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Air Commodore Ram Mohan Shridharan

Service No 12033 Branch F(P)
Date of Birth: 06 Nov 1947
Date Commissioned 21 Jun 1969 Course 102 Course
Service End Retired on 30 Nov 2003
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 01 Oct 1989Gp Capt : 01 Jan 1994Air Cmde : 12 Jan 1998
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

24 Nov 1988 - 14 Jan 1992Wg CdrNo.153 Helicopter UnitUdhampur Commanding Officer
- Gp Capt26 WingThane Station Commander
05 Jul 1993 - 11 Jun 1995Gp CaptNo.129 Helicopter UnitHindon Commanding Officer
- Air Cmde10 WingJorhat Air Officer Commanding
- Air CmdeJammu & KashmirUdhampur Senior Air Staff Officer
- Air CmdeWestern Air CommandDelhi Air-II
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vayu Sena Medal
Wg CdrRam Mohan Shridharan12033 F(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1992
Details :

Wg Cdr RM Sridharan took over as Commanding Officer of one of the AF Helicopter Units in Nov 88.

He was entrusted with the task of raising the unit with new aircraft and making it operational in the shortest possible time. This task, which he set about most diligently and displayed outstanding eagerness to serve and an exemplary enthusiasm in fulfilling his responsibilities. He set up the unit in the shortest possible time, imparted training to aircrew to operate in Siachen glacier.

Over the last two years, under his command, the unit has flown over 5500 hrs accident-free, out of which 3500 hrs have been flown in Siachen glacier. About 3500 Tons of load has been air dropped at various posts over the glacier. Under his able leadership and deft guidance his unit has airlifted armament, troops and essential supplies in aid to civil power during Oct/Nov 90 over inhospitable terrain and climate of J&K area.

Wg Cdr Shridharan was given the task of selecting DZs and carrying out trial, based on which the complete airlift was executed. On another occasion, the heavy equipment of Border Roads Organisation was carried across river in Arthal Area under slung. It was once again Wg Cdr Shridharan's guidance and leadership that such an extra-ordinary task was successfully completed.

For his exemplary sense of duty, leadership, able guidance and exemplary enthusiasm, the President is pleased to award Vayu Seva Medal to Wg Cdr RM Sridharan.

Unit : 153 HU
Reference : Gazette of India dated 11th April 1992 - No.29-Pres/92 dated 26th January 1992

Additional Notes

Remarks: Note added: 2017-11-01
Served in 110 HU,118 HU,NDA ,119 HU ,105 HU, AIR HQ COMMUNICATION SQN, Appointments held: AIR II HQ WAC ,,SASO HQ AOC J&K AREA, DDG AFNHB.