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Air Marshal Herikudru Babu Rajaram

Service No & Branch 14939 ADM
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 10 Jun 1977 Course: 60 GDOC Course
Service End: Retired on 30 Apr 2015 Superannuated
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Promotions Gazetted
Sqn Ldr : 10 Jun 1988Wg Cdr : 01 Aug 1997Gp Capt : 01 Aug 2004Air Cmde : 06 Apr 2009
AVM : 01 Jun 2011Air Marshal : 12 Dec 2012
Training and Other Courses Attended
32 LDMC (Wg Cdr) - 31 Mar 2002
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

- Air CmdeSouth Western Air CommandGandhinagar Chief Personnel Staff Officer
06 Apr 2009 - 08 Nov 2010Air Cmde23 Equipment DepotAvadi Air Officer Commanding
01 Jul 2011 - 30 Nov 2012AVMAir Head QuartersDelhi Assistant Chief of Air Staff, Works
01 Dec 2012 - 31 Jan 2013Air MarshalAir Head QuartersDelhi Director General (Works & Ceremonials)
01 Feb 2013 - 30 Apr 2015Air MarshalAir Head QuartersDelhi Air Officer-in-Charge Administration
11 Mar 2013 - Air Force Administrative College Commodore Commandant
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 3
Vishist Seva Medal
Air CmdeHerikudru Babu Rajaram14939 ADM/AirTraAward Date 26 Jan 2011Announced 26 Jan 2011
Details : Air Commodore Herikudru Babu Rajaram (14939) Administration/Air Traffic Controller was commissioned in as an Administrative Officer in the Admin/ Air Traffic Controller branch on 10 Jun 77. He has held several key appointments wherein he has made a distinct impact on the outcome operational effectiveness. The two significant operational assignments were Senior Air Traffic Controller of a forward air base and then Chief Radar Controller of a fighter base. As directing staff his operationalisation of first ever Air Traffic Control radar simulator training at Air Force Academy has been renowned. During Kargil Operations, this officer performed admirably as Chief Admin Officer (C Adm 0) of a fighter base. Air Force Records Office, he brought about an attitudinal change in the staff while dealing with personnel issues. His pragmatic and humane approach resulted in great satisfaction for a large number of needy air warriors. As the Chief Personnel Staff Officer at an Operational Command Air Cmde Rajaram has displayed exceptional blend of operational and administrative acumen. Long Defence Management Course and Advanced professional programme in Public Administration have retuned the awards of MMS and M Phi! degrees respectively to the Air Officer. He is presently commanding 23 Equipment Depot. Under his leadership the Depot is functioning mostly effectively. The depot has maintained efficient supply chain for all range of items with special emphasis on 100% kitting of ab-initio consistently. The Depot has innovatively introduced safer and economical methods of transportation of goods. He has brought in vast improvement in technical and domestic infrastructure in an exemplary manner for the others to emulate. For exceptional commitment and distinguished service of high order, Hon'ble President is pleased to award 'Vishisht Seva Medal' to Air Commodore Herikudru Babu Rajaram.
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Ati Vishist Seva Medal
Air MarshalHerikudru Babu Rajaram14939 ADMAward Date 26 Jan 2013Announced 26 Jan 2013
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Param Vishist Seva Medal
Air MarshalHerikudru Babu Rajaram14939 ADMAward Date 26 Jan 2016Announced 26 Jan 2016
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