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Air Vice Marshal Naginder Mohan Vaishnavi

Service No & Branch 14822 AE(L)
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 04 Jan 1977 Course: 11 AEC Course
Service End: Retired on 31 Dec 2011 Superannuated
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Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 03 Jul 1995Gp Capt : 01 Oct 2002Air Cmde : 01 Feb 2007Acting AVM : 18 Oct 2010
AVM : 01 Apr 2009
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

09 Oct 2006 - 31 Jan 2007Gp CaptSoftware Development InstituteBangalore Commandant
01 Feb 2007 - 28 Jun 2009Air CmdeSoftware Development InstituteBangalore Commandant
18 Oct 2010 - 31 Dec 2011AVMSoftware Development InstituteBangalore Commandant
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 2
Vishist Seva Medal
Air CmdeNaginder Mohan Vaishnavi14822 AE(L)Award Date 26 Jan 2009Announced 26 Jan 2009
Details : Air Commodore Naginder Mohan Vaishnavi (14822) Aeronautical Engineer (Electronics) was commissioned in the IAF on 04 Jan 1977. In 31 years of distinguished service, he has held several important appointments, such as Commandant Software Development Institute, Stn Cdr, Command Signals Officer of an operational command, Senior Engineering Officer (Electronics) of a front-line fighter base as well as Project Engineer of INAS Integration Organization (nO) and RCPO. He is an Engg Graduate with Masters Degree in Engg from Indian Institute of Science. As Project Engineer in no, his innovative design capability was optimally exploited, resulting in successful integration of Head up Display, Weapon Aiming Computer and FUR pod on the Jaguar aircraft. While at Radar Communication and Project Office, the officer was involved in design of various subsystems such as Digital Data Acquisition System, Fault Alarm Transmission System and Signal Switching System meant for enhancing capability of communication performance monitoring system. With a natural acumen and flair for electronic fault analysis, while posted at AF Station Gwalior, the officer set up a repair lab and successfully rectified several complex electronic PCBs and Test Stations which otherwise had to be sent abroad for repair, thus contributing to huge savings in foreign exchange, apart from enhancing the operational efficiency of the aircraft fleet. As Station Commander of a Signal Unit, he brought about a marked improvement in communication facilities apart from enhancing the living conditions for all personnel of the station. His excellent co-ordination with civil authorities resulted in improvement of power supply to the station which resulted in avoidance of numerous works services, saving almost Rs. 27 lakhs. For overall improvements, both in technical and administrative functioning, the station was awarded the "Best Tropo Unit" trophy for year 2006 during his command. As Commandant Software Development Institute, through his professionalism, dedication, perseverance and optimal utilization of software resources, the institute was able to successfully implement several software projects. Successful completion of these projects has resulted in increased operational efficiency, as well as, saving of considerable amount of foreign exchange. The officer's innovative ideas, finding intelligent and cost-effective software solutions, selecting carefully weighed options and guiding the entire team of software engineers in a focused manner, have resulted in high quality output for every task executed. For his professional competence, dedication and devotion to service and distinguished service of high order, Hon'ble President is pleased to award 'Vishisht Seva Medal' to Air Commodore Naginder Mohan Vaishnavi.
Unit : SDI
Reference : Air Force Day Booklet
Ati Vishist Seva Medal
Air CmdeNaginder Mohan Vaishnavi14822 AELAward Date 26 Jan 2011Announced 26 Jan 2011
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