Awardee List for the NDC


A total of 1 Awards are listed.
Param Vishist Seva Medal : 1 |
Param Vishist Seva Medal
Air Marshal Trilok Nath Ghadiok 2354 F(P)Unit : National Defence College  Award Date 26 Jan 78 Announced 26 Jan 78
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Air Marshal Trilok Nath Ghadiok was commissioned in the Flying (Pilot) Branch of the Indian Air Force in March, 1943. He saw action in the J & K Operation 1947 when as a Flight Commander of a transport support Squadron, his courage and valour won him a Vir Chakra. Later, he distinguished himself as Commander of a transport base responsible for air maintenance in the Jammu and Kashmir and Leh area. His personal example, perseverance, meticulous planning and unity of purpose led to better interServices relationship and enabled the Wing to accomplish its task with unqualified success.

In his long Service career, he competently held many staff appointments of Command of Wings, Senior Air Staff Officer of an operational command, Chief Instructor of the Defence Services Staff College and Director of Personnel at Air Headquarters. During January 1970 to September 1973, he was the Air Attaché in our Embassy in Moscow, where he acquitted himself creditably. A graduate of the National Defence College, he is today its Commandant.

Air Marshal Trilok Nath Ghadiok has thus rendered distinguished service of the most exceptional order.

Reference: Gazette of India Notification Dated : 26 Jan 1978 Number: 

The Awards Database presented here was made possible by the kind generosity of Air Marshal Bharat Kumar, author of Courage & Devotion to Duty : A Chronicle of IAF's Honours and Awards (1932-2008). Air Marshal Bharat Kumar had very graciously given permission to reproduce the citations from the book on this website.
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