Jagdish C. Nanavati, President Emeritus of the Himalayan Club, was an eminent personality who meticulously analysed many expeditions. He made it his mission to make Indian expeditions plan, study, execute and report the venture expertly.
Two Awards have been instituted in his memory, which will be managed by the Himalayan Club and funded by the Nanavati family.
Till date, following expeditions and persons were honoured:
|Year||Excellence in Mountaineering||Garud Gold Medal|
|2012||“Zemu Gap Expedition” led by Anindya Mukherjee||Harsingh Mangalsingh Harkotia|
|2013||“Chaukhamba Col Expedition” led by Debabrata Mukherjee||Pemba Norboo a.k.a. King Kong|
|2014||“Rassa Glacier Expedition” led by Divyesh Muni||Ringzen Ladakhi|
For criteria and submission process, click here.