VISHIST SEVA MEDAL


The Vishisht Seva Medal (VSM) is awarded to all members of the Indian Air Force for distinguished service of a high order. The award may be made posthumously. The following list of VSM awardees is incomplete and additional citations will be featured as and when they are found.

1971

Gp. Capt. Jagdish Chandra Sengupta
Wg. Cdr. Pemmaraju Kamaraju
Sqn. Ldr. Charanjit Singh
Sqn. Ldr. Rajamani Ramamurthy
Sqn. Ldr. H.M. Sahul
Flt. Lt. Balasubramanian Chandran
Flt. Lt. Govind Chandra Singh Rajwar
Flt. Lt. Baljinder Singh Sidhu
M. Flt. Eng. Gurdayal Singh Sarma
M. Flt. Eng. Surat Singh Yadav
WO Piara Singh
WO Kurathur
Ex WO Daljit Singh
Ex Sgt. Leonard Roberts
Cpl. Padmanabham

1998

Air. Cmde. Avdesh Kumar Singh
Air. Cmde. Shah Baig Singh Paul
Air. Cmde. Saravjit Singh Hothi
Air. Cmde. Rohinton Darashaw Bharucha
Air. Cmde. Vaithianathan Shanmugham
Air. Cmde. Sudhir Kumar Srivastava
Gp. Capt. Vinod Kumar Verma VM
Gp. Capt. Shakti Bhushan Prasher
Gp. Capt. Mohan Prasad Sinha
Gp. Capt. Umesh Chandra Singhal
Gp. Capt. Sirnivasa Rao Sistla
Gp. Capt. Dhiraj Kukreja
Gp. Capt. Pranab Kumar Dutt
Gp. Capt. Salem Sundra Ram Gunashekar
Gp. Capt. Amarjit Singh Chaggar
Wg. Cdr. Baldev Singh
Wg. Cdr. Gyanendra Pal Singh
Wg. Cdr. Devendra Kumar Bhatt
Wg. Cdr. Navraj Krisan Arora
Wg. Cdr. Prakash Kumar Srivastava
Wg. Cdr. Suneel Kumar Newlay
Wg. Cdr. Karavadi Narendra Kumar
Sqn. Ldr. Raj Kumar Jain
Sqn. Ldr. Thoppil Behanan Mathew
Sqn. Ldr. Bethanapudi Nirmal Roy
Sqn. Ldr. Rajesh Kumar Dhingra
Flt. Lt. Samay Singh Yadav
Flt. Lt. Krishnamurthy Srinivasa

