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Air Commodore Padam Sen Kapur

Service No & Branch 3704 LGS (Orig: EQPT)
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 04 Nov 1949 Course: 3 GDOC Course
Service End: Retired on 31 Oct 1981 Nick Name :
Qualifications Held :
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Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 04 Nov 1951Flt Lt : 04 Nov 1955Wg Cdr : 01 Oct 1967Acting Gp Capt : 05 Dec 1973
Gp Capt : 01 Apr 1977Acting Air Cmde : 04 Aug 1980
Training and Other Courses Attended
15 DSSC (Sqn Ldr) - 18 Aug 1962
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Notes:1)Branch is at retirement and may not match with branch at Commission 2)Notional seniority is reflected in dates of substantive rank.

Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

- 19 Jun 1960Sqn Ldr1 Base Repair DepotKanpur 
20 Jun 1960 - Sqn LdrAir Head QuartersDelhi 
15 Jun 1976 - 04 Feb 1979Gp Capt26 Equipment DepotBengaluru Commanding Officer
04 Aug 1980 - 31 Oct 1981Air CmdeMaintenance CommandNagpur Air Officer in-charge Logistics Management
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 2
Vishist Seva Medal
Wg CdrPadam Sen Kapur3704 LGSAward Date 26 Jan 1970Announced 26 Jan 1970
Details :

Wing Commander Padam Sen Kapur (3704) Equipment has been Senor Equipment Officer at an operational wing for nearly three years. Throughout his tenure Wing Commander Kapur has shown commendable imitative in organizing and streamlining the equipment services at this wing. He has thus made a major contribution the successful accomplishment of operational and training tasks assigned to the Wing. Particularly noteworthy has been his personal contribution to the close integration of the technical and equipment service of the Wing, effective system of consumption analysis and forward provisioning to meet the critical requirements.

Apart from his achievements in the professional fields, he has consistently volunteered to undertake additional responsibilities and shown the same determination in accomplishing these difficult tasks successfully. The achievements of the Wing in the field of sports have also been largely due to his planning and untiring efforts.

He has undertaken all the tasks cheerfully in spite of a serious set back in his health soon after his arrival in the Wing and accomplished them creditably.

Unit :
Reference : GoI19700126
Ati Vishist Seva Medal
Air CmdePadam Sen Kapur3704 LGSAward Date 26 Jan 1982Announced 26 Jan 1982
Details :

Air Commodore Padam Sen Kapur, took over as Air Officer Logistics Management at HQ Maintenance Command with effect from 4 August 1980. His area of responsibilities covered inventory management of first and second line spares held at stock holding depots, Air Stores Parks and third and fourth line spares held at Overhaul Supply Depots and Support Wings of BRDs. He also looked after the mechanical transport requirements of Maintenance Command units and Repair and Overhaul of Specialist MT vehicles. In addition he was entrusted with the responsibility of maintaining close liaison with HAL Factories, Air India, Indian Airlines and other Public Sector undertakings.

His in­depth knowledge on all logistic activities like ware­housing, storage, maintenance, provisioning, inventory management and control, transportation, purchase procedures etc. was the basis for making major recommendations and forwarding the proposals which have led to an improvement in the working of logistic functions in this Headquarters and have also contributed in achieving economy and optimal supply system in the Air Force.

Air Commodore Padam Sen Kapur, VSM, (Retd.) has thus rendered distinguished service of an exceptional order.

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Reference : GoI19820126
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