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" Higher & Higher towards Life Goal. Regardless of whether you are out with friends or if you are a guide, your leadership skills are an important ingredient of your success and safety in the Adventure Sports."

N. Ibungochoubi
President MMTA

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Manipur Mountaineering & Trekking Assn. Felicitated Mrs. Anshu Jamsenpa

1st Mother in the World to Summit Mt. Everest Twice in the Same Season Ms. Tine Mina 1st North East Woman to Summit Mt. Everest Dr.K. Romeo Meitei Team Leader of Arunachal Pradesh of Everest Expedition At Imphal Hotel Main Hall today on 20th June 2011 at 11am Shri DD.  Thaisii Hon’ble Minister Youth Affairs & Sports and Education, Manipur Smt. Okram (O) Landhoni Devi Hon’ble M.L.A Km. A.K. Mirabai Chairperson


Manipur Woman Development Corporation Dr.L. Surjit Singh President, MMTA and Rajkumar Ranendrajit (Founder President on the Dice.
In this function, Shri DD. Thaisii Hon’ble Minister, Youth Affairs & Sports, Manipur assured to get financial assistance for the forthcoming ‘1st North East Mountaineers Mt. Everest Expedition during the month of March April 2012. After the Function this same team calls on Hon’ble Chief Minister Shri Okram Ibobi and also congratulates Ms. Anshu Jamsenpa and Dr. K. Romeo for their wonderful achievements in the field of Mountaineering. Hon’ble CM assured to launching Mt. Everest Expedition for North East Mountaineers Lead by Manipur Team in near future.

 

 

Mt. Isii & Dzuko Valley Expedition going on

A team of of 40 member lead by Yambem Laba, flagged off by MMTA official on 15th June 2011 for Mt. Isii and Dzuko Valley in relation with the Observation of World Environment Day -2011. MMTA already promised to observe World Environment Day upto June 30th 2011 in different remote areas of Manipur.

 

News for Year 2011 [Till MAY 2011]

9 to 10 January 2011. A Team of 6 climbers lead by Mr. Y. Surchand Singh represents North East Zone in the GETHNAA National Junior & Sub-Junior Sport Climbing Competition 2011, at Bangalore, from 9th to 10th January 2011. 1. Mr. Prem (from LEWS Destitute Children Home Lei-inglhol) took gold Medal in sub junior speed Climbing. 2. Mr. Mimar ( TeraLukramLeirak) took silver Medal in sub junior speed Climbing & Bronze in Laed Climbing.3.Mr. Inaoba (from LEWS Destitute Children Home Lei-inglhol) took Bronze Medal in sub junior speed Climbing and Silver in Lead. 4. Mr. K. Surjit Singh ( OkramChuthek) took Gold Medal in Junior Speed Climbing and Bronze in Lead. 5.Mr. L. Muhindro (Bishnupur Ward No.10) took Silver Medal in Junior Speed Climbing and Silver in Lead Climbing & 6.Mr. N. Nandakumar Singh (Khangabok, Part-I) scored 7th Position in Sub Junior Boys Lead Climbing respectively.
18- 20 January 2011. 4-Day Adventure & Ecotourism Awareness camp compiled by 30 local youths of Tamenglong Districts windup on 20th January and graduated by the DC – Tamenglong and Mr. Nehemiah Panmei, President Tamenglong Adventure Tourism Assn. The said camp was organised by the MMTA under the aegis of Indiatourism NE Region Ministry of Tourism Govt. of India.
19th January 2011. One day Adventure Tourism Awareness outdoor Camp for MIMS Students of Manipur University was held on 19th January at MMI Complex Lamdan under the Leadership of Dr. L. Surjit Singh President MMTA and Dr. Ch. Ibohanbi Meitei Associate Professor & Director MIMS, Manipur University. 80 students were participating in this camp and Mr. RK Sharma (Managing Partner Seven Sisters Holidays) and Mr. SomorendroHuidrom (Creative Handloom & handicrafts) presences in this camp as the resource persons.
12th March 2011:- 64th Combined Adventure Course at Manipur Mountaineering Institute Lamdan from 12 to 25 March for 70 students from NCC and NAF.
18 to 22 March: - A 4-Day Adventure & Ecotourism Awareness camp compiled by 40 local youths of Churachandpur Districts at Manipur Mountaineering Institute Complex of MMI. The said camp was organised by the MMTA under the aegis of Indiatourism NE Region Ministry of Tourism Govt. of India. During this camp Ms. Emi Ikawa from Japan and Mr. Sarita Moirangthem, Head of the Business Marketing for Apex International Company of Japan visit the site of Japanese Army monuments during II World War. These two ladiesinteract with the trainees also.
18 to 21 April, 2011. A team of Scientist from Hengbung KVK and MMTA members survey research work done in and around of Manipur Mountaineering Institute (Lamdan) operational Area especially for Orchids.
19 to 30 April 2011:- Junior & Sub-Junior National Sport Climbing Camp at Badami from 19th to 30th April (K. Surjit, M. Muhindro, Mimar, Inaoba) Chitrasen as Instructor.
27th April 2011:- A team of 70 students of MIT visit to MMI complex for study.
30th April to 9th May 2011:- Youth Adventure Tourism Festival at the 1st North East Adventure Tourism Complex of MMI Lamdan. 100 participants including officials inaugurated by Shri T.N. Haokip Hon’ble Minister Tourism, Shri K.K. Chhetry (IAS) Commissioner Tourism, Dr. Th. Dhabali MD, The Classic Hotel, Shri Arunkumar, Sr. Manager Loktak Power Station  and Dr. L. Surjit Singh, President MMTA. During this festival Mrs. Deepa Laskar, Regional Director NE, Indiatourism Guwahati, Ministry of Tourism Govt. of India visited and graces the function as Chief Guest on the Closing Ceremony.
16th May 2011:- Miss Manipur participant’s party visit to newly develop Adventure Tourism Complex of MMI as a part their outdoor exposure.
17th May 2011. Dr. Suresh and his team with the officials Directorate of Tourism Govt. of Manipur visit to MMI Complex for exploring something at MMI.
 

