|Service No & Branch||13220 ADM|
|Date of Birth: -- --- ----||Commissioned: 30 Dec 1972||Course: 51 GDOC Course||Entry Mode : NDA|
|Service End:||Retired on 30 Jun 2009|
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|Vishist Seva Medal|
|Sqn Ldr||Tushar Kanti Rath||13220 ADM||Award Date 26 Jan 1992||Announced 26 Jan 1992|
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Sqn Ldr Tushar Kanti Rath was commissioned in December 1972. He commenced his service career as an Air Traffic Control Officer. In October 1975 he completed Para jump Instructors Course at PTS, with distinction. Thereafter, he was an instructor at PTS for over seven years. During the tenure he logged more than 700 jumps including about 100 at night. He is among the very few who have recorded more than 200 free falls.
Sqn Ldr Rath has held numerous Instructional appointments. Notable amongst these are appointments viz. the Chief Instructor at Air Force School of Physical Fitness and Directing Staff at the Ground Duties Officer Training Faculty at Air Force Academy.
His administrative acumen and conceptual vision were high lighted during his tenure as the Senior Administrative Officer at No. 1 Staging Post, Car Nicobar in 1986-87 when he was instrumental in initiating work services of approximately 2 crores for Fighter Base Support Units in Car Nicobar and Great Nicobar.
Sqn Ldr Rath has also undergone the Basic Mountaineering Course at Nehru Institute of Mountaineering, Uttar Kashi, the advance Mountaineering Course at Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Darjeeling and the Basic Winter Warfare Course at High Altitude Warfare School, Gulmarg. He was a member of the successful Air Force Mountaineering Expedition to BHARTE KUNTE and Skiing Expedition to KEDAR DOME in 1978 and earned commendation from the Chief of the Air Staff on 15 Aug 78. He was also a member of the successful Japanese Expedition to NUN in 1983 and was nominated leader of the Air Force Expedition planned in 1985.
For his determination, professionalism and distinguished service the President is pleased to award Vishisht Seva Medal to Sqn Ldr TK Rath.
|Unit : AHQ|
|Reference : GoI19920126|