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Group Captain Ranjit Kumar Kukar

Service No & Branch 4103 F(P)
Date of Birth: 18 Oct 1929 Commissioned: 16 Jun 1951 Course: 55 Course
Service End: Retired on 31 Oct 1979 Superannuated
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Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 16 Jun 1952Wg Cdr : 01 Oct 1968Acting Gp Capt : 08 Feb 1974Gp Capt : 01 Apr 1975
Badges Qualified
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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

10 Aug 1966 - 04 Aug 1969Wg CdrNo.11 SquadronBakshi Ka Talab  Commanding Officer
10 Aug 1966 - 04 Aug 1969Wg Cdr8 Care and Maintenance UnitBakshi-Ka-Talab (Luc Station Commander
07 Feb 1974 - 28 Sep 1975Gp Capt10 WingJorhat Station Commander
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vayu Sena Medal
Wg CdrRanjit Kumar Kukar4103 GD(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1969
Details :

As Officer Commanding an Air Force Unit, Wing Commander Ranjit Kumar Kukar has displayed great initiative, organising ability and resourcefulness in maintaining a very high standard of serviceability of his Squadron. He has borne the responsibility of training over 100 pilots on the strength of the Squadron and at the same time has run three courier services per week. This he has ensured notwithstanding the fact that the Squadron had limited resources and had no established Station for administrative support Despite these handicaps, under his able guidance, there has been all round improvement in the operational status of the Squadron. A large number of pilots and navigators have qualified for both day and night operations including paratrooping and this has enabled the Squadron to make available a number of categorised pilots and navigators also to other Squadrons.

Throughout, Wing Commander Ranjit Kumar Kukar displayed initiative, organising ability and resourcefulness.

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Reference : Gazette of India dated 12th April 1969 : No.18 - Pres/69 dated 26th January 1969
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