Mountaineer Padma Shri Harbhajan Singh, an Inspector General with the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), who was conferred the Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Award (2015) for Lifetime Achievement at Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi on August 29, 2016, was the 12th Himveer of the para-military force to receive the honour. He has participated in three successful expeditions to Mt Everest and has led 16 national and international mountaineering expeditions.