Number Name Branch Died in Service? Picture?

Group Captain Kamal Kumar Jotwani

Service No & Branch 10437 F(P)
Date of Birth: -- --- -- Commissioned: 29 Oct 1966 Course: 96 Course
Service End: Retired on 31 Oct 1992
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 30 Aug 1985Gp Capt : 26 Aug 1991
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Gp Capt
Notes:1)Branch is at retirement and may not match with branch at Commission 2)Notional seniority is reflected in dates of substantive rank.

Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vishist Seva Medal
Wg CdrKamal Kumar Jotwani10437 F(P)Award Date 26 Jan 1988Announced 26 Jan 1988
Details :

Wing Commander Kamal Kumar Jotwani was commissioned into the IAF in Oct 66 and has been on active flying duties with distinction.

At present, the officer is employed in the Directorate of Intelligence as Deputy Director (Photo Interpretation). He is in-charge of a very important assignment, i.e., preparation of correctly interpreted target folders and collation of all relevant information pertaining to various targets.

During December 1985, he was assigned a special task of updating the information on target system. A detailed plan was made for acquisition of photographs, their correct interpretation, preparation of up-to-date target folders and their distribution to respective Command Head quarters as per their requisitions. For completion of this task, a time bound schedule was given to him. The officer took it as a challenge. He motivated all personnel very well and directed them methodically towards meeting this challenge. Besides the efforts of the personnel of his section, the required his tactful interaction with other agencies as well. Wing Commander Jotwani has been able to complete more than 90% of the enormous task assigned to him.

In his constant efforts complete the tasks assigned to him. Wing Commander Jotwani has shown exemplary leadership and dedication to service work. On many occasions, he had to work for long hours and even on Sunday/Holidays for prolonged periods.

For achievements of a high order devotion to duty and exemplary leadership in keeping with traditions of the Indian Air Force, the President is pleased to award Vishisht Seva Medal to Wing Commander Kamal Kumar Jotwani.

Unit : AHQ
Reference : GoI19880126

Accidents and Incidents: 1

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewUnitRemarks
27 Aug 1971Dakota C-47BJ-923Wg Cdr Manohar Lal Behl
Flt Lt Kamal Kumar Jotwani
Nav: Fg.Offr. D.V.K.
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