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Air Vice Marshal Shivkumar Srinivasan

Service No & Branch 19520 F(P) Stream :Transport
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 11 Jun 1988 Course: 141 Course
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Promotions Gazetted
Sqn Ldr : 11 Jun 1993Acting Wg Cdr : 30 Sep 2004Wg Cdr : 18 Oct 2004Gp Capt : 01 Apr 2010
Air Cmde : 05 Mar 2016AVM : 31 Aug 2021
Training and Other Courses Attended
72 NDA (Cadet) - 01 Jun 198757 NDC (Air Cmde) - 01 Dec 2017
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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 Jan 2000 - 01 Jan 2002Sqn LdrFlying Instructors SchoolTambaram Flying Instructor
18 Nov 2009 - 22 Jun 2011Gp CaptNo.48 SquadronChandigarh Commanding Officer
- 25 Dec 2016Air Cmde4 WingAgra Air Officer Commanding
- Air CmdeWestern Air CommandDelhi Air-II
01 Nov 2017 - No.48 Squadron Commodore Commandant
26 Dec 2017 - 04 Aug 2019Air Cmde12 WingChandigarh Air Officer Commanding
01 Dec 2021 - 25 Jun 2023AVMAir Head QuartersDelhi Assistant Chief of Air Staff, Ops (Transport & Helicopters)
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 2
Vishist Seva Medal
Gp CaptShivkumar Srinivasan19520 F(P)Award Date 26 Jan 2014Announced 26 Jan 2014
Details : Group Captain Shivkumar Srinivasan (19520) was commissioned in the Indian Air Force as a Transport pilot in the flying branch on 11 Jun 88. He is an AN-32 and IL-76 pilot with over 5700 flying hrs to credit. He is a Cat 'A Qualified Flying Instructor (QF1), alumnus of the Defence Services Staff College and Army War College. Other than operational and instructional assignments, he has served as Airport Manager of United Nations Airfield Services Unit. Joint Director (Personnel) at Air Headquarters and commanded a frontline AN-32 squadron. He is Director Operations (Transport) since 08 Apr 12. Gp Capt S Srinivasan operationalised IAF's first ever Airfield Services Unit at UN Mission DR Congo in Sep 04. Under his supervision, the unit efficiently handled 3600 air moves, 33.000 passengers and 13,000 tons of cargo during the one year deputation period. As Joint Director (Personnel) at Air Headquarters. he ushered in contemporary Human Resource endeavours. Significant to mention are HR initiatives for the Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) fleet and induction of young aircrew and lady pilots into advanced transport aircraft fleet. As Commanding Officer of an AN-32 Squadron, he was instrumental in effecting the first ever sustained summer landing operations to Daulet Beg Oldie Advanced Landing Ground (DBO ALG). Under his command, the Squadron air landed the highest ever load quantum at the ALG. He personally trained and operationalised seven sets of aircrew for operations to the ALG. AN-32 disaster relief operations in the aftermath of the 2010 mudslide at Leh were spearheaded by him. The unit was awarded the 'Best Transport Unit' and CAS Unit Citation for 2010 for exemplary all round performance. As Director Operations (Transport), the officer formulated Operational Air Mobilisation Plans (DAMP) for the Indian Army and 1AF IAF's plan was successfully validated during Ex Livewire in Mar 13. He implemented rationalization processes for the transport fleet which resulted in better utilization and availability of assets. He was involved in the operationalisation process of the newly inducted C-130J fleet. For distinguished service of high order, Hon'ble President is pleased to award Vishisht Seva Medal to Group Captain Shivkumar Srinivasan.
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Ati Vishist Seva Medal
Air CmdeShivkumar Srinivasan19520 F(P)Award Date 26 Jan 2017Announced 26 Jan 2017
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