1999

Lt. Gen. Harjinder Singh Bagga
Maj. Gen. Bopanna Bittanda Kariappa
Maj. Gen. Vijay Kumar Sareen
Maj. Gen. Davinder Kumar (Bar)
Maj. Gen. Shantonu Choudhury
Maj. Gen. Vinod Bhanot
Maj. Gen. Belthangdy Srirang Keron
Maj. Gen. Satya Swaroop Sharma
Brig. Gonesh Chandra Hazarika (Bar)
Brig. Brij Mohan Bakshi
Brig. Yash Bhushan Verma
Brig. Charanjiv Singh Harika
Brig. K.S. Randhawa
Brig. Summanwar Deepak Harishchandra
Brig. Tripat Singh
Brig. P.R. Gangadharan
Brig. Rajeshwar Singh
Brig. Pitambar Singh Sajwan
Brig. Amrit Kapur
Brig. Rajeshwar Singh
Brig. Uday Kumar Bapat
Brig. Ajay Nand Bahuguna
Brig. Narendra Deo Prasad
Brig. Narendra Singh Chaudhry
Brig. Vikram Madan
Brig. Ramesh Dixit
Brig. Sundararajan Radhakrishnan
Brig. Jawahar Lal Sharma
Brig. Ashok Kapur
Brig. Harish Chandra Singh
Brig. Rajiv Chopra
Brig. Sheodraj Singh Ahlawat
Col. Sanjiv Chachra
Col. Maan Singh
Col. Girendra Singh
Col. Umang Kapoor
Col. Padam Budhwar
Col. Gopal Tippani Kaushik
Col. B.B. Sharma
Col. George Mathai
Col. Raj Kapoor Kaushal
Col. Uday Pratap Singh
Col. Ravinder Singh Gujral
Col. Prithvi Pal Singh Pahwa
Col. Charan Jit Pal
Col. Kalyan Kumar Roy Chaudhury
Col. Amar Dev Kaushal
Col. Jaspaul Singh
Col. Surinder Kumar Malik
Col. Satish Chander Singh Pathania
Col. Bordoloi Kumar
Col. Rajiv Bhatnagar
Col. Rajinder Singh Pahwa
Col. Indra Jeet Narayan
Col. Sudhir Uppal
Col. Jagdish Singh
Col. Arjun Singh
Col. Anji Prasad Bandi
Col. Kapil Dev
Lt. Col. Ajay Kumar Dutta
Lt. Col. Ravindra Vasantrao Thodge
Lt. Col. S. Sidharan Padingaryil
Lt. Col. Devinder Paul Vats
Maj. Gautam Narayan
Capt. Parshotam Lal Masson
Cdr. Sachidananda Mahapatra
Cdr. Vimal Kumar
Cdr. Vijay Swarup Mathur
Cdr. K.C.A. Mudali Ponnaiyan
Cdr. Rangarajan Subbaiah
Cdr. Harisimran Singh Malhi
Cdr. Sanjay Gupta
Surg. Cdr. Arjuna Chetty Praveen Kumar
Cdr. John Philipose
Cdr. Anand Umesh Hoskote
Cdr. Meka Venkata Seshu Kumar
Cdr. Sheikh Mastan
Lt. Cdr. Vijay Kumar Raval
MCERA Niranjan Singh
MCERA Mynuddin Syed
Air Cmde. Jagdarshan Singh Sandhu
Air Cmde. Surjit Krishan Sharma
Air. Cmde. J.S. Sandhu
Air. Cmde. S.K. Sharma
Gp. Capt. P. Banerjee
Gp. Capt. P.K. Kuruvilla
Gp. Capt. R.K. Mohan
Gp. Capt. Rakesh Yadav
Gp. Capt. K. Rajaram
Gp. Capt. D. Mathews
Gp. Capt. J.N. Burma
Gp. Capt. Ashok Kumar
Gp. Capt. M. Banerjee
Gp. Capt. C.N. Ranganath
Gp. Capt. J.N. Rampal
Gp. Capt. Joseph Neri
Gp. Capt. Parimal Banerjee
Gp. Capt. P.K. Kuruvilla
Gp. Capt. Rajinder Kumar Mohan
Gp. Capt. Rakesh Yadav
Gp. Capt. Krishnamurthi Rajaram
Gp. Capt. Thumpe Parampil Dominic Mathew
Gp. Capt. Jyoti Narayan Burma
Gp. Capt. Ashok Kumar
Gp. Capt. Madhusudan Banerjee
Gp. Capt. C. Narasingarao Ranganath
Gp. Capt. Jagannath Rampal
Gp. Capt. Joseph Neri
Wg. Cdr. Praveen Kumar Naithani
Wg. Cdr. Vipin Kumar Gupta
Wg. Cdr. Ved Mitra Upadhayay
Wg. Cdr. Tarun Bhattacharya
Wg. Cdr. Parthasarathi Roy
Wg. Cdr. Arup Kumar Basu
Wg. Cdr. Srikrishna
Wg. Cdr. Ashwani Bhakoo
Wg. Cdr. Sukhchain Singh
Wg. Cdr. P.K. Naithani
Wg. Cdr. V.K. Gupta
Wg. Cdr. V.M. Upadhyaya
Wg. Cdr. Tarun Bhattacharya
Wg. Cdr. P.S. Roy
Wg. Cdr. A.K. Basu
Wg. Cdr. Srikrishna
Wg. Cdr. Ashwani Bhakoo
Wg. Cdr. Sukhchain Singh
Sqn. Ldr. Manavendra Singh
Sqn. Ldr. Manoj Dixit
Sqn. Ldr. A.S. Grover
Sq. Ldr. Manavendra Singh
Sq. Ldr. Majoj Kumar Dixit
Sq. Ldr. Arvinder Singh Grover
WO Gaya Prasad
WO Gaya Prasad
JWO D.C. Adhikari
JWO Dulal Chand Adhikari

