Indian Army in collaboration with State Tourism Directorate and Leaf Monkey Hiking Club on Saturday successfully concluded three days trekking expedition on Pir Panjal Range of Ramban district of JammuandKashmir.
Sixteen trekkers from different walks of life participated in the said trek.
The Jammu and Kashmir government representatives, school kids and residents congregated at Government Degree College Ukhral to welcome the successful team and add charm to the event.
The trekkers moved a distance of 19 kms with height variations from 2300 metres to 4000 metres.
The team successfully submitted second highest peak (Hansraj Top) on Pir Panjal Range in Ramban District while the trek was cordially supported and encouraged by populace in mountaneous region of Pogal.
The trek highlighted the picturesque Pogal Valley and traversed unexplored meadows, lakes, waterfalls, and jagged peaks of majestic Pir Panjal Ranges.
The participants also interacted with the resident youth to showcase patriotism, women empowerment, and self-employment.
On conclusion ceremony SDM Ramsoo, Ghanshyam Basotra fecilitated the participants and media.
The event is aimed at promoting adventure tourism, which has received an impetus due to the return of normalcy in the region and the various developmental changes, said the defence spokesman Lt Col Suneel Bartwal.