Number Name Branch Died in Service? Picture?

Air Vice Marshal Ashok Saini

Service No & Branch 19259 ACCTS
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 19 Dec 1987 Course: 81 GDOC Course
Service End:
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Flt Lt : 19 Dec 1992Wg Cdr : 16 Dec 2004Gp Capt : 01 Apr 2012Air Cmde : 01 Aug 2019
AVM : 01 Sep 2021
Training and Other Courses Attended
9 HDMC (Gp Capt) - 31 Mar 2014
Google the Bharat Rakshak Website for : "A Saini"

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

- AVMAir Head QuartersDelhi Assistant Chief of Air Staff, Accounts & Air Veterans
Incomplete Information? Additions? Corrections? Please download Template File and follow instructions.

Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vishist Seva Medal
Gp CaptAshok Saini19259 ACCTAward Date 26 Jan 2017Announced 26 Jan 2017
Details : Group Captain Ashok Saini (19259) was commissioned in the Indian Air Force in Accounts Branch on 19 Dec 87. Presently, the Officer is on the posted strength of Air HQ and functioning as Director, Air Force Pay Commission Cell (AFPCC). The Officer possesses a fine understanding of complex Pay I Pension matters and has analytical approach. For his in-depth knowledge on pay and Pension matters and pro-active approach to seek correct solutions, he was handpicked as Director, AFPCC from Dte of Air Veterans (DAV). He has exhibited strong personal commitment to achieve tasks of Air Force Pay Commission Cell. The Officer has exhibited thorough professionalism in Primary and Secondary duties during his stint at various prominent bases. Due to his sustained performance and positive attitude, the Officer was nominated for tenure with UN Peace Keeping Forces at Goma, DRC during 2007-08. He has also been detailed on coveted appointment of Chief Instructor (Accts) at AFA and subsequently, for the prestigious Higher Defence Management Course during 2013-14. The Officer has been awarded with AOC-in- C and Chief of Air staff Commendations. The Officer during his last appointment at DAV immensely contributed in bridging the information gap that existed with Veterans to ensure speedy settlement of cases. He was instrumental in conduct of Air Veteran rallies at Delhi and Chandigarh, followed by launch of a toll-free number and a user-friendly website of DAV, which was appreciated by Veteran fraternity and higher echelons. His active participation ensured that DAV bi-annual magazine "From the Tarmac" was made more informative and user-friendly. At AFPCC, the Officer has been actively involved in steering the One Rank One Pension issue. He played a pivotal role with regard to vexing issues of pay parity of Defence personnel with civilian counterparts and proposed the concept of Common Pay Matrix, to bridge the pay and status disparities. He has been instrumental in processing cases of Non-Functional Up-gradation and Trade Rationalisation etc. to name a few. The Officer's capacity to undertake sustained research and produce qualitative analysis speaks volume of his caliber and professionalism. For his distinguished service of high order, Hon'ble President is pleased to award Vishisht Seva Medal to Group Captain Ashok Saini.
Unit :
Reference : Air Force Day Booklet
The data in the header section of this page comes from the Gazette of India - Click here to see the source
Note: All the data available here is publicly available in the Gazette of India, published by the Indian Government, or from public domain sources, press releases about Awards and Right-To-Information (RTI) Requests. Additionally data shared by veterans is added to the page with permission. No data with respect to serving officers below the rank of AVM is displayed. Information in Gazette of India and Award citations and photographs as released by the Indian Air Force are the only details displayed.