News for Year 2010

3rd January 2010: Cadet Kh. Arjun reception for his exceptional Adventure & Mountaineering activities by at MMTA office by Maj Gen. DS Hooda VSM** GOC 57 Mtn Division and Dr. L. Surjit President MMTA.

21 March 2010: Maj Gen. DS Hooda VSM** GOC 57 Mtn Division visit to Manipur Mountaineering Institute Lamdan and declared for giving mountaineering & Adventure equipment’s to MMTA worth Rs. 5lakhs.

27 March 2010: Closing Computer Training Shri Sanjeev Kumar 2ndin Command GCCRPF, Imphal Dr.L. Surjit Singh President, MMTA Mrs. JackeiRuivah Zonal Director NYKS-Imphal Zone grace the function as Presidium members of the function and graduated 42 students of Manipur Youths.

1st to5th April 2010: 6- Day Adventure Camp at Manipur Mountaineering Institute Lamdan conducted by Manipur Mountaineering & Trekking Association for 137 students JawaharNavodya Schools from all over districts of Manipur including 37 girls graduated on 5thApril 2010. Brigadier N.J. George, Commander 73 Mtn Brigade, Dr. L. Surjit Singh, President MMTA, Shri N. Ibungochoubi, Ex-President MMTA, Lt. Col. Sudhir Nair, Commandant 8 GR, Major LianJasua, Post Commander Lamdan 8 GR and Capt. Dr. Rahmia Khan, 73 Mtn. Brigade grace the function as Chief Guest, President and Guest of Honors.

8th to 18thMay 2010: 10 days Outdoor Adventure Leadership Camp at Kohima, organised by the Department of Youth Service Govt. of Nagaland sponsored by IMF & NEC. Mr. Y. Surchand, Mr. M. Shanta, Miss N. Bidyapati Devi and Miss Ph. Sushirani conducted the said training camp.

28th April to 12thMay 2010: 15-Days Outdoor Leadership Adventure Camp (63rd AC) 40 students organised by YAS Govt. of Manipur and sponsored by the IMF & NEC Shillong.

02 May to 12 May, 2010: Rock Climbing Training Camp at Badami (Karnataka) sponsored by Indian Mountaineering Foundation. N Rishikesh Singh, D M Robert, S. Subash, Amom Puspakanta and K. Surjit Singh took participate in this training camp successfully.

14th to 23rd May 2010: 10-days Sport Climbing Training Camp (30th Rock Climbing Course) at the Kangla Rock Wall of MMTA, 59 students including 14 girls organised by YAS Govt. of Manipur and sponsored by the IMF & NEC Shillong.

1st to 26th June 2010: Basic Mountaineering Course at AtalBihari Vajpayee Institute of Mountaineering and Allied Sports, Manali sponsored by Indian Mountaineering Foundation, New Delhi. Ms. R.K. Pinky, Ms. N. Bhanupati, Ms. Ng. Bidyapati, Ms. K. Umapati, Ms. Ph. Lakshmi. Ms N. Bidyapati Devi, Instructor MMTA also participated this course as the Guest Instructor of this Course.

5th September to 5th October 2010: North East Pre Everest Expedition to Mt. Nepal Peak of Sikkim Himalayan was conducted from 5th September to 5th October 2010. A team of 15 mountaineers (4 female & 11 men) were participated in the said expedition lead by Dr. L. Surjit Singh President of MMTA. The said Team is flagged off by Shri N. Biren Singh Hon’ble Minister Youth Affairs & Sports, Manipur and Major General DS Hooda VSM** GOC 57 Mt. Division cum Chief Patron of Manipur Mountaineering Institute (MMI). This team is the first Indian Team to ascent Mt. Nepal Peak of North Sikkim Himalayan from the Indian Site. Reception function was held on 16th October 2010 at 10.00 am sharp at MMTA Campus Minuthong. Shri BijoyKoijam Hon’ble Deputy Chairman, Planning & President MOA, Major General DS Hooda 57 Mtn Division and RajkumarRanendrajit-Founder President MMTA grace the function as Chief Guest, President and Guest of Honour respectively.

12th September 2010: A team of 16 persons lead by Shri N. Ibungochoubi Singh were participated in the Imphal River Rafting Programme held on 12th September 2010. The Rafting distance was from Awang Sekmai to MMTA, Minuthong, Imphal.

 

News for Year 2009

8th January 2009: Reception of Historic Peace March for Manipur Diaspora -2009 at MMTA

16th February 2009: Foundation Stone laying ceremony for Adventure Tourism Complex at Manipur Mountaineering Institute, Lamdan by Pu. T.N. Haokip Hon’ble Minister Tourism and Pu.T.Manga Vaiphei, Hon’ble Chairman, Manipur Tribal Development Corporation. This project is funded by the Ministry of Tourism Govt. of India.

10th to20th April 2009: Mr. A. Puspakanta and Mr. K. Surjit join the special sport climbing coaching camp at Jamshedpur escorted by Ph. Khelendra, sponsored by the TATA Adventure Cell.

