Number Name Branch Died in Service? Picture?

Air Vice Marshal Agia Kar Singh Bakshi

Service No & Branch 2013 ADM (Orig: A&SD)
Date of Birth: 15 Nov 1921 Commissioned: 10 Oct 1942 Course:
Service End: Retired on 30 Nov 1976 Superannuated Died on 05 Dec 2010 (89 Years age) Nick Name :
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 10 Oct 1943Flt Lt : 10 Oct 1948Sqn Ldr : 10 Oct 1955Wg Cdr : 01 Apr 1964
Acting Gp Capt : 27 Dec 1966Gp Capt : 01 Oct 1968Acting Air Cmde : 29 Mar 1971Air Cmde : 01 Apr 1972
Acting AVM : 09 Jan 1973
Training and Other Courses Attended
13 DSSC (Sqn Ldr) - 20 Aug 1960
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

01 Feb 1946 - Fg OffrRAF Station KohatKohat Admin Fm AirHQ
- 01 Dec 1951Flt LtSATCShawbury, UK Advanced Air Traffic Cont
- 19 Aug 1956Sqn Ldr1 Base Repair DepotKanpur 
20 Aug 1956 - 05 Jan 1958Sqn LdrAir Head QuartersDelhi Assistant Director, Air Traffic Control
06 Jan 1958 - 01 Jun 1961Sqn LdrIndian Air Force Selection BoardDehradun Dy President
01 Jul 1961 - 31 Dec 1965Wg CdrMoDDelhi Dte of Psychological Rese
27 Dec 1966 - 25 Jun 1969Gp CaptTraining CommandBangalore Senior Officer-in-charge Administration
26 Jun 1969 - 26 Mar 1971Gp CaptAir Force Administrative CollegeCoimbatore Commandant
01 Dec 1971 - 01 Dec 1973Air CmdeAir Head QuartersDelhi Director, Personnel Airmen & Civ
01 Dec 1973 - 30 Nov 1976AVMWestern Air CommandDelhi Senior Officer-in-charge Administration
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Ati Vishist Seva Medal
Gp CaptAgia Kar Singh Bakshi2013 A&SDAward Date 26 Jan 1970Announced 26 Jan 1970
Details :

Group Captain Agia Kar Singh Bakshi joined the Indian Air Force in 1942. He has held a variety of appointments where he has performed his duties very creditably. He saw active service during World War II. He attended the Administrative Course and Air Traffic Control Course. He also attended Joint Air Traffic Officer (Advanced) Course in the United Kingdom. In 1966, as Senior Officer 1/c Administration, Headquarters Training Command Group, he rendered commendable service. He took keen interest in the welfare of all personnel in the matter of accommodation, messing, sports and other facilities. He displayed professional skill in planning the shifting of a Transport Training Wing, Navigation and Signals School and an Air Force Hospital to their new locations without interruption in their training and other commitments. He has recently taken over the command of the Air Force Administrative College.

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Reference : GoI19700126
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