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National Institute of Mountaineering and Allied Sports

  • 28 Dec 2019
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A cycling expedition consisting of staff from the National Institute of Mountaineering and Allied Sports (NIMAS) reached Yangon (Myanmar) on 25th Dec 2019. It will be cycling through Myanmar, Thailand and Malaysia up to the Malaysia-Singapore border.

  • Ministry of Defence is funding the expedition.

National Institute of Mountaineering and Allied Sports

  • It is an advanced sports training institute located in the West Kameng district of Arunachal Pradesh.
  • It operates under the control and superintendence of the Ministry of Defense.
  • The institute offers training across land, air and water, a first of its kind that allows civilians to experience challenges across a variety of outdoor surfaces as well as pursue a career in adventure sports. It provides structured training to defence personnel as well.

Source: PIB

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