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Air Marshal Gurdarshan Singh Joneja

Service No & Branch 13958 MED MR-03465
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 16 Jan 1975 Course:
Service End: Retired on 30 Nov 2012 Superannuated
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 06 Dec 1989Acting Gp Capt : 11 Dec 2000Gp Capt : 16 Oct 2000Acting Air Cmde : 01 Dec 2005
Air Cmde : 01 Nov 2005Acting AVM : 08 Dec 2008AVM : 01 Nov 2008Acting Air Marshal : 20 Sep 2010
Air Marshal : 01 Aug 2010
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

- AVMWestern Air CommandDelhi Principal Medical Officer
- AVMAir Head QuartersDelhi Assistant Chief of Air Staff, Medicine
20 Sep 2010 - 30 Apr 2011Air MarshalIntegrated Defence StaffNew Delhi Deputy Chief of Integrated Defence Staff (Medical)
01 May 2011 - 30 Nov 2012Air MarshalArmed Forces Medical CollegePune Commandant
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vayu Sena Medal (Devotion to Duty)
Air Cmde Gurdarshan Singh Joneja13958 MEDAward Date Announced 26 Jan 2007
Details :

Air Commodore Gurdarshan Singh Joneja (13958) Med was commissioned on 16 Jan 75. A graduate and a postgraduate from AFMC Pune, he is a Gynaecologist whose illustrious career has culminated in his appointment as the Consultant to the Armed Forces at the most prestigious Army Hospital (R&R).

He is an outstanding personality with a high degree of professionalism, clinical expertise and leadership qualities. Under his stewardship as Consultant to the Armed Forces, the field of Gynaecology has revolutionized to the most modern and high-tech speciality through provision of the latest medical equipments at the peripheral hospitals.

He has brought up the Dept of Gynaecology at Army Hospital (R&R) as the foremost tertiary care centre for Endoscopic Surgery, Gynaecologic Oncololgy and Infertility Management. A pioneer in the field of keyhole surgery, he has himself carried out a number of complicated endoscopic surgeries. Under his guidance, the Assisted Reproductive Centre, the only one of its kind in public sector, has attained National and International repute. His visionary approach has made Test-tube baby a reality for infertile couples thus realizing their dreams of parenthood.

His professional achievements have brought him laurels and recognition through appointments to various Expert Committees of Ministry of Health, visiting professorship and examinership of a number of Universities. His research work and various publications have been recognized in various National and International forums.

Air Commodore Gurdarshan Singh Joneja has shown foresight, perseverance and dedication of the highest order to his profession. He is a rare combination of clinician, academician and administrator.

For his extraordinary contribution to the specialty of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, the Hon'ble President is pleased to award 'Vayu Sena Medal' to Air Commodore Gurdarshan Singh Joneja.

Unit : Army Hospital (R&R)
Reference : Gazette of India dated 17th March 2007. No.90-Pres/2007 dated 26th January 2007
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