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Air Vice Marshal Om Prakash Tiwari

Service No & Branch 16678 F(N)
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 11 Dec 1981 Course: 61 NAV Course
Service End: Retired on 31 May 2019 Superannuated Nick Name :
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Promotions Gazetted
Acting Sqn Ldr : 11 Dec 1992Gp Capt : 01 Mar 2006Air Cmde : 10 May 2010AVM : 01 Jun 2015
Training and Other Courses Attended
58 NDA (Cadet) - 01 Jun 19803 HDMC (Gp Capt) - 31 Mar 200852 NDC (Air Cmde) - 01 Dec 2012
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

- Wg CdrAviation Research Center Navigation Leader
- 01 Dec 2011Air CmdeIntegrated Defence StaffNew Delhi DACIDS (Adm)
26 Dec 2012 - 31 May 2015Air Cmde2 Air Force Selection BoardMysore President
- AVMAir Head QuartersDelhi Assistant Chief of Air Staff, Personnel Airmen & Civ
01 Jun 2015 - 31 Aug 2015AVM2 Air Force Selection BoardMysore President
06 Oct 2016 - No.25 Squadron Commodore Commandant
26 Dec 2016 - 28 May 2017AVMAir Force Naval Housing BoardDelhi Director General
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 2
Vishist Seva Medal
Air CmdeOm Prakash Tiwari16678 F(N)Award Date 26 Jan 2015Announced 26 Jan 2015
Details : Air Commodore Om Prakash Tiwari (16678) was commissioned in the Indian Air Force as a navigator in flying branch on 11 Dec 1981. He is a CAT 'P( Qualified Navigation Instructor, Air Force Examiner on IL-76, Canberra and HS 748 aircraft. He has flown in excess of 6000 hours and functioned as Navigation leader at operational squadrons, Aviation Research Centre and Air Crew Examining Board. He has held several important and challenging appointments such as instructor at College of Defence Management, Deputy Assistant Chief of Integrated Defence Staff at Headquarter Integrated Defence Staff before being appointed as the Air Officer Commanding of Air Force Selection Board, Mysore with effect from 26 Dec 2012. With his vast flying experience in Canberra, Air Commodore OP Tiwari was instrumental in streamlining the Para dropping procedures and he is also a pioneer in night operation and formulation of standard operating procedures of IL-76 aircraft at Leh and Thoise. He was involved in active flying during Kargil operations, relief operations during Tsunami and earthquake at Bhuj. He has undergone Higher Defence Management Course and the National Security and strategic studies Course at NDC. As DACIDS (Adm) at HQ lDS, he resolved the issues in acquiring the land for HQ and the construction of Messes. In the Tri services environment his efforts to maintain cohesiveness were well appreciated by the CISC. As AOC of Selection Board Mysore, he keenly followed the progress of Computerised Pilot Selection System (CPSS) and his remedial suggestions to DIPR expedited the process and CPSS is likely to be commissioned soon. He has also ensured a conducive selection environment besides bringing about administrative improvement in the quality of life of air warriors, civilians and welfare of veterans. He resolved long pending issues of mutation of land and found permanent solution to the water shortage at the station by means of getting direct water supply pipeline and rainwater harvesting projects. In view of sub conventional threats, regular exercises with Civil Police/intelligence agencies have been initiated and SOPs have been formulated. For distinguished service of high order, Hon'ble President is pleased to award Vishisht Seva Medal to Air Commodore Om Prakash Tiwari.
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Ati Vishist Seva Medal
AVMOm Prakash Tiwari16678 F(N)Award Date 26 Jan 2018Announced 26 Jan 2018
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