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Air Commodore Basudev Banerjee

Service No & Branch 11654 F(P) (Orig: GD(P))
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 02 Jun 1968 Course: 100 Course
Service End: Retired on 30 Jun 1999 Nick Name :
Qualifications Held :
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Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 01 Oct 1987Acting Gp Capt : 06 Apr 1992Gp Capt : 01 Oct 1992Air Cmde : 01 Sep 1997
Training and Other Courses Attended
31 NDA (Cadet) - 01 Dec 196635 DSSC (Flt Lt) - 24 Nov 1979
Badges Qualified
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Notes:1)Branch is at retirement and may not match with branch at Commission 2)Notional seniority is reflected in dates of substantive rank.

Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

- 01 Dec 1981Sqn LdrHelicopter Training SchoolHakimpet Flight Commander
19 Jun 1989 - 31 Dec 1991Wg CdrNo.116 Helicopter UnitJodhpur Commanding Officer
21 Jun 1993 - 29 Apr 1995Gp CaptDefence Services Staff CollegeWellington Directing Staff
01 Jul 1996 - 04 May 1997Gp Capt30 WingSarsawa (Saharanpur) Station Commander
12 May 1997 - 30 Jun 1999Air CmdeAFS YelahankaBengaluru Air Officer Commanding
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 2
Mention in Despatches
Wg CdrBasudev Banerjee11654 F(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1990
Details : Citation / Details Not Available
Unit :
Reference : Gazette of India No.54 - Pres/88 dated 28th July 1990
Ati Vishist Seva Medal
Air CmdeBasudev Banerjee11654 F(P)Award Date 26 Jan 1999Announced 26 Jan 1999
Details :

Air Commodore BASUDEV BANERJEE (11654) Air Commodore Basudev Banerjee (11654) Flying (Pilot) was commissioned in the Fly­ AVSM 1999 ing Branch on 02 Jun 68. He has been Air Officer Commanding (AOC), Air Force Station, Yelahanka since 12 May 97.

As AOC of a premier Flying Training School (FTS) he has been responsible for imparting training to young pilots and navigators of the IAF on four different types of twin engine transport aircraft and helicopters. Despite several challenges, Air Commodore Basudev Banerjee has ensured very high standard of training and flight safety consistently over past eighteen months.

In addition to his abovementioned responsibilities, he was also given the enormous task of conducting prestigious international Aerospace Exposition Aero-India 98 in December 98. He was entrusted with great responsibilities of building the required infrastructure in a brief time frame, upgrade the flight safety environment including modern navigation equipment, augment administrative infrastructure and formulate methodology for flying display. Air Commodore Banerjee, by his perspective planning, conceptual skill and untiring efforts achieved the herculean task and made Aero-India 98 a great success. The air show earned an international appreciation.

Air Commodore Banerjee has earlier commanded a helicopter unit in offensive role in the desert sector. He also commanded a Helicopter Base in the Western Sector. He has held important staff appointments at Air Headquarters and instructional assignments in the Defence Services Staff College.

Air Commodore Basudev Banerjee has thus rendered distinguished service of an exceptional order.

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Reference : GoI19990126
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