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Air Commodore Thirumalai Srinivasan

Service No & Branch 2416 AE(L) (Orig: SIGS)

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Date of Birth: 04 Apr 1920 Commissioned: 14 May 1943 Course:
Service End: Retired on 16 Dec 1972 Voluntary Retirement
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Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 14 May 1944Flt Lt : 15 Aug 1949Wg Cdr : 01 Apr 1960Acting Gp Capt : 25 Apr 1960
Gp Capt : 01 Apr 1964Acting Air Cmde : 30 Oct 1967Air Cmde : 01 Apr 1968
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

20 Jun 1945 - Plt OffrNo.8 Squadron Signals Officer
- 24 Apr 1960Wg CdrDTD&P (Air)Delhi 
- 01 Dec 1955Wg CdrAir Head QuartersDelhi Deputy Director, Signals
25 Apr 1960 - 01 Jul 1962Gp CaptAir Head QuartersDelhi Director, Signals
25 Apr 1960 - 27 Jan 1963Gp CaptAir Head QuartersDelhi 
28 Jan 1963 - Gp CaptPlanning CellDelhi 
17 Aug 1965 - Gp CaptBharat Electronics LtdDelhi 
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Ati Vishist Seva Medal
Air CmdeThirumalai Srinivasan2416 AELAward Date 26 Jan 1969Announced 26 Jan 1969
Details :

Air Commodore Thirumalai Srinivasan was commissioned in the Technical Signals Branch of the Indian Air Force in 1943 He saw active service during World War II. He attended Signals Officer's Radar Course in the U.K. in 1948, Methods of Instructions Course at No. 2 G.T.S. in 1949 and Junior Commander's Course in 1953. He has held various staff and command appointments creditably. During his tenure as Director of Signals, he contributed most effectively to all the major plans in the Directorate. In addition, he was responsible for installation and check up of a variety of sophisticated and modern ground and airborne electronics equipment in the Air Force. His successful handling of the task of development of sophisticated and complex airborne electronics equipment and completion of the prototype models of equipment which have been air­tested is a real breakthrough in the field of indigenous development and production of sophisticated and specialised airborne electronics equipment in the country.

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Reference : GoI19690126
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