3rd IISM ski course concludes
Srinagar, Feb 3: The 3rd Indian Institute of Ski and Mountaineering (IISM) Snow ski course of the season concluded at Gulmarg on Saturday.
In the 15-day course 80 students from all over Country participated in basic, inter-mediate and advance level of course.
Former Principal of the Institute KA Mir was a chief guest on the occasion and distributed prizes among the winners.
AM Bhat of IISM welcomed the chief guest and highlighted the different adventure activities being undertaken by the Institute.
He said that the aim of the Institute is to develop different adventure skills amongst the youth of the Nation especially from J&K so as to develop their personality and promote adventure tourism in the state. IISM trained the maximum no of students in skiing courses in the country.
The students were very happy to see a high standard of training and administration at IISM. Institute has centrally heated hostel accommodation where all comforts are provided to the students. Institute plans to diversify into paragliding and white water rafting in future to enable the local youth to generate employment in adventure tourism.
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