12th to21st April 2009: Manipur Tourism Festival -2009, Eco and Adventure Tourism managed by the MMTA under the aegis of Department of Tourism Govt.of Manipur. Shri A.K. Choudhury, IG AR South Inaugurated the opening function.

28th April to 19th May 2009: Mr. Puyamcha Mohon, Mr. A Robert and Miss N. Bidyapati join as the Technical Expert in the National Himalayan Trekking Expedition at Arunachal Pradesh.

24th May to 7th June 2009: 62nd Combined Adventure Course for 100 youth of Manipur under the civic action programme of 32 Battalion CRPF sponsored by CRPF Manipur Nagaland Sector inaugurated by VPS Panwar IGP CRPF Manipur & Nagaland Sector on 24th May 2009 and graduated by Shri BB Vaid Commandant 32 Battalion CRPF on 7th June 2009. During this Course MMTA observed World Environment Day on 5thJune 2009 at MMI Complex Lamdan.

12th September 2009: Received Mountaineering & Adventure Equipment’s from 32 BN CRPF through DIG Raghava under the CAP CRPF

10 to 20 September 2009: 5th North East Zonal Sport Climbing Coaching Camp at Kangla Wall

21stSeptember 2009: 29th Foundation Day of MMTA

21st September: MMTA Eco Park inaugurated along the west bank of Imphal River.

22nd September 2009: 11th State Level Sport Climbing Championship at Kangla Wall

24th to27th September 2009: 11th North East Zonal Sport Climbing Competition at Imphal, Mr. Keerthi Pais, and Director Outback India came as the observer of Indian Mountaineering Foundation. Shri A. Lakher (IAS) Commissioner YAS and Shri Th. Radheshyam (MPS), S.P. Imphal East, Dr.L. Surjit (President MMTA) and Shri N. Ibungochoubi (Former President MMTA) grace the function as the Chief Guest President and Guest of Honors respectively. In the closing Function on 27th September 2009, MMTA observed World Tourism Day and Dr. R.K. Ranjan, Director UGC of Manipur University deliver a lecture on Tourism Celebrating Diversity. On the occasion, Mr. Bobby Waikhom, Director YAS, Dr. R.K. Ranjan, Director UGC of Manipur University, Mr. Keerthi Pais, Dr.L. Surjit Singh President MMTA, Mr. N. Ibungochoubi Former President MMTA, Mrs. G. Anita Devi Everester, Ms. BijayaYumlembam graces the function as the Chief Guest President and Guest of Honors respectively.

September 2009: Mt. Kinaur, 6473 m. Himachal Himalaya is the highest and Technical Peak in Kinaur range. The said expedition is organised by the Indian Mountaineering Foundation, New Delhi and Flagged off by the IMF authority on 2nd September from IMF, Led by Mr. ArunPrakash from Himachal Pradesh 19 member’s team.

7 to 13, November 2009: North East Adventure Sports Youth Festival. Inaugurated by MS Raghava DIG Group Centre Imphal, Dr. L. Surjit Singh (President MMTA) Mrs. JK Ruiva (Zonal Director NYK Imphal Zone) and Shri N. Ibungochoubi (Former President MMTA) grace the function as Chief Guest, President and Guests of Honors respectively.

25 November 2009: Computer Literacy Programme for Student & Non Student Organised by MMTA under the civic action programme of CRPF collaboration with NYK

10 to 20 December 2009: Manipur Tourism Festival (Eco and adventure tourism manage by MMTA) under the banner of Directorate of Tourism Govt. of Manipur. BMX Cycle X-treme Sports introduced by MMTA 1st in India collaboration with South Asia Xtreme sports federation. (Participants from Thailand and Indonesia)

 

 

News for Year 2008

110. 11th January 2008: Governor Visit to MMI Complex for ALP Development

111. 13 January 2008 : 4thAdventure Camp at MMI Complex for NYK , Tamenglong District Manipur

112. 30 – January 2008: MMTA Official call on Dr. SS Sidhu His Excellency the Governor of Manipur regarding the Development of ALP & MMI Complex, Lamdan

113. 17-February 2008: MMTA supported Mega Marathon sponsored by United Peoples Front, Manipur.

114. 7– 11 March 2008: 2ndNorth East Pre basic Climbing Coaching Camp at Kangla Wall of MMTA.

115. 12-26 March 2008:58th Adventure Course at MMI / NYK Adventure Camp, Manipur Tourism Festival :-Tharon Cave Expedition, Parasailing at Koirengei, One Day obstacle at MMI Complex with parasailing, SaduChiru Waterfall camp, Trekking at Laimaton peak, Shiroi and Kangkhui Cave Expedition, 2 Days Motor cycle rally ( Imphal to Moreh) 4 days photo exhibition at main venue of the Tourism Festival 2008.

116. 21st March 2008: Lamdan Reconsolidation Day at MMI Complex Lamdan

117. 25 to 27 March 2008: Manipur Tourism Meet at DilliHaat( New Delhi), Joint Secretary Ministry Tourism Ms. LeenaNandan visited MMTA stall.

118. 3 to 18 May 2008: 59th Adventure Course at MMI Complex

119. 20 May to 5thJune 2008: Tourist Guide cum 60thAdventure Course Sponsored by NABARD, Mr. Sonamani Yambem inaugurated the Course.

120. 27th June 2008: One Day Schools Adventure Camp at ALP, MMI Complex Lamdan for Education (S) Department,600 student applause the MMI campus.