2000

Maj. Gen. Jagtar Singh Kang
Maj. Gen. Gursharan Singh Riar
Maj. Gen. Arvind Sharma
Maj. Gen. Shantonu Choudhury
Maj. Gen. Satya Swaroop Sharma
Brig. Avinash Chander Chopra (Bar)
Brig. Gonesh Chandra Hazarika (Bar)
Brig. Ramesh Dixist
Brig. Narendra Deo Prasad
Brig. Narender Singh Chaudhry
Brig. Jawahar Lal Sharma
Brig. Sundara Rajan Radhakrishnan
Brig. Pushpinder Singh Mann
Brig. Dilip N. Desai
Brig. Sudarshan Kumar Bali
Brig. Zameer Uddin Shah
Brig. Parameshwaran Pillai Rajagopal
Brig. Narayan Singh Pathania
Brig. Vasant Baburao Patil
Brig. Ardaman Jit Singh Sandhu
Brig. Nilacanta Pillai Krishna Kumar
Brig. Devinder Singh
Brig. Satish Chander
Brig. Rajendra Singh Mehta
Brig. Mahendra Singh Dadhwal
Brig. Prakash Singh Chaudhary
Brig. Rajender Singh Rawat
Brig. Satish Chandra Sharma
Col. Vijay Kumar Sharma
Col. Rakesh Chowdhary
Col. Murlidhar Nediumveetil
Col. Girija Shankar Mishra
Col. Radha Govinda Dash
Col. Bikram Singh
Col. G.K. Balakrishnan Nair
Col. Ranendra Narayan Chakrabarty
Col. M.S. Santhana Krishnan
Col. Rajesh Pant
Col. Vijay Kumar
Col. Darshan Lal Chowdhary
Col. Tallamraju Prabhakar
Col. Beant Parmar
Col. Vijay Yashwant Gidh
Col. Rupender Singh Parmar
Col. Amulya Mohan
Col. Girish Kumar Gujjala
Col. Om Prakash Nehra (Bar)
Col. Padam Budhwar
Col. Bharat Bhushan Sharma
Col. Indrajeet Narayan
Col. Arjun Singh
Lt. Col. Sasidharan Padingaryil
Lt. Col. Vijoy Kumar Sinha
Lt. Col. Biman Saha
Lt. Col. Yogesh Sharma
Maj. Yogesh Taragi Rajput
Naib Sub. Bhanwar Lal Dhaka
Cmde. Vinod Kumar Thakur
Cmde. Satish Sadashiv Godbole
Cmde. Subhash Chander Maini
Cmde. Ganesh Mahadevan
Capt. Sunil Krishanaji Damle
Capt. Niranjan Kumar Nadella
Capt. Rajinder Singh
Capt. Anthony Cruz Anand
Capt. Gopal Hari Saxena
Capt. Ujjal Bir Singh Grewal
Cdr. Pravesh Chandra Mishra
Surg. Cdr. Tejinder Singh Uberoi
Lt. Cdr. B. Sasidharan Pillai
Hony S/Lt Jai Narayan Yadav
MCPOR Subrao Govind Bhosale
MCWMI Shishupal Singh
Air Cmde. Thekkekara Thomas Job
Gp. Capt. M.S.Bahadur Singh Jauhar
Gp. Capt. Nairessery Sekharan Raveendran
Gp. Capt. Vijay Shanker Kapani
Gp. Capt. Randhir Pratap
Gp. Capt. Virender Nath Kalia
Gp. Capt. Janakiramiah Arunachalam
Gp. Capt. Pramod Kumar Roy
Wg. Cdr. Naresh Kumar Kapila
Wg. Cdr. Venkitaraman Subramanian
Wg. Cdr. Navin Rattan
Wg. Cdr. Davinder Pal Singh
Wg. Cdr. Chittranjan Mohanty
Wg. Cdr. Gokul Nath
Wg. Cdr. Vireshwar Dundappa Galagali
Wg. Cdr. Harbhajan Singh
Sqn. Ldr. Kuldeep Sharma
Sqn. Ldr. Shaji Jacob
Sqn. Ldr. Praveen Kumar S. Patil
Sqn. Ldr. Krishna Iyengar Ravi
Sqn. Ldr. Dharam Apuram Prathap
Sqn. Ldr. Ramesh Jotirao Oulkar
Sqn. Ldr. Rajesh Purohit
WO Govind Singh Rana
WO Gurdev Singh Parhar
WO Gopalakrishnan Nair
Cpl. Sanwar Mal
Cpl. Sarvesh Kumar
Chief Eng. BRO Binay Kumar Basu
Dir. BRO Raj Kumar Sawhney

