CISF woman becomes 'fastest Indian' to climb 2 peaks

CISF woman becomes 'fastest Indian' to climb 2 peaks

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Category : Miscellaneous Published on: September 22 2021

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·         Geeta Samota became the "Fastest Indian" to scale two peaks located in Africa and Russia.

·         Two peaks - Mount Elbrus (5,642 m) is in Russia, Kilimanjaro Peak (5,895 m) is located in Tanzania and is the highest peak in Africa.

·         Samota works with the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), a central paramilitary force under the command of the Union Home Ministry.

Important Facts

About CISF

v  The Central Industrial Security Force is a Central Armed Police Forces in India.

v  It was set up under an Act of the Parliament of India on 10 March 1969 with a strength of 2,800.

v  Founded: 10 March 1969

v  Headquarters: New Delhi, India

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