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Air Vice Marshal Anurag Bhawanishankar Pandit

Service No & Branch 12103 AE(L)
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 07 Jul 1969 Course: 47 DEO Course
Service End: Retired on 30 Sep 2003 Superannuated Nick Name :
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 01 Nov 1989Acting Gp Capt : 23 Nov 1992Gp Capt : 15 Mar 1993Air Cmde : 02 Jan 2001
AVM : 02 Sep 2002
Training and Other Courses Attended
40 DSSC (Sqn Ldr) - 24 Nov 1984
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Sqn Ldr

Air Cmde
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

30 Dec 1980 - 30 Sep 1983Sqn LdrNo.10 SquadronJodhpur Engineering Officer
26 Apr 1993 - Gp Capt9 WingHalwara Chief Engineering Officer
20 Jun 2001 - 31 Aug 2002Air Cmde11 Base Repair DepotOjhar Air Officer Commanding
02 Sep 2002 - 05 Jan 2003AVMAir Head QuartersDelhi Assistant Chief of Air Staff, Systems
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vishist Seva Medal
Gp CaptAnurag Bhawanishankar Pandit12103 AE(L)Award Date 26 Jan 1996Announced 26 Jan 1996
Details :

Group Captain AB Pandit was commissioned on 07 Jul 69 in the Engineering Branch. He has held the appointments of Project Coordinator (Aircraft) at Defence Research Development Organisation. He is a graduate of Defence Service Staff College. Gp Capt Pandit was appointed Chief Engineering Officer of Air Force Station, Halwara on 26 Apr 93.

On assuming the duties Gp Capt Pandit guided the technical team to ensure that Navigation aids remained fully serviceable and reliable, so that safe flying operations could be undertaken even during adverse weather conditions. He ensured that requisite maintenance facilities were provided to the visiting detachments so as to enable them to undertake their task without hindrance. He employed cost beneficial techniques while undertaking Tranquil and "Identification Friend or Foe" modification on all aircraft. He undertook transfer of 100 tons of aircraft Weapon Reserve stores by road without an incident or accident well within the stipulated target dates. It was due to his personal involvement that an Electronic Data Processing system was set up and made functional in the Western Air Command. Gp Capt Pandit ensured availability of Mechanical Transport (MT) to all units and sections on as required basis. The Station was adjudged the "Best Fighter Wing in Maintenance" in the Command.

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

Unit : 9 Wing
Reference : GoI19960126
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