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Group Captain Rajesh Kaul

Service No & Branch 14929 ADM
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 10 Jun 1977 Course: 60 GDOC Course
Service End: Retired on 31 May 2009
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Sqn Ldr : 10 Jun 1988Wg Cdr : 01 May 1997Gp Capt : 01 Jul 2004
Training and Other Courses Attended
35 LDMC (Gp Capt) - 31 Mar 200547 NDC (Gp Capt) - 01 Dec 2007
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

DatesRankUnitLocationAppointmentPhoto
01 Oct 2002 - Gp Capt18 WingPathankot Chief Administration Officer
 
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Awards and Decorations


Number of Awards: 1
 
Vishist Seva Medal
Gp CaptRajesh Kaul14929 ADMAward Date 26 Jan 2005Announced 26 Jan 2005
Details :

Group Captain Rajesh Kaul (14929) Administration was commissioned on 10 Jun 1977 in the Administrative branch of IAF. During his 27 years of service he has held important field and staff appointments, which include Directing Staff at Air Traffic Control Officers' Training School at Air Force Academy, Senior Air Traffic Control Officer of a Flying Station, Deputy Director Air Staff Inspection at Air HQ and Chief Adm Officer of a Fighter Base. He is a Cat AYE Air Traffic Controller. He has been commended by the CAS. Presently, he is Chief Administrative Officer of a Flying Station since 01 Oct 2002.

As Senior Air Traffic Control Officer, he was commended by Chief of Air staff for his deep involvement as user during the runway resurfacing work at his Base. At Directorate of Air Staff Inspection, apart from performing his duties as Examiner/Inspector he was responsible for proposing an alternative Runway Rehabilitation scheme employing Cationic Bitumen emulsion and for conducting successful field trials.

As Chief Administrative Officer, Gp Capt Kaul with positive attitude and forthcoming disposition, has been relentless in providing administrative support to all operational and maintenance activities at this Wing. Quality work services were undertaken to renovate/ upgrade operational buildings like Base Air Defence Centre, Operational Readiness Rooms, Flight Complex of the fighter squadron and the Control Tower. High intensity modem lights were installed in all hangars and blast pens to improve ambient lighting for night operations/servicing. To improve quality of life, the kitchens and toilets in Airmen Messes and Married Quarters were renovated in phased manner. Effective measures were adopted to reduce power tariff. Also, with persistent efforts and personal liaison with Chairman, Punjab State Electricity Board at Patiala, he succeeded in obtaining a waiver of outstanding arrears on account of electricity tariff amounting to Rs. 23 lakh. With his pioneering efforts, Air Force School, at this Base became the first and the only Air Force School to install Bhartiya Vidya Programme, a computer/TV Based teaching aid which helps take teaching beyond the blackboard. During his tenure the station was adjudged Best Administered Wing in Western Air Command in 2002 and assessed Average Plus by the Directorate of Air Staff Inspection in 2003.

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

Unit : 18 Wing
Reference : GoI20050126
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