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Air Commodore Selvam Kulandaisami Jayarajan

Service No & Branch 11695 LGS
Date of Birth: -- --- -- Commissioned: 23 Jun 1968 Course: 41 GDOC Course
Service End: Retired on 31 Aug 2002
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Gp Capt : 01 Sep 1994Air Cmde : 01 Aug 2000
Training and Other Courses Attended
40 DSSC (Sqn Ldr) - 24 Nov 1984
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Air Cmde
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

DatesRankUnitLocationAppointmentPhoto
19 Jul 2000 - 31 Aug 2002Air Cmde25 Equipment DepotDevlali Air Officer Commanding
 
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Awards and Decorations


Number of Awards: 2
  
Vishist Seva Medal
Gp CaptSelvam Kulandaisami Jayarajan11695 LGSAward Date 26 Jan 1997Announced 26 Jan 1997
Details :

Group Captain SK Jayarajan was commissioned on 23 Jan 68 in the Logistics Branch. He has held important appointments like Materials Manager at Gas Turbine Research Establishment and Chief Instructor in the Faculty of Advanced Logistics Officers Course at Air Force Administrative College. He is a graduate of Defence Services Staff College and College of Defence Management. He was appointed Commanding Officer (CO) of an Air Storage Park (ASP) in Feb 95.

As CO, ASP, he ensured uninterrupted and expeditious support to operational units which helped them in improving their state of operational preparedness. He analysed the demands and stock position personally and took timely action for advance provisioning. He contributed immensely towards identification of non-moving stores and their disposal, thereby considerably reducing the inventory. Under his able guidance and leadership, the ASP accomplished the computerisation of entire range of stores. His sound professional capability and personal involvement has helped in creating new assets and retrieval of usable assets resulting in considerable savings.

For distinguished services of a high order, the President is pleased to award 'Vishisht Seva Medal' to Gp Capt SK Jayarajan.

Unit : 56 ASP
Reference : GoI19970126
Ati Vishist Seva Medal
Air CmdeSelvam Kulandaisami Jayarajan11695 LGSAward Date 26 Jan 2002Announced 26 Jan 2002
Details :

Air Commodore Selvam Kulandaisami Jayarajan VSM (11695) Lgs was commissioned on 23 Jan 68 in the Logistics branch of the Indian Air Force. In 33 years of distinguished service, he has held several important command and staff appointments that include Senior Logistics Officer of a Flying Station, Commanding Officer of Air Stores Park and Director of Purchase at Air HQ. He is a graduate of Defence Services Staff College and College of Defence Management. For distinguished services, he was awarded VSM in 1997.

Air Cmde Jayarajan was appointed the Air Officer Commanding of the biggest Equipment Depot of IAF on 19 Jan 2000. This depot caters to the requirements of almost all front line aircraft of IAF, and plays a vital role in the supply chain. From the time he took over as AOC, a positive, dynamic and result oriented approach was seen from this officer in not only reorganizing the storage sites and streamlining the procedures to achieve maximum demand satisfaction but also to identify non-moving stores to vigorously pursue their disposal. During this period, he organized three new dust-free modern storage sites for raw material, free length hoses and MiG-21 BIS upgrade items, which besides ensuring proper identification and accounting, enhanced functional effectiveness. His exemplary alacrity and accomplishment of tasks with commendable speed and efficiency, is a direct result of his dedicated planning, timely initiatives and dedication to duty.

Air Cmde SK Jayarajan had dedicated himself to improving the quality of life of the station personnel. Considerable improvement was planned and brought about in the messes, living and working environment at the Depot. Air Commodore Selvam Kulandaisami Jayarajan VSM has, thus, rendered distinguished service of an exceptional order.

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Reference : GoI20020126
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