NEW DELHI: Employees of ONGC has summited the third highest and most challenging peak, Mt Kanchenjunga. With this, company, whose team also scaled the Everest last year, becomes the first Corporate in the world to accomplish this difficult and unique feat. ONGC said in a statement.
The team attempted the summit in 2 groups, with the first group, comprising of Expedition leader Nirmal Kumar, Pankaj Joshi, Monti Rajkhowa, Palkesh G Kalma and Gaurav Kadian scaling the peak on May 20 and the second group comprising of Yogender Garbiyal, Rahul Jarngal, Akash Bavariya, Surendra Prasad Jakhmola and Indian Mountaineering Foundation’s Sheetal scaling the peak on May 21.
The Kanchenjunga expedition team had three women members, out of which ONGCian Monti Rajkhowa and IMF’s Sheetal summited the peak while Shipra Batra, another ONGCian accompanied the team as support staff.