TSAF teams scale Mt Kanamo

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Jamshedpur: The Mt Kanamo Expedition is part of the yearly Calendar of Tata Steel Adventure Foundation (TSAF) . Through such programmes, TSAF inculcates team spirit amongst the participants. TSAF believes that the challenges of Adventure Sports should not be looked upon as conflicts, rather when everyone’s energy is directed towards a common goal, it also leads to more trust among team members. Participants are encouraged/motivated to try new skills which in turn provide a degree of delight through the discovery of their hidden potential, which they did not know existed. The Mt Kanamo Expedition is attracting increasing number of participants each year.

Today, the Tata Steel Adventure Foundation (TSAF) is happy to announce the successful completions of two expeditions to Mt Kanamo (19600ft) in Spiti Valley of Himachal Pradesh. Batch 1: August 14 to 22nd 2018 and batch 2: August 24thto Sept 1st 2018.

The Expeditions were organized by TSAF and led by Pratim Bhowmik (Chief Instructor). Planning, preparing & performing were the focus areas. The participants were divided into groups and responsibilities assigned to each member. Each member was given inputs in self-cooking and carrying load which included personal gear. In all high altitude trekking was a big challenge and needed both physical and mental endurance the training for which was provided by TSAF.

The Teams reached the summit on August 20th & 30th respectively. Members are happy with their achievement and have since returned home.

The TSAF Team consisted of Navendra Singh (Head Instructor), Poonam (Everester), Gopal Singh Bisht, Randeb Singh Rawat & Namgyal.

Other team members included 20 Tata Steel Employees and 5 Rural Youth from KPO, Odisha. The list is given below.

Team Members:

Batch 1 (14th Aug to 22nd Aug’ 2018)
SL. No. Name Dept Remarks
1 Nirbhay Singh Salar Engineering & Projects Summit
2 Suraj Mani Prasad Chief Iron & Steel Elect. Maint Summit
3 Deepak Gouda LD # 2 & SC Summit
4 Dheeraj Kumar Lal Scientific Services Summit
5 Arpita Patra Coke Plant Summit
6 Yogita Kumari IBMD (MRD) Summit
7 Anand Kumar Chandnani TGS, Engineering & Projects Summit
8 Bharat Murmu Coke Plant # 2 (Batt # 8 & 9) Summit
9 Pankaj Kumar FAM , R & D Summit
10 Shivjyoti Mohapatra Power House # 5 Upto summit camp (16,500ft)
11 Muni Munda TSRDS Summit
12 Sumitra Chatar TSRDS Summit
13 Naresh Munda TSRDS Summit
14 Krishna Munda TSRDS Summit
15 Budam Singh Sidhu TSRDS Summit

Batch 2 (24th Aug to 01st Sep’ 2018)
SL. No. Name Dept Remarks
1 Amarnath Yogi FMM Summit
2 Amartya Samanta FME Summit
3 Subhanand Mukesh Enviroment Management Summit
4 Sonam Kumari FM(M) CP Section Summit
5 Jaspreet Singh Iron Making Elec Maint Summit
6 Puja Kumari MUEM, Spares Manufactuing Summit
7 Saurabh Kumar VPCS Office Summit
8 Manjeet Kumar ETD Summit
9 Gazi Shamsher Ahmed CRM Summit
10 Pramod Singh ETD Summit

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