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Air Commodore Sivaramakrishnan Kalyanaraman

Service No 7704 Branch F(P)
Date of Birth: 05 Apr 1943
Date Commissioned 28 Oct 1963 Course 85 Course
Service End Retired on 30 Apr 1997
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Gp Capt : 01 Nov 1987Acting Air Cmde : 19 Apr 1993
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

DatesRankUnitLocationAppointmentPhoto
21 Jan 1974 - 24 Mar 1976Sqn LdrNo.112 Helicopter UnitBagdogra Commanding Officer
11 May 1981 - 25 Apr 1983Wg CdrNo.116 Helicopter Unit Commanding Officer
27 Mar 1989 - 30 Jun 1991Gp CaptHelicopter Training SchoolHakimpet Commanding Officer
03 Jan 1994 - 01 Jan 1995Air CmdeAFS HakimpetHakimpet Air Officer Commanding
 
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Awards and Decorations


Number of Awards: 1
 
Vayu Sena Medal
Sqn LdrSivaramakrishnan Kalyanaraman7704 F(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1980
Details :

Squadron Leader Sivaramakrishnan Kalyanaraman was posted to Helicopter Training School in April, 1971. Within a period of ten months, he has flown 310 hours and has conducted two conversion courses and two ad-hoc conversion courses, without any suspensions. His excellent leadership has enabled the Helicopter Training School to complete a total of 3844:50 hours of accident/ incident free flying during 1977 as a result of which the school won the Headquarters Training Command Flight Safety Trophy. In November, 1978, the unit was called upon to send a detachment of two helicopters for Cyclone relief operation to Sri Lanka. The detachment, which was led by Squadron Leader Kalyanaraman, flew 163 missions and dropped over 1,00,000 pounds of food and medicine packets to the cyclone affected people. He himself flew 85 missions. During the relief operation, he had to put in nearly 18 hours every day for over a period of thirteen days.

Squadron Leader Sivaramakrishnan Kalayanaraman has thus displayed professional skill, high qualifies of leadership and devotion to duty of an exceptional order.

Unit : HTS
Reference : Gazette of India dated 13th June 1981 - No.34-Pres/81 dated 26th January 1981