SRINAGAR: Around 80 students from various states completed ski course organised by Indian Institute of Skiing & Mountaineering (IISM) at Gulmarg.
Chief Executive Officer, Gulmarg Development Authority, Dr. Syed Hanief Balkhi was the chief guest. He gave away the certificates and prizes to the winners of various events in the course.
Speaking on the ocassion Balkhi praised the Institute for maintaining an excellent standard of training and administration. He said IISM is a pioneer institute of the country which provides state of the art adventure training with modern facilities.
Principal IISM, JS Dhillon welcomed the chief guest and briefed him about the development of the institute and various activities being undertaken by it.
He said we were lucky to get a good snow in December which enabled us to complete the first ski courses successfully. Many students from Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Kerala, TN, U.P and other parts of the country including students from Kashmir completed the course.
He said IISM will be conducting five more skiing courses this year.