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Air Commodore Shailesh Ranjan

Service No & Branch 21254 F(P) Stream :Fighters
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 30 Jun 1991 Course: 147 Course
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Promotions Gazetted
Flt Lt : 15 Jun 1996Wg Cdr : 16 Dec 2004Gp Capt : 05 Jul 2012Air Cmde : 21 Jan 2020
Training and Other Courses Attended
78 NDA (Cadet) - 01 Jun 199011 HDMC (Gp Capt) - 31 Mar 2016
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vishist Seva Medal
Gp CaptShailesh Ranjan21254 F(P)Award Date 26 Jan 2016Announced 26 Jan 2016
Details : Group Captain Shailesh Ranjan (21254) was commissioned in the Indian Air Force as a pilot in the flying branch on 30 Jun 1991.He has held the important appointments of Commanding Officer of a Akash Missile Sqn and Flight Commander of a Fighter Squadron. Presently, he is posted as Station Commander, of a premier Air Defence Direction Centre. In the arena of operations, under his guidance and leadership, a host of initiatives were taken to improve the overall op preparedness and op potential, such as renovation and re-organisation of ops room, automatic contingency lists, and integrated radar IRT recording for de-briefs and streaming of sensor pictures. Regular conduct of training capsules and continuous study of the adversary were two of his KRAs. The concerted efforts, personal involvement, stress on spare management and focused approach towards correct maintenance practices espoused by him resulted in a high operational availability of the unit sensors in last two years. Group Captain Shailesh Ranjan uplifted the morale of one and all by instilling a feeling of team spirit amongst the personnel of the station. With his meticulous planning and involvement, the existing buildings including the auditorium got a facelift due to renovation. Gp Capt S Ranjan planned various important infrastructure upgradation essentially required by the Station. With the futuristic vision and foresight Gp Capt S Ranjan could work out to get additional water from a nearby Dam. For distinguished service of a high order, Hon'ble President is pleased to award Vishisht Seva Medal to Group Captain Shailesh Ranjan. .
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Reference : Air Force Day Booklet
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