Number Name Branch Died in Service? Picture?

Group Captain Amitava Chaudhuri

Service No & Branch 12616 AE(M)
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 04 Jan 1971 Course: 50 DEO Course
Service End: Retired on 31 May 2003
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 11 Mar 1991Gp Capt : 08 Nov 1994
Training and Other Courses Attended
41 NDC (Gp Capt) - 01 Dec 2001
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vishist Seva Medal
Wg CdrAmitava Chaudhuri12616 AE(M)Award Date 26 Jan 1994Announced 26 Jan 1994
Details :

Wg Cdr Amitava Chaudhuri was commissioned on 04 Jan 71. Presently he is appointed as Technical Planning Officer at HQ Maintenance Command.

He has made very effective contribution in the field of indigenisation of computers. Taking into account his expertise in the field of armament, the officer was given two special armament projects, viz. modification of MRSIV rocket pods for Iskara Aircraft and development of colour smoke emission pods for Kiran MK-II Aircraft. Wg Cdr Chaudhuri personally designed the various sub-systems and prepared 55 engineering drawings. Both these projects are in advanced stage of completion.

During his current tenure at HQ Maintenance Command, he has put in long hours of sustained hard work unmindful of personal comforts. His professionalism, dedication to duty and sincerity of purpose are exemplary and worth emulation.

For distinguished service of high order, the President is pleased to award Vishisht Seva Medal to Wg Cdr A Chaudhuri.

Unit : MC
Reference : GoI19940126
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