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Air Vice Marshal Prakash Singh Devgan

Service No & Branch 4625 MED (MR-890)
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 14 Sep 1953 Course:
Service End: Retired on 30 Apr 1989
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 14 Sep 1953Flt Lt : 14 Sep 1954Sqn Ldr : 14 Sep 1961Wg Cdr : 14 Mar 1970
Gp Capt : 04 Mar 1978Acting Air Cmde : 08 Dec 1982Air Cmde : 19 Mar 1982Acting AVM : 31 Oct 1987
AVM : 30 Oct 1987
Training and Other Courses Attended
20 NDC (Gp Capt) - 01 Dec 1980
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Air Cmde
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
01 Jan 1974 - 01 Jan 1977Wg Cdr9 Air Force HospitalHalwara Commanding Officer
01 Jan 1977 - 01 Jan 1979Gp CaptMaintenance CommandNagpur Principal Medical Officer
01 Jan 1983 - 04 Nov 1984Air CmdeCommand Hospital, Air ForceBangalore Commandant
27 Mar 1986 - 30 Oct 1987Air CmdeAir Force Central Medical EstablishmentDelhi Air Officer Commanding
 
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Awards and Decorations


Number of Awards: 1
 
Ati Vishist Seva Medal
Air CmdePrakash Singh Devgan4625 MEDAward Date 26 Jan 1987Announced 26 Jan 1987
Details :

Air Commodore Parkash Singh Devgan was commissioned in the Army Medical Corps in September 1953 and seconded to the Air Force from the same date. He qualified as a paratrooper in 1955 and Commanded two paramedical flights upto 1958.

He was appointed as Commanding Officer No. 9 Air Force Hospital and Senior Medical Officer of a forward Air base during 1974-77 and did pioneering work for the fitness of the aircrew. As Principal Medical Officer of Headquarter Maintenance Command from June 1977-79, he organised effective medical cover and brought down the morbidity rate to the lowest level. The general health and the family welfare activities got an impetus in the Command which was adjudged the best in the Air Force. He was the first Air Force Medical Officer selected to undergo National Defence College course in 1980.

Unit : AFCME
Reference : GoI19870126
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