CM honours Police Team that successfully scaled Mt. Everest


Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat attended the ‘Flag-in ceremony’ of the Mount Everest Mountaineering Campaign 2018 by Uttarakhand Police team, held at Police Line, Dehradun today.

Chief Minister honoured the 15 members of the Uttarakhand police team including 6 constables, 1 Inspector and 1 mini fireman. Chief Minister announced promotion of six constables to the post of head constable and one increment each to the Inspector and mini fireman.

Chief Minister also announced Rs 5 lakh for Police Team that went to Mt. Everest, stating that, “by successfully scaling Mt. Everest, Uttarakhand Police Team has achieved a historic feat. Uttarakhand police are the first police force in the country to successfully scale Mt. Everest. Participation in such campaigns increases the morale of the soldiers and they learn new experiences.

Congratulating the team,  Uttarakhand Chief Secretary Utpal kumar Singh said that, “it was due to firm determination and self–confidence of the jawans that the expedition was successful. The police team has given a message of team spirit and we have to work in team spirit for the welfare of the people.

DGP Anil Raturi said, “despite limited resources, Uttarakhand police team by scaling the highest peak has made Uttarakhand state and Uttarakhand police proud.”