India’s First Exploration

  • Person to ride alone around the world on motorcycle: Bharadwaj Dayala
  • Person to fly in a balloon and land in a parachute: Shibnath Majumdar
  • Person to reach the South Pole: Colonel Jatinder Kumar Bajaj
  • Person (Man) to scale Mount Everest: H.P.S. Ahluwalia
  • Woman to scale Mount Everest: Bachendri Pal on 23 May 1984; the 5th woman in the world to scale the peak
  • Woman to reach South Pole: Reena Kaushal Dharmshaktu
  • Person to reach the North Pole: Jagannathan Srinivasaraghavan on 23 April 1985.
  • Person to have walked across Gobi desert: Sucheta Kadethankar
  • Youngest girl in the world to climb Everest: Malavath Purna on 25 May 2014 at the age of 13