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Air Marshal Puran Singh Bajwa

Service No & Branch 3520 MED (MR-737)
Date of Birth: 20 Oct 1925 Commissioned 01 Oct 1948 Course
Service End Superannuated 31 Oct 1985
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 09 Sep 1948Flt Lt : 09 Sep 1949Wg Cdr : 09 Mar 1966Gp Capt : 15 Dec 1973
Acting Air Cmde : 27 Jun 1977Air Cmde : 01 Jun 1977Acting Air Marshal : 01 Sep 1984Air Marshal : 01 Aug 1984
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

10 May 1973 - 29 Aug 1974Gp Capt5 Air Force HospitalJorhat Commanding Officer
11 Sep 1974 - 06 Mar 1977Gp CaptCommand Hospital, Air ForceBangalore Commandant
- Air CmdeTraining CommandBangalore Principal Medical Officer
- Air CmdeArmed Forces Medical SciencesDelhi ADG (Planning)
- 06 Jul 1981Air CmdeAir Head QuartersDelhi JDMS (Adm)
19 Jul 1981 - 31 Aug 1984AVMWestern Air CommandDelhi Principal Medical Officer
01 Sep 1984 - 31 Oct 1985Air MarshalAir Head QuartersDelhi Director General Medical Services (Air)
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Param Vishist Seva Medal
Air MarshalPuran Singh Bajwa3520 MEDAward Date 26 Jan 1985Announced 26 Jan 1985
Details :

Air Marshal Puran Singh Bajwa (3520) Medical was commissioned in September, 1940. During his service of over 36 years, he held a number of important assignments such as Officer Commanding of two prominent AF Hospitals and Principal Medical Officer of Headquarters Western Air Command. He is presently holding the appointment of Director of Medical Services at Air Headquarters.

As Commanding Officer of Command Hospital at Bangalore his professional and systematic approach earned him a high reputation and esteem from the medical staff as well as from the patients. His administrative and organising ability raised the efficiency of the hospital to a very high standard.

As Principal Medical Officer, Western Air Command, by virtues of his dynamic .leadership and professional competence of a vary high order, he brought about visible improvements in preventable diseases, high standard of hygiene and sanitation and efficient working of maternity and child welfare centres at every station in the Command. He also ensured that the medical staff were closely involved in flight safety programmes of the Air Force. His meticulous planning, deep personal involvement and result oriented approach led to significant improvement in the optimum use of existing medical facilities.

By his devotion to duty, professional acumen and administrative abilities, he has set a worthy example for other medical officers to emulate. Air Marshal Puran Singh Bajwa has thus rendered distinguished service of the most exceptional order.

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Reference : GoI19850126
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