Neelima from Guntur has now become the first Woman from Andhra Pradesh to Reach Mount Everest. She has summited the 8848 meter highest peak in the World today.
She was at the Everest base camp during April, 2015 earthquake in Nepal. She has to stop her journey then and return back.
She approached the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh Sri. N. Chandrababu Naidu for sponsorship. Impressed by the young lady’s enthusiasm and determination, the Chief Minister instructed the Sports Authority of Andhra Pradesh (SAAP) to give her Rs. 15 lakhs.