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Wing Commander Rakesh Lal Kapur

Service No & Branch 15366 LGS
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 08 Jun 1978 Course: 62 GDOC Course
Service End: Retired on 31 Aug 2001
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Promotions Gazetted
Sqn Ldr : 08 Jun 1989
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vishist Seva Medal
Sqn LdrRakesh Lal Kapur15366 LGSAward Date 26 Jan 1996Announced 26 Jan 1996
Details :

Squadron Leader RL Kapur was commissioned in the Logistics Branch on 08 Jun 78. He has functioned as Senior Logistics Officer, Assistant Director Logistics Information System (ADLJS) and in staff appointment at Command and Air HQs. In 1989, the officer was specially selected to be posted as ADLJS (SUPROS), the largest computer based system at Air HQs, for computerisation of data of foreign contracts and the related software development. Sqn Ldr Kapur ensured prompt processing and updating of computer records containing data of 14 lakh documents. This enabled a saving of substantial amount of foreign exchange. Sqn Ldr Kapur displayed impeccable staff work during the appointments of Staff Officer (SO) to the Directorate of Personnel (Officers) and SO to Senior Air Staff Officer at HQ South Western Air Command.

For his professional acumen and flair for inter-personal communication, Sqn Ldr Kapur was appointed as Staff Officer to the Deputy Chief of the Air Staff in Mar 94. He has displayed remarkable capacity to withstand the intrinsic stress of this assignment. The officer has excellent capability for resource management and ability to handle complex problem situations.

For distinguished service of a high order, the President is pleased to award 'Vishisht Seva Medal' to Squadron Leader RL Kapur.

Unit : SWAC
Reference : GoI19960126
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