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Air Commodore Shri Harsh Tripathi

Service No 11087 Branch ADM
Date of Birth: 30 Oct 1944
Date Commissioned 24 Jun 1967 Course 39 GDOC Course
Service End Retired on 31 Oct 2001
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 01 Jun 1988Gp Capt : 01 Jun 1993Acting Air Cmde : 01 Aug 1997Air Cmde : 01 Aug 1999
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

01 Aug 1997 - 31 Oct 2001Air CmdeAir Head QuartersNew Delhi JAG (Air)
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Ati Vishist Seva Medal
Air CmdeShri Harsh Tripathi11087 ADMAward Date 26 Jan 2001Announced 26 Jan 2001
Details :

Air Commodore Shri Harsh Tripathi (11087) Adm/Lgl was commissioned on 24 Jun 67 and joined the Department of Judge Advocate General (Air) in 1972. He has held important legal assignments at various Command HQs and Air HQ. He was appointed as Judge Advocate General (Air) on 01 Aug 97.

The legal acumen and professional knowledge of the Air Officer has contributed immensely in successful defence of civil litigation on behalf of the Government. He has been monitoring the progress of about 2000 court cases to safeguard the interest of the State. His personal involvement in settling a large number of civil litigation in the recent past has exhibited his deep sense of commitment and high degree of professional competence, he has ensured that decision of the courts went in favour of the Union of India. In certain cases he strove hard and got some adverse decisions reversed in appeal thus saving the Government heavy expenditure.

The Air Officer took upon the task of revision of Regulations for the Air Force 1964 and accomplished it expeditiously. With his exceptionally high degree of professionalism, uprightness and dedication in rendering legal advice, keeping long tern interest of service as paramount, he made substantial contribution towards improvement of discipline and morale in the IAF. He has authored a number of booklets and guidelines on implementation of the provision of Air Force Law. These publications have proved to be of immense use while dealing in legal matters in the IAF.

Air Commodore Shri Harsh Tripathi has, thus, rendered distinguished service of an exceptional order.

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Reference : GoI20010126