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Air Commodore Swapan Samaddar

Service No & Branch 14538 ACCTS
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 16 Jun 1976 Course: 58 GDOC Course
Service End: Retired on 30 Apr 2010 Superannuated
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Sqn Ldr : 16 Jul 1987Wg Cdr : 12 Jun 1995Gp Capt : 01 Sep 2003Air Cmde : 01 Apr 2006
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

01 Sep 2003 - 27 Jun 2005Gp CaptWestern Air CommandDelhi Command Accountant Officer
- Air CmdeAir Head QuartersDelhi Principal Director (Accounts)
01 Oct 2007 - 01 Mar 2009Air CmdeAir Force Central Accounts OfficeNew Delhi Air Officer Commanding
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vishist Seva Medal
Air CmdeSwapan Samaddar14538 ACCTAward Date 26 Jan 2008Announced 26 Jan 2008
Details :

Air Commodore Swapan Samaddar (14538) Accts was commissioned in Jun 76 and is presently serving as Principal Director Accounts. The Officer has rich and varied experience in accounting matters gained over his 31 years of colorful service. The Air Officer has left his indelible mark of excellence in the various establishments he had served so far. For his exceptional devotion to duty and keen sense of involvement which resulted in substantial saving of Foreign Exchange he was commended by the CAS on 15 Aug 86.

His perseverance, hard work, intelligent and rational interpretation of rules and indefatigable drive has contributed in achieving several milestones for this directorate. Introduction of the concept of Mobile Accounts Squadron, Revision of syllabus for ab-initio training of Officers and Airmen of Accounts branch, timely posting of data by Accounts personnel in all Phase-1 IMMOLS sites, training of personnel for EQUOLS operation, fine tuning and implementation of e-audit and DACL software, renewed thrust for development of software for various Non Public Funds are some of the achievements by the Air Officer.

With his extraordinary inter personal skills the Air Officer has created an excellent relationship with audit authorities from grass root to apex level. This has resulted in clearing many complex policy matters pending with audit authorities for the last several years and hence brought in the desired efficiency in the system.

The Air Officer has been continuously pursuing excellence in all the activities undertaken by him. He has contributed tremendously in streamlining the procedure of the clearance of Traveling Allowance advances due to which a large number of old/ chronic advances as per the records of CDA (AF) could be cleared. Due to his broad vision, constructive approach and enthusiasm to bring in improvements, the Air Officer brought about the change wherein the authority to accord regularization sanction for Temporary Duty moves have been delegated to the local Unit Commanders. This has benefited the AF Officers at large by curtailing the delays in obtaining the subject sanctions from Command HQ besides huge monetary savings.

For his distinguished service of high order, Hon'ble President is pleased to award 'Vishisht Seva Medal' to Air Commodore Swapan Samaddar.

Unit : AHQ
Reference : GoI20080126
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