Only 30% (9) of total Indian states (30) organized mountaineering expeditions in 2016. West Bengal organized half (29) of total fifty-eight (58) expeditions. Maharashtra stood second (6 | 10.34%), followed by Uttarakhand (5 | 8.62%).
Himachal Pradesh organized just two expeditions.
Haryana, Jammu and Kashmir, Madhya Pradesh, Orissa, and Telangana organized one expedition (1.72%) each in the year.
Data Source: Indian Mountaineer, an annual publication of the Indian Mountaineering Foundation (IMF). Number 52, 2016