LG Mathur reviews LSRC Chadar Trek Ops

LEH, Feb 3 (Agencies): Lieutenant Governor Ladakh Radha Krishna Mathur visited the Chadar Trek organised at Chilling here today. Divisional Commissioner/ Secretary Ladakh Saugat Biswas accompanied Lt. Governor.

Lt. Governor Mathur was received by Lt. Gen Harinder Singh Inspectors General Ladakh S.S. Khandare, Inspector General ITBP Deepam Seth, SSP Leh Sargun Shukla and all ranks of the Fire & Fury Corps, at the Chilling Base Camp. Mathur was briefed about Field Report on Chadar Trek: Jan 2020- a week-long annual Chadar Trek of the Army conducted by Ladakh Scouts Regimental Centre (LSRC), astride the frozen River Zanskar.

The briefing included rescue operations conducted involved details of the evacuation of tourists as well as locals, supplies as well as medical assistance provided during the trek. It also talked about the recommendations concerning issues like communication, land route rescue team, air evacuation, avalanche/landslide, equipment, clothing, food, waste management, Trek training, porters, medical assistance, etc. Lt. Governor Mathur met with the team of Chadar Trek of LSRC and also trekked on Chadar.

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