2001

Maj. Gen. Ravinder Kumar Batra
Maj. Gen. Manmohan Bhatia
Maj. Gen. Indra Jeet Singh Bora
Maj. Gen. Subhash Chander Goel
Maj. Gen. Mahendra Pal Singh Tyagi
Maj. Gen. Madhawa Anand Tutakne
Maj. Gen. Kuldeep Chandra Vig
Maj. Gen. Pramod Kumar Grover
Maj. Gen. Srinivasa Pattabhiraman
Brig. Rakesh Dhir
Brig. Vir Chand Jain (Bar)
Brig. Premendra Singh Rana (Bar)
Brig. Devinder Krishna Khanna
Brig. Pabitra Kumar Chakravarti
Brig. Satish Kumar
Brig. Devinder Singh Khurana
Brig. Munisamy Sudandiram
Brig. Rupendra Singh Batra
Brig. Bachittar Singh Dhaliwal
Brig. Arun Roye
Brig. Rakesh Kumar Malik
Brig. Ajeet Singh Bajwa
Brig. Paramjit Singh Arora
Brig. Raj Kumar Singh
Brig. Bertrand William Kelson
Brig. Ram Parkash Saini
Brig. Krishan Nath Mehra
Brig. Ashok Kumar Duggal
Brig. Basant Kumar Ponwar
Brig. Satinder Pal Singh Narang
Brig. Kamal Kumar Sood
Brig. Vijay Kumar Joshi
Brig. Ompal Singh Chauhan
Brig. Kulwant Singh
Brig. Rajender paul Singh
Brig. Tara Singh
Brig. Satish Kumar Bahl
Brig. Sushil Kumar Doval
Brig. Vinod Kumar Talwar
Brig. Anil Kumar Jain
Brig. Amiya Kumar Lahiri
Brig. Janak Raj Bhardwaj
Brig. Sarv Vijay Pal Singh
Col. Abhaya Kumar Gupta
Col. Dalbir Singh Virk
Col. Rajesh Kochhar
Col. Duraipandian Rajan
Col. Sarpavarapu Ashoka Rao
Col. Kanwar Parbhat Singh
Col. Rajinder Singh Langeh
Col. Sukhraj Pal Kochhar
Col. Ravinder Ahuja
Col. Abhay Kumar
Col. Jahangir Piroj Anklesaria
Col. Pothery Cheruvary Dhanraj
Col. Rajesh Arya
Col. Venugopal Menon
Col. Bipin Rawat
Col. Subrata Saha
Col. Sudhir Singh
Col. Indra Mani Pathak
Col. Suresh Kumar Jamwal
Col. Raghav Raghunandan Singh
Col. Pampapati Doddappa Hallur
Col. Shiv Ram Mehta
Col. Rajendra Prashad Tripathi
Col. (Mrs) Saroj Mukerjea
Col. Braham Prakash Khattak
Col. Paramjit Singh
Col. Kamlesh Chandra Mishra
Lt. Col. Lalit Pande
Lt. Col. Amardeep Singh Sidhu
Lt. Col. Kulbir Sharma
Lt. Col. Sanjiv Chopra
Lt. Col. Alka Goswami
Lt. Col. Ravinder Singh Yadav
Maj. Sanjay Kumar Singh
Maj. Purnendu
Capt. Devendra Kumar Joshi
Capt. Shrinivas Vasant Athalye
Cmde. Ravi Ramakrishnan Nair
Cmde. Sankarnnair Balachandran
Cmde. Bijendra Kumar Ahluwalia
Cmde. Muthukrishnan Jitendran
Cmde. Ratnakar Bhushan
Surg. Cdr. Moor Kanat Ravindran
Surg. Cdr. Subramonia Ganesan
Cdr. Satish Chawla
Cdr. Atul Khanna
Cdr. Sanjeev Kale
Cdr. Madan Mohan Chaturvedi
MCPO Hardev Singh
MCPO Rang Rao
MCPO Jasvir Singh
Air. Cmde. Romesh Chander Kakar
Air. Cmde. Mohan Lal Verma
Air. Cmde. Jayanta Kumar De
Gp. Capt. Narayanan Vijay Kumar
Gp. Capt. Narendra Kumar Upadhya
Gp. Capt. Ajit Singh
Gp. Capt. Raghbir Singh Sandhu
Gp. Capt. Naresh Verma
Gp. Capt. Rajiv Sharma
Gp. Capt. Arabind Mohantry
Gp. Capt. Jasvinder Singh Chauhan
Gp. Capt. Prakul Mumar
Gp. Capt. Sumer Chand Gaur
Gp. Capt. Tarun Kumar Varma
Gp. Capt. Jose Mathappan
Gp. Capt. Rajan Bhasin
Wg. Cdr. Gajendra Singh
Wg. Cdr. Prabhu Dayal Gill
Wg. Cdr. Kiran Prabhakar Palsule
Wg. Cdr. Amit Kumar Mathur
Wg. Cdr. Sauri Kant Parhi
Wg. Cdr. M.N. Jayakumaran Thampi
Sqn. Ldr. Naval Sabharwal
Sqn. Ldr. Rajendra Kumar Yadav
Sqn. Ldr. Sanjay Seth
Sqn. Ldr. Ramanarayanan Ramesh
Sqn. Ldr. Sanjay Kumar Singh
MWO Ganpat Ram
WO Soosiah Terence
Suptd. Eng. Shankar Misra
Suptd. Eng.(Civil)Thaikat Pannikot Velayudhan
Suptd. Eng.(Civil) Shyam Sunder Porwal

