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Air Marshal Sujeet Pushpakar Dharkar

Service No & Branch 17841 F(P) Stream :Fighters
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 14 Jun 1985 Course: 135 Course
Service End: Flying Hours : 3600 Nick Name :
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Promotions Gazetted
Sqn Ldr : 14 Jun 1996Gp Capt : 01 May 2008Air Cmde : 01 Feb 2011AVM : 02 Jan 2017
Air Marshal : 01 Jul 2021C-in-C : 01 Oct 2022
Training and Other Courses Attended
66 NDA (Cadet) - 01 Jun 1984
Badges Qualified
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Air Cmde

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Notes:1)Branch is at retirement and may not match with branch at Commission 2)Notional seniority is reflected in dates of substantive rank.

Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

01 Aug 1985 - 30 Jun 1986Plt OffrNo.10 SquadronJodhpur Squadron Pilot
01 Jul 1986 - Plt OffrNo.220 SquadronJodhpur Squadron Pilot
- Wg CdrCollege of Air WarfareSecunderabad Directing Staff
16 Oct 2002 - 18 Jul 2004Wg CdrNo.18 SquadronKalaikunda Commanding Officer
30 Dec 2010 - 16 Jun 2013Air CmdeAFS BidarBidar Air Officer Commanding
- AVMEastern Air CommandShillong Air Defence Commander
02 Jan 2017 - 30 Sep 2018AVMAir Head QuartersDelhi Assistant Chief of Air Staff, Training
01 Sep 2017 - No.31 Squadron Commodore Commandant
01 Nov 2019 - 09 Jun 2021AVMDSABangalore Director (Space)
01 Nov 2021 - 30 Sep 2022Air MarshalSouth Western Air CommandGandhinagar Senior Air Staff Officer
01 Oct 2022 - Air MarshalEastern Air CommandShillong Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Ati Vishist Seva Medal
Air CmdeSujeet Pushpakar Dharkar17841 F(P)Award Date 26 Jan 2014Announced 26 Jan 2014
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