|Date of Birth:|
|Date Commissioned||01 Jan 2002||Course|
|Service End||Retired on 30 Sep 2004|
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|01 Jan 2002 - 29 Sep 2003||AVM||Command Hospital, Air Force||Bangalore||Commandant|
|30 Sep 2003 - 25 Nov 2003||Air Mshl||Command Hospital, Air Force||Bangalore||Commandant|
|26 Nov 2003 - 30 Sep 2004||Air Mshl||Air Head Quarters||Delhi||Director General Medical Services (Air)|
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|Param Vishist Seva Medal|
|Air Marshal||Parimal Kumar Sarkar||26480 MED||Award Date 26 Jan 2005||Announced 26 Jan 2005|
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Air Marshal Parimal Kumar Sarkar (26480) Med (Retd.) was commissioned in the Army Medical Corps on 24 July 1966. During his 38 years of distinguished service he held various coveted appointments which include Senior Advisor in Preventive and Social Medicine, Reader at AFMC, Assistant Director of Health HQ 3 Corps, HQ 4 Corps, HQ Western Command and Commandant of prestigious Command Hospital Air Force Bangalore (CHAFB). He was commended by the Chief of Army Staff for his meritorious service in the year 1997. He retired as DGMS (Air) on 30 September 2004. Earlier, in his formative years, Air Marshal Sarkar earned the qualifications of Diploma in Public Health (DPH) and Diploma in Industrial Health (DIH). He is also a Doctor of Medicine (MD) in Preventive & Social Medicine (PSM). He served with distinction as a specialist in PSM at Indian Military Academy, Dehradun. As Reader at AFMC, he distinguished himself as an excellent medical teacher and guided many research projects and PG students. He displayed excellent administrative skills as Commandant CHAFB. He modernised various departments of CHAFB & ensured adequate comprehensive health care to all patients. Patient satisfaction irrespective of rank & status was his primary concern. During his tenure as Commandant, CHAFB was adjudged as Ă˘â‚¬Ĺ“Environmentalist of the year 2002" and was awarded first prize in Hospital Waste Management System by Karnataka State,
As Deputy Director General (Pension) at the office of DGAFMS, Min of Def, Air Marshal Sarkar was instrumental in revision of the book Ă˘â‚¬Ĺ“Guide to Medical Officers - Military Pension" which guides all medical officers of the Armed Forces regarding attributability, aggravation of the disabilities and disability pension. He ensured revision of all the Armed Forces Medical Forms used for admission, discharge in hospitals, medical categorization etc.
During his tenure as DGMS (Air) Air Marshal Sarkar focused on improving patient care in hospitals and training of doctors and para medical staff in the Air Force. Due to his endeavour, state of the art equipment has been installed in the Air Force hospitals which would further augment the patient care. A new electronic medical records data management system has been established at the Med Dte to maintain records of all AF officers across the country.
Air Marshal Sarkar has excelled himself as a professional teacher and displayed excellent organisational skills as an able administrator and contributed significantly to the growth of medical services of the Armed Forces. He has thus rendered distinguished service of most exceptional order.
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|Reference : GoI20050126|