121. 5th June 2008: Tree Plantation Programme at MMI Complex Lamdan on World Environment Day

122. 14th June 2008: Reception Ceremony of Mr. N. Suraj Singh 1stEverest submitter of North Eastern Region except Sikkim. Incentive award conferred by Shri N. Biren Singh Minister YAS, Manipur

123. 14thJune 2008: Mr. Puyamcha Mohon Participated IMF Sponsored Expedition Mt. Trishul and Success

124. 20thJuly -2008: All Indian Women IMF Expedition for Mt. Phawararang Peak (6349 mts.) in Himachal Himalaya 2008.

125. 16thAugust 2008: ADAM Environment Award Receipt by MMTA President at Angan Ching Eco-Park Kakching with tree plantation.

126. 21stSeptember 2008: 28th MMTA Foundation Day

127. 15 to 26 September 2008: 4thNorth East Sport Climbing Coaching

128. 27th October 2008: 10thState Level Sports Climbing Championship

129. 29th September to 3rd October 2008: 10thNorth East Zone Sport Climbing competition. Inaugurated by Shri Y. Joykumar (IPS) Director General of Police Govt. of Manipur and Dr.L. Surjit Singh Chairman North East Zonal Sport Climbing Committee.

130. 31st October to 1st November 2008: 7th Asian Youth Climbing Championship at Yamaguchi, Japan, Ms. Debala become the Asian No. 3, she is the only medalist from Indian team.

131. 19th to 23rd November 2008: 14th National Sport Climbing Competition at New Delhi IMF

132. 8th December 2008: Reception Ceremony of S. Debala Asian No. 3 -2008 at MMTA office

133. 10th to 27th December 2008: 61st Adventure Course at MMI

134. 27th December 2008: 23rd Rising Day of Manipur Mountaineering Institute -2008 at MMI

 

News for period 2006-2007

74. 20 – 25 January 2006: Rescue Dzuko Valley Expedition -2006: The 44-member 6-day

expedition, flagged off from the MMTA, Minuthong by Mr. Ngamthang Haokip, Minister for Forest and Environment. Dzuko Valley is located between 94003’43”E -94004’28”E longitude and 25032’03”N -25033’47”N latitude. The valley is flanked by Mount Iso (Mt Tenipu) 2994 meters above sea level (msl) of Manipur in the southeastern side and Mount Japfu 3015 msl of Nagaland in the eastern side. Nestling at an average altitude of 2500 msl, the valley covers an area of 3.1 sq.km. Approximately. Three streams originating from Mount Iso range towards the south traverse through the valley and joins towards the northwestern part of the valley and fall into Barak River.

75. April 2006: YAS Climbing Camp: We conduct special Rock Climbing Camp for Ukhrul District sponsored by Youth Affairs & Sports Govt. of Manipur and DYSO Ukhrul District under the guidance of Mr. M. Chandrakumar Singh, Sr. Youth Officer of YAS Govt. of Manipur.

76. 24April – 05 May 2006: 15 -day 54th Combined Adventure Course at MMI Complex Lamdan Comprising 80 participants from nine districts of Manipur sponsored by 57 Mountain Division under the guidance of Major Gen. E.J. Kochekan, GOC 57 Mountain Division.

77. 18 June – 02 July 2006: 1stPre Basic Mountaineering Course for Indian Army: -Especially for the budding mountaineers of Indian Army from different units of 57Mountain Division.

78. 02 – 13 August 2006: 27thRock Climbing Course: 20 participants including 7 girls.

79. 13 – 22 August 2006: 28th Rock Climbing Course:- Only for boys no. of participants = 10

80. 18 – 20 September 2006: 8th North East Zone Sport Climbing Competition 2006: Sponsored by Indian Mountaineering Foundation and Co-sponsored by IGAR South (Manipur). It was opened by Maj Gen BK Chengapa Inspector General, Assam Riffles (South) and Mr. BB Sharma Director YAS Govt. of Manipur. Shri O. Ibobi Chief Minister, Manipur and GOC, 57 Mtn Division closed the function. 57 competitors participated from all over the North Eastern State.

81. 26 October 2006: Inauguration of Lamdan Adventure & Leadership Park of Manipur

Mountaineering Institute under the aegis of Himalayan Environment Trust and the Manipur Mountaineering & Trekking Association. Dr. SS Sidhu, the Governor of Manipur, Capt. MS Kohli (Retd. IN) Chairman Himalayan Environment Trust, Dr. T. Meinya, Member of Parliament, Shri GovindasKonthoujam, Minister YAS, Manipur, Shri. T. Manga Vaiphei, Hon’ble MLA, Henglep Constituency and Shri Ch. Birendrakumar (IAS) Commissioner YAS, Govt. of Manipur and the State Govt. top officials graces the function as the Chief Guest, President and Guests of Honour. This Park is the 1stof its kind in the country.

82. 06 – 09 November 2006: Tourism Festival 2006: MMTA was the event manager of the Adventure & Eco-Tourism events in the Manipur Tourism Festival 2006. We conduct following events under the guidance and leadership of Mr. T.N. Haokip Minister Tourism: Rafting (Imphal River) , Trekking in and around of Imphal Valley, one day adventure programme cum rock climbing at Lamdan Adventure Park, one day Parasailing at Koirengei old airport with IGAR (South). Adventure stall at Polo-ground, Imphal. Tharon Cave Expedition to Tamenglong District, Manipur.

83. November 2006: Modern College Adventure Camp at Lamdan Adventure & Leadership Park. It was the UGC sponsored programme 35 campers participated.

