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Group Captain Praveen Kumar Naithani

Service No & Branch 13876 ADM
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 18 Jan 1975 Course: 55 GDOC Course
Service End: Retired on 31 Aug 2009
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 01 Nov 1993Gp Capt : 01 Dec 2000
Training and Other Courses Attended
32 LDMC (Gp Capt) - 31 Mar 2002
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vishist Seva Medal
Wg CdrPraveen Kumar Naithani13876 ADMAward Date 26 Jan 1999Announced 26 Jan 1999
Details :

A dedicated professional, Wing Commander PK Naithani has held ATC Category 'AYE' since November 86. His ability to appreciate the critical requirements of Air Traffic Services is of an exceptional order and is commendable. His vast experience and sound professional knowledge has considerably helped air traffic controllers in the field to improve their controlling standards and ability to identify and analyse critical air traffic situations. With his maturity and originality in thought process, the officer has significantly contributed to formulation, revision and updation of various SOPs and guidelines for the inspection of Air Traffic Services and conduct of cat boards for Controllers.

Displaying an all round involvement in operational activities of the Air Force, the officer has written service papers on issues related to ATC and other Op activities with an aim to improve the existing system. A paper on runway rehabilitation scheme would result in saving to the tune of a few crores. His qualities of positive attitude and devotion to duty have made him an asset to the Dte of Air Staff Inspection.

For his unflinching devotion to duty, dedication to service and professional competence, the Hon'ble President is pleased to award 'Vishisht Seva Medal' to Wing Commander PK Naithani.

Unit : AHQ
Reference : GoI19990126
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