Excelsior Sports Correspondent
JAMMU, May 26: Shivani Charak of Tawi Trekkers J&K, the number one ranked woman sport climber of India who has been selected for J&K Government Award for Outstanding Sportsperson for the year 2020, has decided to donate 50 per cent of the cash reward of Rs 51000 to Tawi Trekkers J&K, her parent club, as and when she receives it from the Government.
She conveyed her decision to the General Secretary of the Club Shawetica Khajuria, today.
Interacting with Shawetica Khajuria, she disclosed that she has been greatly impressed and inspired by Everester Col Ranbir Singh Jamwal who shall be presenting all the reward money of Rs 51000 to Mountaineering Association of J&K for the promotion of mountaineering among the budding mountaineers. She, however, requested that her contribution may be utilized by the club preferably for sport climbing. “It shall be my very humble contribution to my club which has been supporting me morally and financially, through thick and thin, during the last six years” she said and added ” after all I must give something back to the organization due to which I could participate in international competitions and reached a stage where China offered me full sponsorship for five international competitions”
It is pertinent to mention here that 20 years old Shivani Charak is an incredible sport climber of India who has won a Bronze medal at the Asian Youth Championship besides a staggering 24 medals including 11 Gold at the National level.
Presently, Welspun Foundation, Mumbai is her proud sponsor for all the international level competitions.