Central Railway Mountaineers Scale Mount Nun, o­ne of the Highest Peaks in Himalayan Region

Aug 24, 2022 09:44 am

A mountaineering group of the Central Railway o­n Sunday i.e o­n 21.08.2022 successfully scaled steep Mount Nun – o­ne of the highest peak of Himalayan Region. This Mountaineering Expedition team to climb Mount Nun was flagged off by Shri Anil Kumar Lahoti, General Manager, Central Railway o­n 29th July 2022 o­n the occasion of ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’.

Shri Anil Kumar Lahoti, General Manager, Central Railway while congratulating the team, said “Team of 4 mountaineers from Central Railway Adventure Sports Club of Central Railway Sports Association successfully summited Mount Nun (7135m), the highest peaks of Nun-Kun mountain in the Eastern Himalayan Range, showing true grit, determination and a heart of a team player”.  

The four-member Mountaineering team of Central Railway Adventure Sports Club led by Shri Hemant Jadhav, Chief Office Superintendent, working in Engineering Branch of Mumbai Division and Shri Sandeep Mokashi, Office Superintendent, Centralized Electrical Training Institute, Thakurli, accompanied by Shri Santosh Dagade, Shri Dhanaji Jadhav successfully scaled Nun peak at 7135 meters at 8.30 am o­n 21.8.2022. Shri Hemant Jadhav and Shri Sandeep Mokashi are possibly the first Indian Railwaymen to summit the peak of 23,409 feet. Shri Manoj Sharma, Chief Administrative Officer (Construction) and President, Central Railway Sports Association (CRSA) and CRSA team also congratulated the mountaineering team for this successful achievement. 

The Central Railway Adventure Sports Club under Central Railway Sports Association organizes campaigns at many forts in Maharashtra to educate the young minds about the value of trekking and forts. Additionally, they have carried out numerous rescue missions that have saved many lives, and the team engages in a variety of activities such as assisting in disaster zones, planning cycling campaigns, and educating people about the significance of cycling.