84. November 2006:12thNational Sports Climbing Competition at New Delhi: 35 competitors participated in this competition from the North East Zone. Our two climbers took Gold medal in this National Championship. (Kh. Dasini Devi & A. Puspakanta Singh).

85. December 2006: 3- days Residential Coaching Camp: The said (TOT) refresher course was conducted at MMTA office and 50 campers participated. The said camp was specially organised for MMTA instructors

86. January 2007: Winter Orange Festival Tamenglong: Artificial Wall Climbing & Rafting at Barak River jointly organised with the District Administration of Tamenglong District, Manipur.

87. March 2007: 5 – Day North East Pre Basic climbing course at the Kangla Wall of Manipur

Mountaineering & Trekking Association. 70 climbers participated in this course from all over the NE region.

88. 20 – 30 March 2007: 55thAdventure Course at Lamdan Adventure & Leadership Park of

Manipur Mountaineering Institute sponsored by 57 Mtn. Division. Graduated by Shri Ch. Biren (IAS) Commissioner Sports, Shri Waikhom Bobby (MCS) Director Sports and Col. Budhwar CO 15 JAKLI.

89. 25 – 30 March 2007: Gilgal School Adventure Camp at Lamdan Adventure & Leadership Park of Manipur Mountaineering Institute.

90. 05 – 15 April 2007: 56thAdventure Course sponsored by the 57 Mtn. Divisions. Graduated by Hon’ble MLAs Shri Y. Irabot, Pu. Manga Vaiphei and Major Gen EJ Kochekan GOC 57 Mtn Division.

91. 27 June – 03 August 2007: LMS Law College Dzuko Valley Expedition

92. 22 May – 05 June 2007: 57thAdventure Course Especially organised for Children Home Orphan students.

93. 05 June 2007: World Environment Day on 5thJune 2007: at Lamdan Adventure & Leadership Park of Manipur Mountaineering Institute (500 nos of tree were planted) with Hon’ble MLAs Shri L. Nandakumar and Shri Y. Surchandra. Nursery Plantation sponsored by: Dept. of Forest Govt. of Manipur and co-sponsored by Environment & Ecology Wing, Govt. of Manipur. Plantation programme was jointly organised with 57 Mtn Division.

94. June 2007: Mr. A. Robert of MMTA participated IMF Sponsored Mountaineering Expedition to Mt. Panraridwar 6663 m. Uttaranchal Himalaya led by Col. Vijay, Principal Himalayan Mountaineering Institute Darjeeling.

95. July 2007: Miss Ningthoujam Bidyapati of MMTA Mountaineerscaled the Mt. Mulkila (IV) of Himachal Himalayas in the All Woman Mountaineering Expedition of Indian Mountaineering Foundation led by Ms. Deepu Sharma (former Everester of IMF). Ms. Nongthombam Ayingbi also the member of this Expedition team.

96. 28 July – 03 August 2007: 8-Day Adventure Camp at Lamdan Adventure & Leadership Park of Manipur Mountaineering Institute under the aegis of MMTA.

97. 14 to 20 September, 2007: M. Megha& Puyamcha Mohon deputed as the instructor to the 15 JAKLI Army Training Camp at MMI Complex, Lamdan

98. 22 September to 1st October 2007: North East Zonal Climbing Coaching Camp

99. 4 – 7 October: 2007: 9thNorth East Zonal Sports Climbing Competition under the aegis of North East Zone Sports Climbing Committee and the Indian Mountaineering Foundation New Delhi sponsored by M/S. TATA Steel Ltd. Ferro Alloys and Mineral Division, Kolkatta

100. 20 to 25 November 2007: 13th National Climbing Championship at NIM (36 persons from MMTA including one IMF National Route Setter Mr. N. Chitrasen Singh) 11 medals won including 6 Gold Medal

101. 27 October to 7 November 2007: Barak Valley Expedition to Assam sponsored by

150thBirth Anniversary Committee. (10 members from MMTA)

102. 30 October to 3 November 2007: Ms. Kh. Dasini participate Asian Indoor Sports Climbing Championship at Macau China, Sponsored by: Indian Olympic Association and Stood 10thPosition in Women Speed Climbing Category.

103. 17 November 2007: Mr. PhalguniRajkumar, Secretary North Eastern Council visited at Manipur Mountaineering & Trekking Association, Minuthong.

104. 19 November 2007: One Day Sport Climbing Camp at Kangla Wall for 15thJAKLI Boys and Officers lead by: Col JS Budhwar, CO 15th JKLI.

105. 16 to 29 November 2007: Mr. A. Robert and Ms. N. Bidyapati participates IMF Sponsored Alpine Camp at NIM Uttarkashi.

106. December -2007: Ms. N. Bidyapati as the guest Instructor at NIM Uttarkashi

107. 2 – 22 December 2007. Kaya pass Trekking Expedition to Arunachal Pradesh Sponsored by Youth Affairs & Sports Arunachal Pradesh &Popu Heritage Foundation led by Puyamcha Mohon.

108. 9 – December 2007: Barak Valley Adventure Academy at Bon Tarapur of Cachar District, Assam by MMTA under the guidance of BirTikendrajit Memorial Trust Committee by Dr. T. Meinya Hon’ble MP Lok Sabha and Mr. KutubAhemadMajumdar Hon’ble MLA Sonai of Assam. Mr. Puyam Kunjo Meitei is the First Course Director of this Academy.

109. 22ndDecember 2007: One Day Adventure Camp for Mega School at MMI Complex Lamdan

 

News for period 2001-2005

45. 3 – 6 October 2002:4thNorth East Zone Sports Climbing Competition-2002. Col. Vijay Singh, Principal Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Darjeeling came as the Observer of IMF at Imphal.

