|Service No || 3434 ||Branch || MED |
|Date of Birth: ||06 Jan 1916 || || |
|Date Commissioned || 04 Mar 1947 ||Course || |
|Service End ||Retired on 06 Jan 1973|
|Remarks : |
|Sqn Ldr : 05 Jan 1950||Wg Cdr : 05 Jul 1960||Acting Gp Capt : 23 Nov 1964||Gp Capt : 01 Jun 1966|
|Acting Air Cmde : 04 Sep 1970||Air Cmde : 22 Sep 1970|
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|Ati Vishist Seva Medal|
|Air Cmde||Dina Nath Maniktala||3434 MED||Award Date 26 Jan 1971||Announced 26 Jan 1971|
|Details :|| |
Group Captain (now Air Commodore) Dina Nath Maniktala was commissioned in the Indian Air Force in 1942. He saw active service during World War II. He attended the Defence Services Staff College Course in 1954-55. He has held various important staff and command appointments. He has commanded certain Air Force Hospitals and has been the President of the Air Force Central Medical Establishment and the Principal Medical Officer at the Headquarters of all the Air Force Commands at different times. He has also served in the Directorate of Technical Development and Production (Air). He AVSM 1971-72 has reĂ‚Âvitalised the medical organisation of the Command in which he is now serving as Principal Medical Officer. One of his significant attainments is the practical application of his knowledge of Aviation Medicine to the care of aircrew.
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|Reference : GoI19710126|