|Service No & Branch||15320 MED (MR-3863)|
|Date of Birth: -- --- --||Commissioned: 18 Mar 1978||Course:|
|Service End:||Retired on 05 Mar 2010|
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|Vishist Seva Medal|
|Wg Cdr||Arup Kumar Basu||15320 MED||Award Date 26 Jan 1999||Announced 26 Jan 1999|
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Wing Commander Arup Kumar Basu (15320) Medical was commissioned on 18 March 1978 in the Medical Branch of the Indian Air Force. He is on the posted strength of Air Force Station New Delhi since 12 Feb 96 and has been performing the duties of Staff Surgeon.
After a short tenure as Squadron Medical Officer in a missile unit he was selected to undergo postgraduate training in MD (Medicine) at AFMC Pune, following which he held the prestigious post of Clinical Tutor at Command Hospital, Pune. Subsequently he has served with distinction as a Medical Specialist at various Air Force Hospitals. In 1990 the officer qualified to undergo the coveted super specialist training in Pulmonology at Pune University, where he topped the University to become the first Chest Physician in the IAF. Thereafter he was posted to Command Hospital Bangalore where he set up the Respiratory Medicine Centre. Wing Commander AK Basu excelled in all his assignments. He has received Commendation by CAS on two occasions, once in 1995 and again in 1997.
In his present capacity as Staff Surgeon, Wing Commander Basu has been highly meticulous in delivering health-care of the highest order. He has provided prompt and appropriate specialist as well as emergent medical care to a vast number of serving and retired Air Force personnel and their families. He has applied his organisational skill in successfully establishing specialist OPD services at NOIDA. Despite his heavy work schedule, the officer has utilised his superspecialty training to set up Respiratory Diseases OPD at Station Sick quarters at Air Force Station New Delhi and a Bronchoscopy Clinic at Super Specialty Veterans Hospital, Air Force. His excellent bedside manners, professional competence and helpful demeanour has been widely appreciated, bringing credit to the IAF Medical Services. Throughout, he has shown utmost dedication, skill and compassion beyond the call of normal duty.
For his distinguished service of exceptional order, the Hon'ble President is pleased to award 'Vishisht Seva Medal' to Wing Commander Arup Kumar Basu.
|Unit : AFS New Delhi|
|Reference : GoI19990126|