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Air Vice Marshal Saravjit Singh Hothi

Service No 12215 Branch F(P)
Date of Birth: -- --- --
Date Commissioned 20 Dec 1969 Course 103 Course
Service End Retired on 31 Oct 2007
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 02 Jan 1990Gp Capt : 01 Oct 1993Air Cmde : 12 Jan 1998Acting AVM : 01 Apr 2004
AVM : 12 Jan 2004
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Notes: 1) Ranks shown are substantive ranks at retirement. 2)Branch is at retirement and may not match with branch at Commission 3)Notional seniority is reflected in dates of substantive rank.

Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

10 Jun 1988 - 13 Aug 1990Wg CdrNo.31 SquadronHalwara CO
- Gp Capt41 WingJaisalmer Stn Cdr
05 Jan 1998 - 03 Jun 2000Air Cmde9 WingHalwara AOC
- 31 Dec 2006AVMMaritime Air OperationsBombay AOC
01 Jan 2007 - 31 Oct 2007AVMHQ National Cadet CorpsDelhi ADG (A)
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 2
Vayu Sena Medal
Wg CdrSaravjit Singh Hothi12215 F(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1991
Details :

Wg Cdr Sarvajit Singh Hothi has been commanding an operational squadron with effect from 10 Jun 88. His systematic approach, quest for excellence and the stress laid on training of Sqn pilots enhanced the operational status of the Sqn. His planning and approach to operational status ensured that all night strike qualified pilots successfully undertook live heavy armament stores firing at a range.

The task of planning and co-ordinating of night exercises was entrusted to Wg Cdr Hothi. His meticulous planning and effective co-ordination involving different fleet was exemplary.

Wg Cdr Hothi has flown nearly 1000 hrs on MiG-23 BN ac, all accident free. He has a total of 4055 hrs to his credit on single engine jet aircraft.

For his professional excellence, zeal, contribution towards operational preparedness, leadership, devotion to duty, the President is pleased to award Vayu Seva Medal to Wg Cdr SS Hothi.

Unit : 31 Sqn
Reference : Gazette of India dated 24th August 1991 - No.3-Pres/91 dated 26th January 1991
Vishist Seva Medal
Gp CaptSaravjit Singh Hothi12215 Award Date 26 Jan 1998Announced 26 Jan 1998
Details : Citation / Details Not Available
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