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Group Captain Subhash Chander Virmani

Service No & Branch 4097 F(P)
Date of Birth: 20 Jan 1931 Commissioned: 16 Jun 1951 Course: 55 Course
Service End: Retired on 31 Jan 1981 / Died on 15 Feb 2018
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 01 Apr 1968Acting Gp Capt : 11 Mar 1974Gp Capt : 01 Apr 1975
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Gp Capt
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

DatesRankUnitLocationAppointmentPhoto
- 30 Sep 1967Wg CdrElementary Flying SchoolBidar Chief Instructor
- 01 Dec 1969Wg CdrFighter Training WingHakimpet Chief Instructor
25 Jul 1970 - 04 Feb 1973Wg Cdr5 Base Repair DepotSulur Commanding Officer
20 Jun 1978 - 31 Jan 1981Gp Capt6 WingBarrackpore Station Commander
 
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Awards and Decorations


Number of Awards: 1
 
Vishist Seva Medal
Wg CdrSubhash Chander Virmani4097 F(P)Award Date 26 Jan 1972Announced 26 Jan 1972
Details :

Wing Commander Subhash Chander Virmani was commissioned in the Flying Branch of the Indian Air Force in June, 1951.

Since July 1970 he has been commanding a Base Repair Depot. On taking over Command of this Depot, when faced with twin problems of shortage of water supply and domestic accommodation, which placed a limitation on the output of the depot, this officer solved these problems commendably in a short time. At the same time, within the limited resources available and despite shortage of spares, he increased the production of aircraft without compromising the welfare of his officers and men.

For his inspiring leadership, efficient management and sustained hard work, Wing Commander Virmani is awarded the Vishisht Seva Medal.

Unit : 5 BRD
Reference : GoI19720126No66
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