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10 tribal youths from Maharashtra to scale Mt. Everest

Mumbai, April 10: A 10-member team of young tribal boys and girls from Chandrapur in eastern Maharashtra plan to conquer the world’s tallest peak Mt. Everest this summer, officials said. The team members — all aged between 18 and 21 — include three girls hailing from three Ashram Schools in Borda, Devada and Jeevti areas of Chandrapur and have undergone a rigorous pre-climb training for the venture.
They are: Manisha Dhuvre, Indu Kanke, Chhaya Atram (all girls) and Pramesh Ale, Umakant Madavi, Akshay Atram, Shubham Pendor, Kavidas Katmode, Vikas Soyam and Akash Madavi.
The team will embark on a flight from Mumbai to Kathmandu, Nepal, on Wednesday for the 60-day mission to scale the world’s highest peak. IANS