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Air Vice Marshal Jagdish Kumar Arora

Service No 6199 Branch ACCTS
Date of Birth: 26 Sep 1938
Date Commissioned 27 May 1961 Course 21 GDOC Course
Service End Retired on 30 Sep 1994 / Died on 14 Jul 2016
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 16 Feb 1981Gp Capt : 16 Feb 1986Air Cmde : 01 Jul 1991Acting AVM : 01 Jan 1993
AVM : 01 Jan 1993
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Awards and Decorations


Number of Awards: 1
 
Ati Vishist Seva Medal
Air CmdeJagdish Kumar Arora6199 ACCTAward Date 26 Jan 1993Announced 26 Jan 1993
Details :

Air Vice Marshal Jagdish Kumar Arora was commissioned in the Accounts Branch of Air Force on the 27th May, 1961. After acquitting himself well in accounts assignments for three and a half years, he joined the Air Force legal set up in 1964. He has held with distinction the appointments of Command Deputy Judge Advocate/Command Judge Advocate in all the Command Headquarters of the IAF.

Air Vice Marshal Arora took over as the Judge Advocate General (Air) on the 2nd July, 1990. At that time a large number of civil suits were pending in various courts. Through personal involvement, deep study of the cases and close liaison with Govt Counsels and civil authorities, he ensured that prompt and upto date briefing was given to the Govt. Counsels in each case. His personal presence at the hearings and the prompt advice to the Govt. Counsels led to favourable decisions in several cases.

The officer has the distinction of revising the Regulations for the Air Force. He has been instrumental in removing many ambiguities and inconsistencies and making administration of justice simpler for Air Force Officers.

Air Vice Marshal Jagdish Kumar Arora has, thus, rendered distinguished service of an exceptional order.

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Reference : GoI19930126