Jamshedpur: Harshit Foundation was launched to commemorate the success of Harshit Saumitra a 5 years and 11 months old boy who set a world record of becoming a youngest climber to scale the ‘Kala Patthar (5550 meter) Peak” and Mount Everest base camp.
Harshit Foundation is formed by Harshit’s father Rajeev Saumitra, a famous mountaineer and a Geography Teacher. On this occasion Rajeev Saumitra said, “We are extremely proud of Harshit’s achievement and we would all like to share this happiness with the lesser privileged and kids from the weaker sections of society .
Harshit Foundation is an initiative which would focus on supporting students from these sections, when it comes to Education, Sports and Health. “Harshit Foundation’s motto would be “Hope for Education, Health and Happiness” (especially through sports),” added Mr. Saumitra.
Rajeev Saumitra further said that he got his early education at Karndeep High school, Paalkot (District- Gumla) in Jharkhand. His father, Harshit’s grandfather, Late Shri Ram Sarovar Prasad Singh ji was teacher in same school.
Harshit Foundation is an initiative to serve the people of Jharkhand and Bihar. Harshit Foundation would be funded by Rajeev Saumitra and will not seek any grant and financial support from government at this point.
On this occasion highly elated Harshit Saumitra said, “I am very happy to achieve this success and I attribute this to my father who is also my coach. “Harshit Foundation” shall give hope and happiness to aspiring young children like me.”