|Date of Birth:||22 Aug 1927|
|Date Commissioned||15 Mar 1949||Course|
|Service End||Retired on 31 Aug 1985|
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|01 Jan 1972 - 04 Aug 1974||Wg Cdr||AFS Sambra||Belgaum||Stn Cdr|
|-||Air Cmde||Eastern Air Command||Shillong||SOA|
|- 01 Dec 1980||AVM||Western Air Command||Delhi||SOA|
|01 Mar 1983 - 31 Aug 1985||Air Mshl||Air Head Quarters||Delhi||AOA|
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|Vishist Seva Medal|
|Wg Cdr||Shri Krishna Chandra Gupta||3568 ADM||Award Date 26 Jan 1972||Announced 26 Jan 1972|
|Details :|| |
Wing Commander Shri Krishna Chandra Gupta has served as Senior Air Traffic Control Officer at several operational stations. During the emergency in 1962 he earned the Commendation of the Defence Minister for his efforts for the welfare of the Armed Forces. Later, during his tenure as Deputy Director of Personal Services he made a significant contribution in enforcing discipline in the Service.
For the distinguished service he has rendered throughout, he is awarded the Vishisht Seva Medal.
|Unit : AHQ|
|Reference : GoI19720126No66|
|Param Vishist Seva Medal|
|AVM||Shri Krishna Chandra Gupta||3568 ADM||Award Date 26 Jan 1983||Announced 26 Jan 1983|
|Details :|| |
Air Vice Marshal (now Air Marshal) Shri Krishna Chandra Gupta, VSM, was commissioned in the Indian Air Force in March, 1949. He has held a wide variety of command and staff assignments during his long meritorious service in the Air Force and distinguished himself not only by professional competence but also by outstanding administrative ability and today, he has the singular distinction of being not only the senior most in his branch but also the most experienced in the field of Administration.
He commanded with distinction an NCC Group and an Air Force Station where he accomplished very high standards of training and enhanced all round efficiency. His important staff appointments include Command Air Traffic Control Officer of Central Air Command, Deputy Director of Personal Services, Director of Organisation at Headquarters and Senior Officer-in-Charge Administration of Eastern Air Command and Western Air Command.
Air Vice Marshal (now Air Marshal) Gupta has the distinction of holding coveted appointments of SOA of two different major operational commands one after other. In both the commands he applied himself with total involvement to the task improving the general administrative standards and welfare activities. With his drive, imagination, leadership and exceptional organisational ability, he was able to achieve very high standards in multifarious spheres within very short tune.
Air Vice Marshal (now Air Marshal) Shri Krishna Chandra Gupta has thus rendered distinguished service of the most exceptional order.
|Reference : GoI19830126|