2002

Lt. Gen. Balraj Singh Takhar
Maj. Gen. Ranjit Singh Nagra (Bar)
Maj. Gen. Balbir Singh (Bar)
Maj. Gen. Sebastian Thomas Manimala (Bar)
Maj. Gen. Gurjit Singh Randhawa
Maj. Gen. Brijendra Corneliusm
Maj. Gen. Raghubir Singh Shahrawat
Maj. Gen. Ranjit Gajanan Nadkarni
Maj. Gen. Lalit Kumar Chopra
Maj. Gen. Manikath Govindan Girish
Maj. Gen. Rattan Deep Singh
Maj. Gen. Charanjit Singh
Maj. Gen. Sudhir Sharma
Maj. Gen. Sarabjit Singh Dhillon
Maj. Gen. Ashok Vasudeva
Maj. Gen. Kuldip Singh Sindhu
Brig. Arvind Mahajan (Bar)
Brig. Puttammadam Rajah Gangadharan (Bar)
Brig. Gurdarshan Singh Grewal (Bar)
Brig. Ramesh Dixit (Bar)
Brig. Vijay Kumar Datta (Bar)
Brig. Mohan Swaminathan
Brig. Vijay Kumar Rai
Brig. Upinder Singh Klair
Brig. Rajwant Singh Grewal
Brig. Prakash Narain Mehra
Brig. K.T. Copinathan Nambiar
Brig. Ramappagari Ravindranath Chowdary
Brig. Devendra Singh Atri
Brig. Mukesh Sabharwal
Brig. Rana Goswami
Brig. Karan Singh Yadava
Brig. Amarjit Singh
Brig. Ishwar Singh Janghu
Brig. Raj Seet Hapathy
Brig. Harish Jit Singh
Brig. Manohar Khajuria
Brig. Bhamidipati Sadananda
Brig. Ramji Rai
Brig. Ajai Pratap Singh
Brig. Ajit Kumar Bakhshi
Brig. Bh Ushan Lal Sapru
Brig. Ram Avtar Singh
Brig. Satish Kumar Bhasin
Brig. Tej Krishen Kaul
Col. Hira Lal Kakria (Bar)
Col. Ravi Khetrapal
Col. Shruti Kant
Col. Dharamvir Singh Ahlawat
Col. Dharamvir Singh Ahlawat
Col. Ashok Kumar Choudhary
Col. Parvangada Madappa Cariappa
Col. Rajendra Ramrao Nimbhorkar
Col. Laiphrakpam Nishikanta Singh
Col. Laiphrakram Nishikanta Singh
Col. Diwakar
Col. Abhay Kirshna
Col. Ved Prakash Path Ania
Col. Pradeep Kumar
Col. Govind Prasad Sharma
Col. Puthiyaveettil Madhusoodanan
Col. Alok Kumar Dubey
Col. Surrinder Bhushan Sehajpal
Lt. Col. Dinish Sharma
Lt. Col. Ambika Prasad Mohanty
Lt. Col. Ashok Kamlakar Agashe
Lt. Col. Sudershan Devi
Lt. Col. Venkatesh
Maj. Ashwan Kumar
