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Air Vice Marshal Pankaj Tyagi

Service No & Branch 13901 MED MR-03455
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 16 Jan 1975 Course:
Service End: Retired on 31 Jan 2012 Superannuated
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 06 Dec 1989Acting Gp Capt : 11 Dec 2000Gp Capt : 29 Oct 2000Acting Air Cmde : 01 May 2006
Air Cmde : 07 Apr 2006Acting AVM : 10 Feb 2009AVM : 01 Dec 2008
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

26 Jul 1993 - 27 Jun 1994Wg CdrNo.1 Aero Medical Training CentreHindan Commanding Officer
- Air CmdeInstitution of Aviation MedicineBangalore Commandant
- AVMTraining CommandBangalore Principal Medical Officer
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vishist Seva Medal
Gp CaptPankaj Tyagi13901 MEDAward Date 26 Jan 2005Announced 26 Jan 2005
Details :

Group Captain Pankaj Tyagi (13901) Med was commissioned on 16 Jan 1975 in the Medical branch of the IAF. During his 29 years of service he has held important appointments including that of Assistant Professor at IAM, Bangalore, Advisor, Air India Bombay and Senior Advisor IAM. He has been commended by the AOC-in-C. Presently he is on the posted strength of HQ WAC since 07 Jan 02 as Dy PMO (S). Gp Capt Tyagi is a renowned Aviation Medicine Specialist who has to his credit a number of very prestigious scientific papers. His field of research has covered almost all topics of relevance, which have won accolades from professionals in the field of aviation. He has very competently managed the civil aviation medical duties in India and abroad.

He has been the Editor of the first draft of 'The Text Book on Aviation Medicine' and has been the Editor of Indian Journal of Aerospace Medicine for four years. He has made the IAF proud while representing it in various Committees at DRDO, DGCA and ISRO. He conceived a very thought provoking service paper on 'Nuclear and Biological Warfare' during Op Parakram. He was also instrumental in the design of Operating schedules for aircrew on sudden induction to high altitudes.

For his distinguished service of high order, the Hon'ble President is pleased to award 'Vishisht Seva Medal' to Group Captain Pankaj Tyagi.

Unit : WAC
Reference : GoI20050126
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