Group Captain Kishan awarded the prestigious Tenzing Norgay National Adventure award

Shillong, Nov 16: Group Captain Jai Kishan has been awarded the prestigious Tenzing Norgay National Adventure award for life time achievements for a second time .This is the first time that an armed forces officer is receiving the prestigious AWARD for the second time.

He was presented the award by the President of India in a ceremony held recently. In 2010, he received the award for Aero Sports Category for setting a World Record for undertaking Skydiving Jump over the base of Mt. Everest.This year he has been recognized for his life time contribution for supporting the youth to pursue adventure sports.

The Group Capt Jai Kishan is presently posted as Principal, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute Darjeeling. He is an avid Parachute Jump Instructor and a qualified mountaineer.

He holds Six World Records, One Asian Record and Six National Records in the field of Adventure Sports. In last twenty years he has undertaken more than 2000 parachute jumps in India and abroad.

He has also trained more than twenty thousand Para jumpers (organized more than Eighty thousands jumps for Special forces , led IAF Skydiving teams , climbed various mountains in India & abroad and trained more than three thousand mountaineers and adventure enthusiasts.

Besides his personal achievement he has also motivated youth of the country to pursue adventure sports and in the process, he has also promoted Indian Culture.

He makes it a point to follow eco friendly practices in whatever activities he is engaged in and makes an effort to instill love for nature among the other participants and promoting “green mountain clean mountain campaign.

His present achievement includes World Record and national records for Skydiving on Mt. Everest, Cycle Expedition from Marsimik la Pangog Tso lake 186400 feet and Kibitoo  Arunachal-China Border,   Inverted Parachute formation at Rajpath, India Gate,  performing Vinyasa Yoga atop Mt. Elbrus 18600 ft, the highest mountain in European Sub-continent.

Under the banner of AZADI KA AMRUT MAHOTSAV he trained 250 youths from Darjeeling and formed a Disaster Response Team to provide timely assistance at the time of disasters.

He also conceived and successfully organized 75 hours of relay Surya Namaskar in Jan 2021 which, with more than 250000 Surya Namaskar repetitions by 250 participants, set a World Record of highest number of Surya Namaskar repetition within a stipulated time.

During Covid 19 pandemic he successfully planned and rescued 125 mountaineers from Sikkim Himalayas and accommodated them at HMI for more than two months.

During, April 2021 he successfully led a Climb-a-thon expedition to four peaks in Sikkim Himalayas in which 125 trainee mountaineers climbed four peaks in 125 hours and unfurled the gigantic Indian National Flag measuring 7500 sq. ft. atop Mt. Rhenok in Sikkim Himalayas.

While the number 125 marked the 125th Birth Anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, the size of the flag, i.e. 7500 sq. ft. symbolized the 75 Glorious Years of India’s Independence.


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