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Group Captain Anil Rajeshwarrao Ambatkar

Service No & Branch 12087 AE(M)
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 07 Jul 1969 Course: 47 DEO Course
Service End: Retired on 30 Sep 2001
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 03 Oct 1989Acting Gp Capt : 23 Nov 1992Gp Capt : 15 Mar 1993
Training and Other Courses Attended
17 LDMC (Sqn Ldr) - 31 Mar 1987
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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 Nov 1972 - 31 Aug 1975Fg OffrNo.26 SquadronAdampur Engineering Officer
01 Sep 1992 - Gp Capt11 WingTezpur Chief Engineering Officer
29 Dec 1994 - 08 Mar 1998Gp Capt28 Equipment DepotAmla Commanding Officer
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vishist Seva Medal
Gp CaptAnil Rajeshwarrao Ambatkar12087 AE(M)Award Date 26 Jan 1996Announced 26 Jan 1996
Details :

Group Captain AR Ambatkar was commissioned in the Engineering branch in Jul 69. An alumnus of College of Defence Management, he has held many field and Staff appointments. He was specially selected for the post of Chief Engineer at Mauritius, and was appointed Chief Engineering Officer at Air Force Station Tezpur in Sep 92.

With his professional expertise, past experience and personal example of hard work, the base achieved high standards. Serviceability percentage for MiG aircraft has improved from 61% to 85% and for helicopters from 81% to 98%. Since the time he took over, eighteen prolonged unserviceable aircraft have been built up and made serviceable. The mechanical transport (MT) serviceability improved from 85% to 98%. Under his guidance, Station Workshop resources were utilised to maximum for improving service ability of MT, Ground equipment and Airfield systems. Major structural repairs on MT coaches and other vehicles were undertaken in workshop.

Under his guidance data on various aspects like aircraft state, snag analysis, defect report and logistics inventory have been computerised.

For distinguished service of a high order, the President is pleased to award 'Vishisht Seva Medal to Group Captain AR Ambatkar.

Unit : 11 Wing
Reference : GoI19960126
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