46. 2002: Ms. L. Keinatombi Devi participated in the International Sport Climbing Competition at Jakarta, Indonesia sponsored by Indian Mountaineering Foundation, New Delhi.

47. July 2002 : Mr. Puyamcha Mohon Summit the Mt. Ramjak Peak sponsored by Indian

Mountaineering Foundation, New Delhi

48. 2003: 2ndHimalayan Expedition to Mt. Bhagirathi –II organised by MMTA sponsored by

North East Council Shillong. Success but Mr. Yambem Laba was shocked by cerebral edema.

49. 01 – 03 September 2003:-5thNorth East Zone Sport Climbing Competition -2003. Mrs. Rita Marwah, Everester and the Vice-President, Indian Mountaineering Foundation came to Imphal as the IMF Observer.

50. 28 April – 10 May 2004: 51st Adventure Course: at Manipur Mountaineering Institute (MMI), Lamdan. In this said Course 15 Trainees including 2 girls participated. During this Course tree plantation programme also taken up at the MMI, Lamdan Training Centre.

51. July 2004: Mrs. G. Anita Participated Mt. Irland Expedition at Nepal which was organised

by the Tata Company in connection with the 100 years anniversary celebration of Ratan Tata.

52. 01 – 11 July 2004: 52ndAdventure Course: At Manipur Mountaineering Institute (MMI),

Lamdan.

53. July 2004: The Manipur Geographic -2004 to the Dzuko Valley (highest wetlands of Manipur) and Mt. Iso (highest Peak of Manipur) lead by Dr.L. Surjit Singh, Hony. Secretary and the Geographer of MMTA. Minister Environment Forest Manipur, Shri N. Biren Singh, flagged off the said venture.

54. 17 – 18 September 2004: Manipur State Level Sport Climbing Competition (Selection test for NEZSCC) 2004.

55. 19 – 21 September 2004:6thNorth East Zone Sports Climbing Competition -2004. Mr. AmulyaSen, Member of IMF came to Imphal as the IMF Observer.

56. 2004: Ms. Ph. Shantirani Devi participated in the International Sports Climbing Competition at South Korea.

57. 2004 -November: Ms. Shantirani and Dashini stood four position in the Asian Sports

Climbing Competition at Uttarkashi NIM in the Lead and Speed category respectively.

58. 2004: Ms. G. Anita Devi the Vice –President of MMTA also conferred Padama Shree by the President of India for her outstanding in mountaineering.

59. 04-06 November 2004: 10th National Sport Climbing Competition at IMF, participated 24

Climbers from North East Zone.

60. 23 – 29 August 2004: 22ndArtificial Rock Climbing Course at Kangla Wall

61. 29 September -29 October 2004: Climbing Coaching Camp: At Kangla Wall Imphal, MMTA. Specially organised for the 10th National Climbing Championship at IMF

62. 20 – 30 December 2004: 23rdArtificial Rock Climbing Course at Kangla Wall, Imphal.

63. 01 – 07 January 2005: WINTER DZUKO TREKKING: Ms. N. Ayingbi Devi, (Leader) and Mr. Ng. Pobitro Singh -Deputy Leader. In this said Trekking Programme 31members Including 4 girls were participated.

64. January 2005: Shantirani & Dasini in the Bouldering Competition at Bombay Organized by

Girivihar and sponsored by IMF

65. 19 January – 02 February 2005: 53rdAdventure Course: at Manipur Mountaineering Institute (MMI), Lamdan. The said Course is jointly organised with 5/8 Gorkha Riffles and sponsored by 57 Mtn. Division and Mr. GG Diwedi, GOC 57 Mtn. Division, inaugurated the camp. And closing function was grace as the Chief Guest by the Chief Engineer NHPC, Mr. Lalmani Singh. In this said Course 72 trainees including 11 girls were participated.

66. July 2005: Loiyarakpa & Koubru Range Trekking Expedition: Expedition was led by Mr. Puyamcha Mohon, which was compiled by 27 members. The said trekking Expedition is very adventurous and needful for the environment activist. We hope, Environment & Ecology Wing Govt. of Manipur will surely give us such type chances in near future. Finally, we thanks to the Senior Scientific Officer Environment & Ecology Wing and his staff for the sponsored of this venture.

67. 05 -12 August 2005: 25th Rock Climbing Course: 20 persons participated in this course

including 5 girls for 7 – day.

68. 20 September – 01 October 2005: NE Special Climbing Coaching Camp: Assam, Arunachal, Mizoram, and Meghalaya & Manipur campers participated in this special coaching camp.

69. 04 October 2005: Ms. Nongthombam Ayingbi summit the virgin peak Mt. Papshura, 6451

meter, Himachal Pradesh flagged off by NN Vohra President IMF 16th September, 2005

70. September 2005: 26thRock Climbing Course: 25 persons were participated in this course

including 7 girls for 7 days.

71. 03 – 06 October 2005:7thNorth East Zone Sports Climbing Competition -2005:-Co-sponsored by the IGAR South. Dr. SS Sidhu the Governor of Manipur, Capt. MS Kohli (Retd. IN) Chairman Himalayan Environment Trust, Shri GovindasKonthoujam Minister YAS, Manipur, Maj. Gen. Diwedi GOC 57 Mtn Division and Maj Gen Gotra IGAR (South) had consented the closing function as the Chief Guest, President and Guest of Honors. Mr. AmulyaSen, Member of IMF came to Imphal as the IMF Observer.

