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Air Vice Marshal Ajit Prasad Tyagi

Service No & Branch 13010 MET
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 17 Jan 1972 Course: 51 GDOC Course
Service End: Retired on 31 Jan 2008 Superannuated
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 04 Oct 1995Gp Capt : 01 Sep 1997Air Cmde : 10 Jun 2003AVM : 11 Oct 2004
Training and Other Courses Attended
24 LDMC (Wg Cdr) - 31 Mar 1994
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

- Air CmdeAir Head QuartersDelhi Principal Director, Meteorology
11 Oct 2004 - 31 Jan 2008AVMAir Head QuartersDelhi Assistant Chief of Air Staff, Meteorology
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vishist Seva Medal
AVMAjit Prasad Tyagi13010 METAward Date 26 Jan 2005Announced 26 Jan 2005
Details :

Air Vice Marshal Ajit Prasad Tyagi (13010) Meteorology was commissioned on 30 Dec 1972 in the Meteorology Branch of the IAF. In 32 years of distinguished service he has held several important appointments that include Senior Meteorological Officer of Fighter Bases, Project Scientist at the Centre for Atmospheric Services, Directing Staff at AFAC, Command Meteorological Officer at Commands HQ and Principal Director Information Technology at Air HQ. He is post-graduate in Physics from BITS, Pilani and Ph.D. in Numerical Weather Prediction. The officer has undergone Advance Met Course and Long Defence Management Course (LDMC). Presently he is Assistant Chief of Air Staff (Meteorology) at Air HQ.

Right from the initial stage in IAF, Air Vice Marshal Tyagi has been actively engaged in the Research and Investigation Studies connected with operational meteorological problems and has more than thirty papers published in leading journals. Whilst being the Project Scientist with Centre for Atmospheric Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, he developed Regional Numerical Weather Prediction Model and gained in-depth knowledge and vast experience in data processing on mainframe computers like ICL 2900, Cyber 170, NEC S-1000 and Cray X-MP Super computer.

Air Vice Marshal Tyagi was appointed as Director Information Technology wef 19 Nov 2001. As a Director, he displayed high degree of initiative, drive and organizing capabilities by establishing Software development centre, hardware repair facilities at Air HQ Computer Centre and introducing advanced computer training in the IAF. In spite of manpower constraints, he planned and successfully implemented first phase of Camp Area Network (CAN) Project at Air Force Station Pathankot and supervised in house software development for a fighter Sqn and Operational Risk Management (ORM). The officer has been instrumental in formulating IT Roadmap for IAF.

For his distinguished service of high order, the Hon'ble President is pleased to award 'Vishisht Seva Medal' to Air Vice Marshal Ajit Prasad Tyagi.

Unit : AHQ
Reference : GoI20050126
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