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Air Commodore Krishnamurthi Rajaram

Service No & Branch 12933 F(P)
Date of Birth: -- --- -- Commissioned: 22 Jan 1972 Course: 107 Course Entry Mode : NDA
Service End: Retired on 28 Feb 2007
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 11 Mar 1991Gp Capt : 02 Jan 1995Air Cmde : 01 Mar 2001
Training and Other Courses Attended
38 NDA (Cadet) - 01 Jun 197042 NDC (Air Cmde) - 01 Dec 2002
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Gp Capt
Notes:1)Branch is at retirement and may not match with branch at Commission 2)Notional seniority is reflected in dates of substantive rank.

Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

DatesRankUnitLocationAppointmentPhoto
01 Jan 1986 - 01 Jan 1989Sqn LdrFlying Instructors SchoolTambaram Flying Instructor
20 Feb 1989 - 22 Apr 1991Wg CdrNo.2 SquadronKalaikunda Commanding Officer
21 Feb 1994 - 25 Apr 1996Gp Capt10 Tactical Air CentreBhatinda Commanding Officer
26 Apr 1996 - 14 Mar 1999Gp Capt34 WingBhaisana (Bhatinda) Station Commander
23 Dec 2002 - 04 Jan 2005Air Cmde1 WingSrinagar Air Officer Commanding
 
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Awards and Decorations


Number of Awards: 1
 
Vishist Seva Medal
Gp CaptKrishnamurthi Rajaram12933 F(P)Award Date 26 Jan 1999Announced 26 Jan 1999
Details :

Group Captain K Rajaram (12933) Flying (Pilot) is the Commanding Officer of a frontline fighter base since 26 April 96. His tenure has been characterised by consistently high achievements of task, the highest standard of professionalism and by enduring high morale of personnel he commands.

During the Command's annual exercises his Station achieved every given task. In TRISHUL 97 his Base did the highest quantum of flying. All mobile units deployed and moved by night, achieving set time frames. Throughout he has strived to create an environment where there would be minimum barriers to operations, while maintaining the highest standard of flight safety. By painstaking attentiveness to detail he also ensured very high standards of serviceability of aircraft and equipment. The ATC radar set a record for serviceability in 96-97. Navigational aids, specialist vehicles and communications systems remained consistently operational and effective. In spite of the vintage and reduced numbers of aircraft, their availability was maintained by forward planning and follow up. Group Captain K Rajaram has continually strived for the most optimum combination of aesthetics and durability while raising infrastructure on his station. A long-term view has been the hallmark of his planning, no matter what the size of the project.

His style of leadership ensured that morale remained ever high and his men demonstrated abiding loyalty and self motivation. Group Captain Rajaram has always led by example, working extensive hours and demonstrating exacting standards of self-discipline, drive, enthusiasm and involvement in every activity on the station.

For his dynamic leadership, devotion to duty and distinguished service, the Hon'ble President is pleased to award 'Vishisht Seva Medal' to Group Captain Rajaram.

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Reference : GoI19990126
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