72. 06 – 12 October 2005: 1stNorth East Adventure Sports & Ecotourism Meet-2005 (7 days): The Governor of Manipur, Hon’ble Minister YAS and Tourism and Capt. M.S. Kohli (Retd. IN) opened the 1st North East Adventure Sports & Eco-tourism Meet-2005 organised by MMTA.

73. November 2005: Special Rock Climbing Camp was conducted at the Kangla Rock Wall

Especially for Ukhrul District Manipur and sponsored by the YAS Manipur.

 

 

News for period 1991-2000

28. 16 August 1991: Rescue for Plane Crash (Indian Air Line Boeing 737) at ThangjingHilltop with Shri T.N. Haokip Tourism Minister

29. 1992: Manipur Mountaineering Institute (MMI Complex Lamdan) the training center of

Manipur Mountaineering and Trekking Association were declared ‘Deemed State Institute Adventure ‘by the Govt. of Manipur.

30. 1993: G.Anita participated of Indo-Nepalese Woman Everest Expedition –1993 Lead by Ms. Bachendri Pal Sponsored by: JRD Tata Steel Company

31. 1993: MMTA lead the Peach March from Imphal to Moreh the Indo-Myanmar Border

32. December 1993: 150 nos. of MMTA volunteers represent the Indian Red Cross Society during the ethnic clash of Naga Kuki under the supervision of His Excellency the Governor of Manipur Lt.Gen. V.K. Nayar.

33. 27 June to 26 July 1994: More than 80,000 tree sapling at Singda Catchments area & Lamdan by the MMTA volunteers sponsored by the IFCD Govt. of Manipur.

34. 1994: Ms. G. Anita awarded ‘National Adventure Award’(in the Field of Adventure & Mountaineering)

35. 1997: Ms. L. Keinatombi Devi participated in the International Sports Climbing Competition and Dr.L. Surjit was the Indian Team Manager at Hong-Kong

36. 1997: Ms. G. Anita participated in the 1st International Woman Mountaineering Meet,

Organised by the British Mountaineering Council at North Wales –England

37. 1997:-Everest Base Camp Trekking to Mt. Kalapathar at Nepal Himalaya 40 members and

summit the Trekking Peak Mt. Kalapathar which lead by Mr. OinamChaoba sponsored by the North East Council Shillong (NEC)

38. 1997: Yambem Laba Hony. Secy. MMTA participated Tasmania Rainforest Expedition

Organised by the British Mountaineering Council

39. July -August 1997:-Ms. G. Anita, Mr. Puyamcha Mohon, Ms. Indira were participated KR2

Indo- British Expedition organised by British Schools of Explorer Society.

40. 1999:Two women Ms. G. Anita & Ms. Th. Indira participated in the Vijay Rally -from Delhi

toKargil Motorcycle Rally Lead by 1st Woman Everester of India Ms. Bachendri Pal.

Sponsored by: Tata Company

41. 29 – 10 -1999:-Governor of Manipur Shri O.N. Shrivastava and the Deputy Chief Minister of Manipur, Dr.L. Chandramani Singh inaugurated the Kangla Rock & Sports Climbing Wall at MMTA Campus Minuthong and also opened the 1st North East Zone Sport Climbing Competition on 29th October 1999. The said Wall is the first of its kind in the North Eastern Region of India. In this said Competition, Mr. S.P. Chamoli member of IMF, came to Manipur as the Observer of Indian Mountaineering Foundation, New Delhi. The Kangla Wall was constructed through Ministry of Human Resources Development, Govt. of India and State Govt.

42. 2000:-President & Vice-President participated in the youth Millennium Meet at Delhi

43. 20 -22 October 2000:2ndNorth East Zone Sports Climbing Competition-Imphal. Ms.

Santosh Yadav, the first Indian Lady who on the top of Mt. Everest twice came to Imphal as the IMF observer.

 

News for period 1980-1990

 

1.      21-9-1980: Established, Registered as State Level organization, Registration No. 3233 of 1st November 1980. Under the Societies Act: XXI of 1860 (First Adventure organization in Manipur)

2.      November 1980: First Trekking Expedition to Shiroi Peak in Ukhrul District. Chief Minister R.K. Dorendro and Sports Minister M. Kumar flagged off 350 members on 18th November.

3.      19 – 28, November 1981: Tengnoupal Expedition comprising 280 members and flagged off by the Shri RishangKeishing Chief Minister, Manipur. Duration of Venture was from 19th November to 28th November 1981. The Expedition members performed community tasks and had a lot of social interaction with the people of the area they had passed through.

4.      November 1982 – Shiroi Day Celebration.

5.      December 1983: Combined Tiddim Expedition of boys and girls along the Tiddim road to explore the Hornbill (Langmeidong) along the KailamKasom Range. Flagged off by Shri RadhabinodKoijam, Medical Minister and Dr. L. Chandramani Singh, IFCD Minister of Manipur

6.      01 November 1984: The first Adventure Course was conducted by the Manipur Mountaineering Institute the training wing of MMTA which inaugurated by Lt.Col. N.P.K. Nambiar, Chief Engineer of the NHPC Loktak Project. Shri Nima Tashi, Deputy Director (Field Training) of Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Darjeeling conducted the said Course as the Course Director. 200 trainees participated in this course.

7.      02 February 1985: The International Year of Youth. MMTA decided to launch a venture to commemorate the year in the style never attempted by any other before in Manipur and rarely in the rest of the country. 50 youths set out to trek 1600 Km in the grueling terrain of the hills and valley systems of Manipur. Chief Minister RishangKeishing and Dr. L. Chandramani Singh, Minister (IFCD) Manipur handed over the Flag of Manipur Expedition to its leader Atom Ranjit at B.T Park. The team set out to circumnavigate the oval shaped Manipur first along its hilly regions along the National and International borders and then the foothills of the Imphal Valley. Finally after 71 days of the historic march the members came back to do their alma mater MMTA. Manipur and the rest of the country proud.