Maj. Savjit Singh Soin
Maj. Sundaram Suresh Kumar
Capt. Hari Ram Tade Palli
Capt. Arvind V Shiggaon
Capt. Kamalesh Chandra Choudhury
Acting Capt. Palanippan Jayapal
Cmde. Thomas Michael Jawahar Champion
Cmde. Ashok Kumar
Cmde. Anil Kumar Handa
Cmde. Mohinder Kumar Badhwar
Cmde. Samir Chakravorty
Cmde. Sattaluri Venkata Seshachary
Cmde. Ranjan Seth
Cmde. Amarjit Singh Bajwa
Cmde. Ranbir Talwar
Cmde. Suresh Kumar
Cmde. Trevor Anthony Joseph Koreth
Cmde. Subodh Vasudeo Purohit
Surg. Cdr. Ravi Kalra
Cdr. S Satish
Cdr. Alok Kumar Pathak
Cdr. Dhanesh Bakshi
Cdr. Hazura Singh
Cdr. John Jayaumar Siga
Mcmech Rajkumar Singh Yadav
Mcera I Paras Nath Pandy
CPO Narendranath
Air Cmde. Arun Kumar Khanna
Air Cmde. Arvind Jeet Singh Walia
Air Cmde. Ujagar Singh
Gp. Capt. Gurwinder Jeet Singh Cheema (Bar)
Gp. Capt. Sibaram Mahapatra
Gp. Capt. Shankarayya Gurupadayya Alimatti
Gp. Capt. Vipin Kumar
Gp. Capt. Sajjad Rahim
Gp. Capt. Jagjit Singh Gandyok
Gp. Capt. Gudipudi Rajendra Prasad
Gp. Capt. Abhay Gupta
Gp. Capt. Bidan Da Chengapa Nanjapa
Gp. Capt. Rajneesh Khanna
Gp. Capt. Anjan Kumar Gogoi
Gp. Capt. Anil Kumar Khosla
Gp. Capt. Simhakutty Varthaman Vm
Gp. Capt. Satvir Singh Dhanda
Gp. Capt. Vijay Kumar Bali
Gp. Capt. Mohit Kumar
Wg. Cdr. Jitender Singh
Wg. Cdr. Gopal Dass Sharma
Wg. Cdr. Gurpreet Singh Sandhu
Wg. Cdr. Prabhat Kumar Sinha
Wg. Cdr. Narendra Kumar Kalra
Wg. Cdr. Shyamal Kumar Chakrabarty
Wg. Cdr. Devendra Singh Rawat
Wg. Cdr. Venkata Ramana Mantha
Sqn. Ldr. Dipak Kumar Lahiry
Sqn. Ldr. Devinder Kumar Sharma
Sqn. Ldr. Davesh Singh
MWO Satya Prakash Dwivedi
WO Kalathil Pushpakan
Chief Eng.(Civ) Raman Singh
Sg. Trilok Nath Bhatnagar
Sg. Virendra Kumar Yadav
Comdt. Shaitan Singh Chahar

Miscellaneous

Sqn. Ldr. V.S. Chowdhary
Flt. Lt. R. Prasad
Flt. Sgt. P.S. Majhail (1965)

WO G.B. Nair (1965)


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