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Air Vice Marshal Narinder Taneja

Service No & Branch 18187 MED MR-5329
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 26 Dec 1985 Course:
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Sqn Ldr : 03 Dec 1991Wg Cdr : 14 Jan 2000Gp Capt : 01 Jul 2008Acting Air Cmde : 01 Feb 2015
Air Cmde : 08 Jan 2015Acting AVM : 03 Aug 2020AVM : 01 Mar 2020
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

- Air CmdeInstitution of Aviation MedicineBangalore Commandant
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vishist Seva Medal
Air CmdeNarinder Taneja18187 MEDAward Date 26 Jan 2016Announced 26 Jan 2016
Details : Air Commodore Narinder Taneja (18187) was commissioned in the Indian Air Force in medical branch on 26 Dec 85 and is presently the Principal Director Medical Services (Specialist). He has been a path-breaking aerospace medicine specialist and an Advisor to whom juniors and colleagues look up to for a balanced opinion. He has received the Joseph Haley Award in 2.003for his published research on injuries in aircraft accidents, the DGAFMS & Colonel Commandant Award twice for his research on musculoskeletal disabilities and ejection experiences of aircrew and the Om Satya Mehra Award for analysis of injuries during para-trooping. He is trained on Human Factors in the US and is now widely recognized as the Human Factors expert in the IAF. He introduced the tenets of Human Factors Analysis and Classification System in the IAF, which now forms the mainstay of aircraft accident investigation. He implemented the Air Force Patient Safety Programme in 2012 and developed the Air Force Patient Safety Reporting System. He has been key to retrieval of personnel in low medical category and recovered aircrew with diseases like Diabetes, Alpha Thalassemia, Leukemia, Hip replacement, Rheumatoid Arthritis and Hypertension in fighter aircrew back to the cockpit. He also developed the hugely successful policy of upgrading aircrew in the field with significant financial savings to the exchequer. The Family Sick Report by Appointment and Single Day Single Visit Annual Medical Examination, conceptualized and implemented by him are saving thousands of man-hours for the organization every day. The lAF Family Health Program, Swasth Sangini, has enabled early detection and treatment of disease among the Sanginis. For distinguished service of a high order, Hon'ble President is pleased to award Vishisht Seva Medal to Air Commodore Narinder Taneja.
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