|Date of Birth:||13 Apr 1944|
|Date Commissioned||24 Jun 1967||Course||39 GDOC Course|
|Service End||Retired on 30 Apr 2001|
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|15 Apr 1993 - 30 Aug 1996||Gp Capt||30 Equipment Depot||Cotton Green (Mumbai||Commanding Officer|
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|Vishist Seva Medal|
|Gp Capt||Prakash Vishwanath Karapurkar||11105 LGS||Award Date 26 Jan 1996||Announced 26 Jan 1996|
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Group Captain PV Karapurkar was commissioned on 24 Jun 67 in the Logistics Branch. He has held the appointments of Senior Logistics Officer of a major frontline fighter station and Joint Director at Air HQ. He was also Asst Director of Purchase at London (UK).
Group Captain PV Karapurkar took over as Commanding Officer of an Equipment Depot (ED) on 12 Apr 93. Through his dynamic leadership, initiative and drive, he ensured that adequate stocks of spares, aerolubricants, clothing items etc were always maintained by timely replenishments. He provided maximum product support to Operational Units under South Western Air Command by maintaining close liaison with bases, thus ensuring maximum user satisfaction and operational preparedness.
With his determination, drive and cheerful disposition, Gp Capt PV Karapurkar has been able to give a new direction to the ED and maintained intensive support to the Operational bases of the Command.
For distinguished service of a high order, the President is pleased to award 'Vishisht Seva Medal' to Group Captain PV Karapurkar.
|Reference : GoI19960126|