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Rock climbing training concludes

Summer adventure training camp on Rock climbing as well Hills trekking concluded with a closing ceremony on Monday with created amusement among participant and spectators along the Sonamukhi Hills under Bilasipara subdivision in Dhubri district.

A four day camp was organized by Adventure NGO, Kokrajhar in association with Assam Mountaineering Association to find out sports talents in the region besides preparing to expedite Mount Everest team from BTAD by 2019 next.

Nearly 100 participants from different districts of BTAD and its adjoining districts participated in the summer camp. Participants took training on rock climbing, hills trekking under learned expert and instructors from Assam Mountaineering Association. A closing ceremony was organized to mark first ever summer camp with Maheswar Basumatary, BTC executive member in the chair.

Madhav Prasad Sarma,DC Kokrajhar,Shyamal Prasad Saikia,SP were graced as guests and distributed certificates among trainees. A cultural singing and interaction programme was also organized. DC Sarma appreaciated the camp for budding sports persons in the region.

Dr Jagadish Basumatary,Mrigangka Sarma, Rajani Deury, instructors told that trainees were given training on different points of rock climbing and hills trekking with practical aspects. They also gave jeep line training through rope along hills during training periods.

“The camp imparted training on adventures like rock climbing, hill trekking,jeep line along with key capacity building. The training camp has been emphasizing to hunt sports talents from the region.It was an initiative from Adventure NGO to find budding sports talents in the region, which has been aiming to expedite a Mount Everest team from BTAD by 2019”,instructors said.

Mananjay Daimary, president of Adventure, NGO said that the NGO organized the camp to give training on rock climbing, hill trekking, jeep line among the budding sports persons in the region. A Mount Everest expedite team would be prepared from BTAD region by 2019 which would be guided under Adventure NGO.

“The camp was an initiative from Adventure NGO in Kokrajhar in collaboration with Assam Moutainerring Association. Participants participated with enthusiasts during the camp which encouraged us to lead the programme in healthy manner”, organizer said.

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