Lucknow, Jan 27 (IANS) An IPS officer of the Uttar Pradesh cadre has successfully climbed the Mount Vinson Massif, the highest peak in the Antarctic sub-continent, an official said on Wednesday.
Aparna Kumar climbed the 17,000-feet-high peak of the Mount Vinson Massif on January 17.
Along with the Indian tri-colour, Kumar also hoisted the Uttar Pradesh Police flag on the mountain peak.
She is the first woman officer of any All-India Services to have done so.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has congratulated her for the feat.