Wing Commander Bhupendera Nath Misra has been in command of a Fighter Squadron in the Indian Air Force for the last 18 months. During this period, the Squadron has carried out extensive training and has participated creditably in all the exercises held by Headquarters, Western Air Command. The Squadron was assessed as the best of its type in the Command for the year 1968-69. The enthusiasm and the sense of purpose created by this officer amongst the personnel of his Squadron helped him to set up a record in getting the entire Squadron instrument rated for the first time. The present high state of operational readiness of the Squadron is due to the personal example set by the officer.
Throughout. Wing Commander Bhupendera Nath Misra displayed courage and professional skill.