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Group Captain Nawal Niranjan Dhir

Service No 2752 Branch EDN
Date of Birth: 20 Nov 1917
Date Commissioned 12 Nov 1943 Course
Service End Retired on 15 Nov 1972
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 12 Nov 1944Flt Lt : 10 Apr 1949Wg Cdr : 01 Apr 1962Acting Gp Capt : 15 Jul 1970
Gp Capt : 01 Apr 1972
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vishist Seva Medal
Wg CdrNawal Niranjan Dhir2752 EDNAward Date 26 Jan 1970Announced 26 Jan 1970
Details :

Wing Commander Nawal Naranjan Dhir (2752) Education has been senior training Officer (Non-Technical) in addition to his duties as Command Education Officer at Headquarters Training Command since Jul 1966. During this period, he has been responsible for achieving high standards in Non-Technical Training of officers, Flight Cadets and airmen in this Command, besides proving an all round educational coverage. While handling this dual task, he has displayed a high degree of academic and professional knowledge, zeal and enthusiasm. His guidance on educational problems has always been original and of a high caliber.

Specifically, he has been responsible for introducing the latest techniques in teaching English and improving the standard of airmen recruits at various Ground Training Schools. He has also been instrumental in revising and making up-to-date the various syllabi for non-technical trades.

His sense of dedication has been beyond the normal call of duty. Despite his personal discomforts and the handicap of a restricted medical category, he has always put in sustained hard work, showing great organizing ability and high sense of responsibility.

Unit : TC
Reference : GoI19700126