|Service No & Branch||3520 MED (MR-737)|
|Date of Birth: 20 Oct 1925||Commissioned 01 Oct 1948||Course|
|Service End||Superannuated 31 Oct 1985|
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|10 May 1973 - 29 Aug 1974||Gp Capt||5 Air Force Hospital||Jorhat||Commanding Officer|
|11 Sep 1974 - 06 Mar 1977||Gp Capt||Command Hospital, Air Force||Bangalore||Commandant|
|-||Air Cmde||Training Command||Bangalore||Principal Medical Officer|
|-||Air Cmde||Armed Forces Medical Sciences||Delhi||ADG (Planning)|
|- 06 Jul 1981||Air Cmde||Air Head Quarters||Delhi||JDMS (Adm)|
|19 Jul 1981 - 31 Aug 1984||AVM||Western Air Command||Delhi||Principal Medical Officer|
|01 Sep 1984 - 31 Oct 1985||Air Marshal||Air Head Quarters||Delhi||Director General Medical Services (Air)|
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|Param Vishist Seva Medal|
|Air Marshal||Puran Singh Bajwa||3520 MED||Award Date 26 Jan 1985||Announced 26 Jan 1985|
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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.
|Reference : GoI19850126|