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Hello Mumbai City Desk :
Historic Green Summit of Everest.
On the 23rd of May, 2021,25-year-old Harshvardhan Joshi from Navi Mumbai scaled the summit of Mt Everest, on a rear carbon-neutral climb. Today, after combatting storms and the pandemic this youth ambassador of Chirag Rural Development Foundation is finally heading to the safety of Kathmandu. Says Pratibha Pai, Founder of Chirag, “We congratulate him, as he shines in the reflection of ‘green glory’. Harsh has conquered Everest benevolently and graciously – choosing a sustainable path to fulfill his dream and using renewable and clean solar power to protect the mountains. ” Harsh’s mission beyond mountaineering is to bring solar power to the remote villages of his accompanying guides and friends in Nepal.