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Air Vice Marshal Akhilesh Kumar Verma

Service No & Branch 18063 AE(M)
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 19 Aug 1985 Course: 28 AEC Course
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Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 21 Apr 2003Gp Capt : 01 Aug 2009Air Cmde : 01 Sep 2015AVM : 01 Oct 2018
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

18 May 2009 - 26 Jun 2011Gp CaptMechanical Training InstituteTambaram Commanding Officer
01 Jul 2015 - Air CmdeAir Head QuartersDelhi Principal Director (Maintenance Inspection)
01 Aug 2017 - 30 Sep 2018Air Cmde7 Base Repair DepotTughlakabad Air Officer Commanding
- 01 Dec 2018AVMAir Head QuartersDelhi Assistant Chief of Air Staff, Engineering A
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vishist Seva Medal
Air CmdeAkhilesh Kumar Verma18063 AE(M)Award Date 26 Jan 2017Announced 26 Jan 2017
Details : Air Commodore Akhilesh Kumar Verma (18063) AE(M) was commissioned in the Indian Air Force as an engineer in the Aeronautical Engineering (Mechanical) branch on 09 Sep 1985. He is presently posted at Air HQ (RKP) as Principal Director Maintenance Inspection (PDMI) wef 01 Ju115. He is qualified on MiG 21 variants and has held appointments which include Joint Director in Weapon Cell and DASI at Air HQ as well as STO of a MiG 21 squadron and CEO of a front line fighter base. He has commanded Mechanical Training Institute (MTI) at Tambaram. He is an M Tech from liT Mumbai and has undergone staff courses at Defence Services Staff College & College of Air Warfare. The officer is an exceptional professional. As the Tech Fit Cdr, he spearheaded the recovery of MiG 21 with a broken nose oleo from the runway at night. As CEO, he was instrumental in the inhouse repair of a damaged Heron RPA wing & tail plane. At MTI, he introduced modern teaching techniques and training aids. At HQ CAC, as Command Engineering Coordinator, he executed the yearly aircraft stagger plan and ensured that the s-Maintenance Management System pilot project at 40 Wg rolled out on schedule. As Command Tettra Officer at HQ TC, he standardized TETTRA web pages and on-line evaluation models. His efforts led to allocation of a Su·30 and ALH to TETTRAs imparting realistic practical training. Long pending cases for initial Policy Page for HAWK and RPA TETTRAs were cleared. As PDMI, the officer has standardized qualitative and quantitative aspects of evaluation across BRDs, EDs Communication Units, TTls and TETTRAs. He ensured that Quality Audits of various fleets are objective oriented towards realization of IAFs operational goals. Important aspects regarding Maintenance Officers Categorisation Board such as AFO revision, standardization of ab-lnito training of AE officers at AFA and AFTC as well as relocation were expeditiously resolved. For distinguished service of a high order, Hon'ble President is pleased to award Vishisht Seva Medal to Air Commodore Akhilesh Kumar Verma.
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