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Air Vice Marshal Gordon Peter Douglas D'Souza

Service No & Branch 10984 F(P) (Orig: GD(P))
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 04 Jun 1967 Course: 97 Course
Service End: Retired on 30 Jun 2004 Superannuated Nick Name :
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 01 Jul 1988Gp Capt : 01 Apr 1994Air Cmde : 01 Dec 1997AVM : 01 Nov 2001
Training and Other Courses Attended
24 LDMC (Gp Capt) - 31 Mar 199438 NDC (Air Cmde) - 01 Dec 1998
Badges Qualified
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Air Cmde
Notes:1)Branch is at retirement and may not match with branch at Commission 2)Notional seniority is reflected in dates of substantive rank.

Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

01 Mar 1990 - 31 Jul 1992Wg CdrAFS New DelhiRace Course Senior Logistics Offier
20 Jan 1997 - 24 Nov 1997Gp Capt56 Air Stores ParkFaridabad Station Commander
01 Dec 1997 - 18 Jan 1998Air Cmde24 Equipment DepotManauri Air Officer Commanding
19 Jun 2000 - 31 Oct 2001Air Cmde24 Equipment DepotManauri Air Officer Commanding
01 Nov 2001 - 30 Oct 2004AVMMaintenance CommandNagpur Air Officer in-charge Logistics Management
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Ati Vishist Seva Medal
AVMGordon Peter Douglas D'Souza10984 LGSAward Date 26 Jan 2004Announced 26 Jan 2004
Details :

Air Vice Marshal D'Souza is an upright and honest officer who has high degree of professional excellence and perserverance in marshalling the limited resources available to achieve various tasks. Since his arrival at HQ Maintenance Command, he has exhibited a single-minded devotion to enhance the work ethos of his personnel. His leadership and professionalism has contributed immensely in fine tuning logistics management activities of the Equipment Depot and Base Repair Depots. His concerted efforts have raised the performance level of EDs/BRDs, and also generated a saving of Rs. 11 Crores in local and central purchase. Disposal of non-moving inventory has increased and continued pursuance and efforts have fructified in 47446 lines identified as useful.

AVM D'Souza has laid special emphasis on monitoring and control of provisioning activities to ensure availability of spares and serviceability of aircraft fleet. As a result of his initiative availability of spares has improved at all levels. Also critical examination of the projections of spares based on comprehensive assessments has resulted in saving valuable foreign exchange. Movement of stores to operational units has been speeded up through civil courier contracts at depots for items weighing more than 35 Kgs, cutting transit time. Under his guidance, the Central Purchase Cell at HQ MC has addressed critical shortage of clothing by ensuring strict vendor discipline and timely supply increasing satisfaction of airmen's entitlement.

Air Vice Marshal Gordon Peter D'Souza has, thus, rendered distinguished service of an exceptional order.

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Reference : GoI20040126
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