Max: 27.8°C
Min : 20.1°C
In Bangalore
Sunny day

Five IAS officers to climb Mt Everest

Jaipur, July 24, 2013, DHNS:

State bureaucracy is stretching its limits a little too high. Five IAS officers from Rajasthan have found a place in the Indo-Nepal Mount Everest Civil Service expedition scheduled for next year.

The officers are Rajesh Yadav, managing director of the Skill and Livelihood Mission, Roli Singh, senior deputy director at Lal Bahadur Shastri Academy of Administration, Mussorrie, Preetam B Yashwant, district collector, Rajsamand, Neeraj K Pawan, district collector, Bharatpur, and Manjit Singh, principal secretary at the social justice and empowerment department.

The bureaucrats are gearing up to unfurl the tricolour at the world’s highest peak in May next year. The expedition is for over a period of two months.

According to sources, some organisations promoting mountaineering and the central government will pay Rs 18 lakh for each individual participating in the expedition.


Preetam B Yashwant said, “I am very excited about the event. I am a trained mountaineer. When the proposal came, I said yes without batting an eyelid.”

Go to Top

Photo Gallery
Bollywood actor Farhan Akhtar at the launch of Coca Cola Zero in New Delhi ...

Bollywood actor Farhan Akhtar at the launch of Coca Cola Zero in New Delhi ...

Sadananda Gowda releasing the logo for a special cleanliness campaign of SCR at Rail Nlayam ...

Sadananda Gowda releasing the logo for a special cleanliness campaign of SCR at Rail Nlayam ...

Manmohan Singh greets Chinese President Xi Jinping as Sonia Gandhi looks on ...

Manmohan Singh greets Chinese President Xi Jinping as Sonia Gandhi looks on ...

Indian flagbearer Sardar Singh carries the national flag to lead the contingent into Incheon ...

Indian flagbearer Sardar Singh carries the national flag to lead the contingent into Incheon ...

Asian Games torch arrive at main stadium for opening ceremony of the 17th Asian Games ...

Asian Games torch arrive at main stadium for opening ceremony of the 17th Asian Games ...

Artists perform during the opening ceremony for the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea ...

Artists perform during the opening ceremony for the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea ...

Omar Abdullah inaugurates a reconstructed bridge which was washed away by floods at Gundoora ...

Omar Abdullah inaugurates a reconstructed bridge which was washed away by floods at Gundoora ...

Students take part in a rally aganist the alleged molestation of Jadavpur University female ...

Students take part in a rally aganist the alleged molestation of Jadavpur University female ...

Kashmiri Sikh people preparing food for the flood victims at a relief camp ...

Kashmiri Sikh people preparing food for the flood victims at a relief camp ...

A ballot box is emptied as workers prepare to count ballots at a counting centre in Aberdeen...

A ballot box is emptied as workers prepare to count ballots at a counting centre in Aberdeen...

Copyright 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bangalore - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523