Scaling Great Heights Ms. Akanksha Singh
MHRM final year student of St. Xavier’s College, Jaipur completed her
expedition to Mt. Friendship Peak and created a record in Indian history
of hoisting a 50 feet tricolour, along with four other mountaineers.
She had been selected as a Team Leader for the expedition in Pir Panjal
Range, Himachal Pradesh by Indian Mountaineering Foundation. She led the
summit for Mt. Friendship Peak (173, 46 ft.) which is one of the most
famous summits for trekking peak in the country at the height of 5268
metres. She is a member of Indian Adventure Foundation, an institution
recognised from the Indian Institute of Mountaineering, Delhi. Leading
the campaign under the aegis of the Indian Adventure Foundation,
Mountaineer Akanksha Singh said that she, along with Rihan Ali,
Prashant, Chring, Sanjay Singh had started climbing the Mount Friendship
on October 18. These five mountaineers have completed this mission
without any guide.
Rev Fr. Rex Angelo, Principal blessed and congratulated Akanksha Singh on her achievement. This kind of expedition is a message for the youth of the society to channelise their energy for the benefit of the country. Dr Leena Sharma, Head, Department of Business Administration and other faculties, congratulated Akanksha Singh on this accomplishment.