|Service No & Branch||4625 MED (MR-890)|
|Date of Birth: -- --- --||Commissioned: 14 Sep 1953||Course:|
|Service End:||Retired on 30 Apr 1989|
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|01 Jan 1974 - 01 Jan 1977||Wg Cdr||9 Air Force Hospital||Halwara||Commanding Officer|
|01 Jan 1977 - 01 Jan 1979||Gp Capt||Maintenance Command||Nagpur||Principal Medical Officer|
|01 Jan 1983 - 04 Nov 1984||Air Cmde||Command Hospital, Air Force||Bangalore||Commandant|
|27 Mar 1986 - 30 Oct 1987||Air Cmde||Air Force Central Medical Establishment||Delhi||Air Officer Commanding|
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|Ati Vishist Seva Medal|
|Air Cmde||Prakash Singh Devgan||4625 MED||Award Date 26 Jan 1987||Announced 26 Jan 1987|
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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|