Air Commodore Bangalore Venkataramaiah Jaya Rao was commissioned in the Indian Air Force in August, 1951. He has held a variety of appointments during his long and distinguished career. To name a few of these he has been Deputy Command Signals Officer of an Operational Command, Technical Manager of a Base Repair Depot, Directing Staff at Institute of Defence Management, Chief Instructor at Air Force Technical College, Director of Guided Weapons Maintenance and Director of Signals (Air) at Air Headquarters and Member Air Force Expert Committee. In all these appointments he has left an indelible mark of personal efficiency, creative ability, sound technical knowledge, professional skill and devotion to service.
Air Commodore Bangalore Venkataramaiah Jaya Rao has, thus rendered distinguished service of an exceptional order.