Number Name Branch Died in Service? Picture?


Wing Commander Gulshan Rai Malhotra

Service No & Branch 8257 AE(L)
Date of Birth: -- --- -- Commissioned: 06 Jan 1964 Course: 26 DEO Course
Service End: Retired on 31 May 1992
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 06 Jun 1986
Google the Bharat Rakshak Website for : "G R Malhotra"
Notes:1)Branch is at retirement and may not match with branch at Commission 2)Notional seniority is reflected in dates of substantive rank.

Awards and Decorations


Number of Awards: 1
 
Vishist Seva Medal
Sqn LdrGulshan Rai Malhotra8257 AE(L)Award Date 26 Jan 1983Announced 26 Jan 1983
Details :

Squadron Leader Gulshan Rai Malhotra was commissioned in the IAF in January 1964. For the next ten years, he was posted to Guided Weapons where he specialised in three major independent systems.

Based on his performance the officer was sent abroad to undergo a Computer Course. Since his return, the officer is posted to Programming and Simulation Center to work in the pioneering task of Air Defence Data Handling systems. The officer had done a laudable job in planning, designing and implementation of a number of systems especially the project that would be the basis of more advanced tracking system.

The officer has on his own studied the operating system and guides other programmers in their work. He is also engaged in futuristic task of writing Tracking Package in Micro Processor Assembly language.

For his exemplary efforts in the pioneering field and ability to interact in getting best out of his staff, the President is pleased to award VISHISHT SEVA MEDAL to Squadron Leader Guishan Rai Malhotra.

Unit :
Reference : GoI19830126
The data in the header section of this page comes from the Gazette of India - Click here to see the source
Note: All the data available here is publicly available in the Gazette of India, published by the Indian Government, or from public domain sources, press releases about Awards and Right-To-Information (RTI) Requests. Additionally data shared by veterans is added to the page with permission. No data with respect to serving officers below the rank of AVM is displayed. Information in Gazette of India and Award citations and photographs as released by the Indian Air Force are the only details displayed.