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Air Marshal Jyoti Narayan Burma

Service No & Branch 13219 ADM
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 30 Dec 1972 Course: 51 GDOC Course
Service End: Retired on 30 Nov 2012 Superannuated Nick Name :
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Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 25 Nov 1991Gp Capt : 01 Jun 1997Air Cmde : 18 Nov 2002AVM : 01 Apr 2004
Air Marshal : 01 Aug 2006
Training and Other Courses Attended
40 NDA (Cadet) - 01 Jun 197143 DSSC (Sqn Ldr) - 07 May 1988
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

31 Dec 1996 - 31 Aug 1998Gp CaptAir Head QuartersDelhi Director (Air Traffic Services)
- 31 Dec 2003Air CmdeTraining CommandBangalore Command Non Technical Training Officer
01 Apr 2004 - 23 May 2005AVMEastern Air CommandShillong Senior Officer-in-charge Administration
24 May 2005 - 31 Jul 2006AVMAir Head QuartersDelhi Assistant Chief of Air Staff, Works
01 Aug 2006 - 30 Nov 2012Air MarshalPSO: Administration, Air HQDelhi Air Officer-in-Charge Administration
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 3
Vishist Seva Medal
Gp CaptJyoti Narayan Burma13219 ADMAward Date 26 Jan 1999Announced 26 Jan 1999
Details :

Group Captain Jyoti Narayan Burma (13219) Adm/ATC has been the Director Operations (Air Traffic Services) at Air Headquarters since 31 December 1996.

The Officer has represented the Air Force ably at national and international fora. He is an active member of the high level review group for implementation of Future Air Navigation System (FANS) and the CivilMilitary Integration Team which has laid down the basis for future integration of civilmilitary aviation activity. He has represented the Air Force at a large number of seminars/ symposia like the "Asian Airports Meet 1997", "Free Flight" and "General Aviation" where he has eloquently projected the special requirements of military aviation. He is a member of the "Pavement Evaluation Committee" for RW resurfacing, the Committee for projecting a comprehensive report on the proposed Civil Aviation Policy, Civil Aviation Infrastructure Policy and amendments to the Aircrafts Act 1937, all of which will have very far reaching consequences. In addition, the officer has successfully projected the case for replacement of Ground Control Approach (GCA) systems, the induction into service of the Automated Digital Display and Control System for ATS management, provision of FAX/STD for all ATCs specially joint-user airfields. He has also been responsible for the rationalisation and revision of IAP 3309, Manual of ATS Services, which was issued on 01 January 98. Thus, Group Captain Burma has been instrumental in rationalising and improving the management of ATS in the IAF and has been deeply involved in upgrading and modernisation of ATS services to keep up with the requirements of the 21st century.

For his devotion to duty, professional knowledge of a very high order and hard work well above and beyond the call of duty, the Hon'ble President is pleased to award "Vishisht Seva Medal" to Group Captain Jyoti Narayan Burma.

Unit : AHQ
Reference : GoI19990126
Ati Vishist Seva Medal
AVMJyoti Narayan Burma13219 ADMAward Date 26 Jan 2006Announced 26 Jan 2006
Details :

Air Vice Marshal Jyoti Narayan Burma VSM (13219) Adm was commissioned In the Administrative Branch on 30 December 72. He has held the appointments of D Ops (ATS) at Air HQ, C Adm O at AF Stn Tezpur and Yelahanka, CNTTO at HQ TC, IAF and SOA at HQ EAC, IAF. For his distinguished service of high order, he was awarded with VSM on 26 January 99,

The Air Officer has represented the Air Force ably at National and International forum. Earlier, he was an active member of the high-level review group for implementation of Future Air Navigational System (FANS) and the Civil-Military Integration Team, which laid down the basis for future integration of civil-military aviation activity, He was a member of the 'Pavement Evaluation Committee' for RW resurfacing, the Comm-ittee for projecting a comprehensive report on the proposed Civil Aviation policy, Civil Aviation Infrastructure Policy and amendments to the Aircraft Act 1937. As C Adm O at AF Station Yelahanka, the Air Officer was instrumental in the successful conduct of Aero India 2003.

AVM JN Burma having taken over the appointment of SOA visited each and every station under EAC ensuring personal interaction with all personnel. Based on the feedback a number of works services and welfare measures could be initiated at Command level to improve the working scenario in the North-East, a number of innovative security measures initiated were supervised by him for safeguarding the base against ANEs. For better utilisation of human resources he was instrumental in conducting a number of courses within command, i.e., NPF Orientation Course, Works Capsule Course, Training Capsule for Mess Managers, Waiters and Cooks, Security Awareness Workshop for IAF/P tradesmen, Continuing Medical Education Programme, Professional in-hospital training for General Duty medical officers. Legal Capsule Course and Manag-ement Capsule for officers were conducted and were appreciated by the respective directorates at Air HQ.

Through his inter-active style of functioning, AVM JN Burma Infused new sense of enthusiasm and work culture amongst the personnel. This channelised their collective energy into solving problems through innovation and self-help. A large number of welfare activities have seen a perceptible improvement in the quality of life and consequent upliftment of morale of personnel. With sincerity and dedication the Air Officer always fed his personnel from the front and by his personal example was always able to motivate and set a very high professional standard for his subordinates.

Air Vice Marshal Jyoti Narayan Burma VSM has thus rendered distinguished service of exceptional order.

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Reference : GoI20060126
Param Vishist Seva Medal
Air MarshalJyoti Narayan Burma13219 ADMAward Date 26 Jan 2010Announced 26 Jan 2010
Details : Citation / Details Not Available
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