Squadron Leader Chandra Nath Ghosh (10124) Flying (Pilot) has been on the posted strength of a front line fighter Squadron since 03 Jul 78. During this period, he exemplified himself by his outstanding performance in flying and training of pilots in the Squadron. A pilot with above average flying cability, Sqn Ldr Ghosh won the individual championship in Rocket Firing during the Western Air Command Gunnery Meet in Mar 81. Squadron Leader Ghosh in his capacity as a Flight Commander was mainly responsible for updating the squadron operational status by successfully completing the Operational Training syllabus for 8 operationa pilots and 2 Operational Day pilots in just one year (1981-82).
During the period under consideration, Sqn Ldr Ghosh has flown a total of 1410:00 hours/2115 sorties on S-22 and MiG-21 (MF &M) aircraft. This is an exceptiona feat, considering the fact that in the same period, the officer has undergone some major service courses like staff college, FCL, Photo Interpreters Course. He has also done ground tenure as DS in Air Force Intelligence School at Poona.
Squadron Leader Ghosh is an officer with very high integrity and moral fortitude, who does not get dettered by the task assigned to him. Sqn Ldr Ghosh is truly an example of hard work and dedication who at every step inspires and motivates those placed around and below him.
For his excellent professional performance, hardwork, motivation, unflinching loyalty and integrity, the President is please to award VAYU SEVA MEDAL to Squadron Leader Chandra Nath Ghosh.