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Air Vice Marshal Krishna Mohan Ram

Service No 3101 Branch F(P)
Date of Birth: 14 Apr 1924
Date Commissioned 09 Apr 1945 Course 31 Course
Service End Retired on 30 Apr 1978
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Flt Lt : 26 Feb 1950Wg Cdr : 01 Apr 1964Acting Gp Capt : 10 Aug 1966Gp Capt : 01 Apr 1968
Acting Air Cmde : 12 Oct 1970Air Cmde : 01 Oct 1972Acting AVM : 01 Apr 1976AVM : 01 Oct 1976
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Notes: 1) Ranks shown are substantive ranks at retirement. 2)Branch is at retirement and may not match with branch at Commission 3)Notional seniority is reflected in dates of substantive rank.

Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

DatesRankUnitLocationAppointmentPhoto
01 Oct 1946 - 21 Oct 1946Fg OffrNo.3 Squadron, RIAFKolar To 2(I) Gp
01 Jun 1956 - 28 Apr 1958Sqn LdrNo.20 SquadronHalwara Commanding Officer
- Gp Capt28 WingHindon (Ghaziabad) Station Commander
01 Jul 1964 - Gp CaptEmbassy of India, PakistanIslamabad Air Advisor
- 01 Dec 1971Air CmdeEastern Air CommandShillong Air-I
- Air Cmde2 WingLohegaon (Pune) Air Officer Commanding
- 01 Dec 1972Air CmdeAir Head QuartersDelhi Director (Ops, Offensive)
01 Mar 1976 - 28 Feb 1978AVMNational Defence CollegeDelhi Senior Directing Staff (Air)
 
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Awards and Decorations


Number of Awards: 2
  
Ati Vishist Seva Medal
Gp CaptKrishna Mohan Ram3101 GD(P)Award Date 26 Jan 1967Announced 26 Jan 1967
Details :

Group Captain Krishna Mohan Ram was commissioned in the Air Force in 1945. He attended the Defence Services Staff College Course at Wellington and the Flying Instructors Course in the United Kingdom. After holding various appointments in Air Force units and in Air Headquarters, he took over the appointment of Air Adviser to the Indian High Commissioner in Pakistan in July, 1964. During his tenure there, he rendered distinguished service of an exceptional order in that he had helped the Pakistan Air Force and the Indian Air Force to sort out a number of problems.

Unit :
Reference : GoI19670126
Bar to Ati Vishist Seva Medal
Air CmdeKrishna Mohan Ram3101 F(P)Award Date 26 Jan 1972Announced 26 Jan 1972
Details :

Air Commodore Krishan Mohan Ram was commissioned in the Flying (Pilot) of the Indian Air Force in April, 1945. During his long service, he held a variety of important flying and staff appointment. Since August 1971 he is holding the appointment of Air-I at Headquarters, Eastern Air Command. In this assignment, he was responsible for drawing up the operational plans for the fighter squadrons to meet the Pakistan Air Force threat in Bangla Desh. Simultaneously, he organised intensive training of aircrew in simulated operational conditions to suit the Air Command operational plans. Both these tasks were achieved in a very short period because of his perseverance and hard work.

During operations, Air Commodore Krishan Mohan Ram supervised the running of the operations room and assisted in the conduct of the minute to minute operation. He worked tirelessly, for very long hours, displaying excellent administrative skill and professional competence in taking decisions and ordering air strikes in support of the Army and against enemy targets. Amongst his other outstanding achievements during this period were the briefing of the fighter aircrew for pinpoint strike on selected targets as well as the briefing of the bomber aircrew who were assigned tasks in support of the Army. The success of these missions, was to a great extent due to the effective briefing given by Air Commodore Krishan Mohan Ram to the aircrew. Throughout the operation, Air Commodore Krishan Mohan Ram worked without any regard to his personal comforts. His contribution to the success of the operations in the Eastern Sector was significant. He has rendered distinguished service of an exceptional order.

Unit : EAC
Reference : GoI19720126