8.      22 September 1985: MMTA began its programme of organizing its activities at the district level with the launching of the Thoubal District Expedition ’85. The 5-day expedition had 50 youths drawn from all parts of Thoubal District. The Thoubal District Branch of MMTA was also formally established.

9.      27 September 1985: The second district level activity was the Bishnupur District Expedition ’85 which was flagged off on this day. 50 youths drawn from all parts of Bishnupur District. The Bishnupur District Branch of MMTA was also formally established.

10.  01 December 1985: MMTA and MMI flags were hoisted at the area donated to MMTA to set up our training unit by the people of Lamdan Village. Dr. L Chandramani Minister (IFCD) inaugurated the second adventure course with Mr.Nima Tashi as the Course Director. Adventure –cum- Social Service Camp was held. 100 trainees participated.

11.  27 December 1985: A red letter day in the history of Manipur and the Northeast region. Sir Tenzing Norgay Sherpa (Tiger of the Snow), the first person who along with the Sir Edmund Hillary reached the top of Mt. Everest, laid the foundation Stone of the Manipur Mountaineering Institute Complex at Lamdan. Shri Nawang Gombu (first man on the top of Mt. Everest twice) Col. Amit Roy (Principal HMI) accompanied him Dr. Virendra Kumar (noted environmentalist) and many other distinguished citizens of the state. The North Eastern Mountaineering and Tourism meet was simultaneously held. The Graduation Ceremony of the 2nd Adventure Course was also held with Sir Tenzing Norgay pining the badges.

12.  18 January 1986: MMTA organised a 45 KM Jogathon from Imphal to the MMI Complex at Lamdan.

13.  20 March 1986: Koubru Kounu Expedition was flagged off by MMTA President Rajkumar

Ranendrajit and received after five days of opening a new trekking route from Koubru Kounu by Shri O. Joy (MLA)

14.  14 March 1987: Shri RishangKeishing, Hon’ble Chief Minister Manipur, Shri Radhabinod

Koijam (Minister PWD & LAW), Shri Gaikhangam, Minister T&D, Mr. A. Pradeep S.P. CID,

Mr. S. Amrik Singh Pahwa, Mr. N. Shyamananda Singh, C.O. 2nd MR, Shri L. Jugeshwor

Singh, DIG Range Manipur visited to MMI Complex and thanks to the Lamdan villagers.

15.  20 August 1987: Mr. OinamChaoba& Mr. Ksh. Budha participated in the Bara Sigri Glacier Expedition organised by the Climbers and Explorers Club, New Delhi and both of them summit the Mt. KuluPumori (21500 ft. above mean sea level) Sponsored by the Indian Mountaineering Foundation.

16.  25 April 1987: Shri Ibotombi Minister Revenue flagged off The Thoubal River Expedition,

organised by the Thoubal District Branch of MMTA.

17.  1 November 1987: The Manipur River Valley Expedition ’87 began. The Dept. of Environment Govt. of India as a part of the National Environment month sponsored it. Start from Bolen Lake, 7000 feet above MSL, northwestern part of Kangpokpi. Here the Imphal river tickles down to the plain to join by the other rivers of Manipur river System. We followed it all the way to the Indo-Burma where it enters Burmese Territory to join the Chindwin river and fall into the Bay of Bengal as a part of the Irrawady. We made a complete survey of the state of the environment along the river valley and submitted the report to the center for science and environment New Delhi.

18.  1987: Mr. L. Surjit participated in the 1st National Rock Climbing Meet at Haryana Dhauj organised by the Climbers Explorers Club New Delhi and Sponsored by the Indian

Mountaineering Foundation.

19.  11 June 1988: Two members participated Everest Based Camp Trekking Expedition organised by the Climbers Explorers Club, New Delhi.

20.  03 August 1988: Mr. Ksh. Budha participate the National Himalayan Cycle Rally (2400 km

Organised by the Delhi Mountaineering Institute.

21.  20 October 1988: The Manipur Chief Minister R.K. Joy Chandra Flagged off the Mt. Koktang Expedition the first Mountaineering Expedition in the Western Sikkim Himalayas launched by MMTA.

22.  11 November 1988: 8-member including a lady hoisted the Indian Tricolors and the MMTA Flag on the top of Mt. Koktang south summit.

23.  16 November 1988: MMTA along with the Center for Science and environment, New Delhi organised a 3 days’ workshop on Wasteland Management at the Conference Hallof the state Guest House, Imphal

24.  24 December 1988: Manipur Chief Minister Shri R.K Joy Chandra received the summiteers of Mt. Koktang. Col. Amit Roy, (Principal HMI) Shri Nawang Gombu (Director Field Trg. HMI) and Shri Nima Tashi (DDFT HMI) who ‘had played a key role in the development of MMI and was also the expedition organizers of this expedition presence in this reception ceremony.

25.  1989: Adventure Course specially conducted for SAI players under the guidance of Brigadier Bhatia Director NE Region SAI.

26.  8 December 1989: Adventure Programme start specially for YOUNG INTAC from all over

the States of India

27.  15 December 1989: Shri Chintamani Panigrahi, Governor of Manipur Closed the Graduation Ceremony for the YOUNG INTAC Adventure Camp at MMI

 

 

 

 


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