Jt Indo Kyrgyzstan Mountaineering Expedition

INDIAN ARMY SUCCESSFULLY CONDUCTED
JOINT INDO-KYRGYZ ARMY MOUNTAINEERING EXPEDITION TO MT JOGIN III (20285ft)

 

1.   Joint Indo-Kyrgyz Army Mountaineering Expedition 2016 to Mt Jogin III (20285 ft) was conducted wef 30 Aug-25 Sep 2016 in Harsil sector of Garhwal Himalaya (UK). 23 member team which included nine members from Kyrgyz Army successfully completed the expedition within the stipulated timeframe and returned safely on its completion.

 

2.   The team was Flagged Off by Lieutenant General AL Chavan, AVSM, SM, VSM, Director General of Military Training on 31 Aug 2016 from New Delhi. The team led by Major SK Thapa of Indian Army took the challenging task of carrying out the prestigious Joint Army Expedition along with selected mountaineers of Indian and Kyrgyz Army. The team experienced many challenges en-route, but the sheer determination of the valiant climbers and the cohesive team effort brought laurels to both the nation when nineteen team members including seven from the Kyrgyz Army, reached the top on 15 Sep and 16 Sep 2016.

 

3.   Mt Jogin III is located South of Gangotri in Garhwal Himalayas. The Jogin Massif comprises of three peaks: Mt Jogin I (21210 ft), Mt Jogin II (20810 ft) and Mt Jogin III (20285 ft). Mt Thalaysagar (22783 ft) is also located in the same ridge.

 

4.   The expedition has cemented the relationship between the two countries and also enhanced the bonhomie and professionalism between the armies. It has also improved the military alliance between India and Kyrgyzstan.

 

Jai Hind

 

NOMINAL ROLL OF SUMMITEERS
JT INDO-KYRGYZ ARMY MT JOGIN III EXPEDITION 2016

Ser No

Rank

Name

Remarks

Indian Team

1.

Maj

 SK Thapa

Leader

2.

Maj

 Hemant Kumar Kothiwale

Deputy Leader

3.

Capt

Varun Joshi

Member

4.

Maj

Sangeet Kumar

MO

5

Nb Sub

Selven A

Member

6.

Hav

Shukdev Singh

-do-

7.

 Nk

Mahesh Mehta

-do-

8.

Nk

Veeresh P

-do-

9.

 Nk

Sukhvir

-do-

10.

Rfn

Sanjay Kumar

 -do-

11.

Sep

 Lakhvir Singh

-do-

12.

Rfn

 Sandeep Kumar

-do-

13.

LNk

  Sudesh Bhatt

-do-

14.

Nk

 Manoj Kumar

-do-

Kyrgyz Team

15.

Capt

 Toktogulov Chyngyz

Member

16.

Capt

 Alymkulov Rakhim

-do-

17.

1st Lt

Erkebaev Iskender

-do-

18.

Lt

Baiakunov Kairat

-do-

19.

1st Sgt

Aliev Baktybek

-do-

20.

Sgt

 Dzholdoshov Zamirbek

-do-

21.

Sgt

 Niiazbek Uulu

-do-

22.

Sgt

 Sydyk Uulu Aibek

-do-

23.

1st Sgt

 Sadykov Almaz

-do-

 

INDIAN & KYRGYZ TEAM MEMBERS AT MT JOGIN III (20285 ft)
ON 16 SEP 2016

INDIAN & KYRGYZ TEAM MEMBERS AT MT JOGIN III (20285 ft)
ON 15 SEP 2016

 

FLAGGING IN BY MAJ GEN AJAY SHAH, SM, VSM, ADGMT (C)
ON 23 SEP 2016

MEMENTO PRESENTED BY KYRGYZ TEAM LEADER TO
MAJ GEN AJAY SHAH, SM, VSM, ADGMT (C)

 

 

DGMT MEMENTO PRESENTED TO KYRGYZ TEAM LEADER BY MAJ GEN AJAY SHAH, SM, VSM, ADGMT (C)

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