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Group Captain Parthasarathi Ghana

Service No & Branch 23452 MED MR-7379

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Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 12 Sep 1995 Course:
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Flt Lt : 12 Sep 1995Wg Cdr : 12 Sep 2006Gp Capt : 01 Oct 2014
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Awards and Decorations


Number of Awards: 1
 
Vishist Seva Medal
Wg CdrParthasarathi Ghana23452 MEDAward Date 26 Jan 2015Announced 26 Jan 2015
Details : Wing Commander Parthasarathi Ghana (23452) was commissioned in the Indian Air Force in the Medical branch on 12 Sep 1995. He is currently posted as the Staff Surgeon to the Chief of the Air Staff since Aug 2009. He has done his Masters in Internal Medicine from Command Hospital, Air Force Bangalore and over the years has persistently endeavoured to add Significant value to the quality of medical support services being provided at various Air Force establishments where he has worked, For his exemplary professionalism and service mindedness, he has been commended by the Chief of the Air Staff in Jan 2011. Right from the initial years of service as a junior medical officer at Air Force Station Hasirnara, Wing Commander Ghana has always displayed exceptional commitment towards providing equitable and quality healthcare to our air warriors and their families. As the lone medical officer posted as the SMO at AF Station Dalhousie, his sound professional knowledge aided by his empathetic attitude was instrumental in providing life saving support in many serious cases which were constrained due to the prevalent inhospitable terrain and inclement weather. He was actively involved in rendering valuable medical advice to the trainees at the Jungle and Snow Survival School and also extended medical support to nearby Army units as well as Civilians thus earning immense goodwill for the Air Force. As a young medical specialist at No. 4 Air Force Hospital, he single handedly took up the project of upgrading the existing medical facilities including establishment of sustainable infrastructure at the medicine department, an Intensive Care Unit for treating critical cases and also initiated the process of establishing non-evasive cardiology facilities. His proactive initiatives directly resulted in a substantial enhancement in patient trust and drastically reduced the patient transfer cases to CH Kolkata. This resulted in saving of valuable man-hours and enhancing the morale of air warriors. He was also actively involved in working out the medical support plans during international bilateral exercises with US Air Force, French Air Force and Royal Singapore Air Force during which. During his tenure at No. 6 Air Force Hospital, he was instrumental in streamlining the procedures regarding processing of long pending ECHS cases which brought widespread relief to a large cross section of empaneled veterans. His untiring efforts towards ensuring quality medical care laced with humane touch were highly appreciated and this also contributed towards No. 6 Air Force Hospital being declared as the "Best Functioning Air Force Hospital" by DGMS (Air). As the Staff Surgeon to the CAS. Wing Commander Ghana has added immense value to this important office by his professional diligence, exemplary humility and a strong sense of selfless service. During this tenure, besides other value additions, he has upgraded non-invasive cardiology facilities which have greatly benefited the Senior Veterans, which also includes the Marshal of the Air Force and retired Chiefs of the Air Staff, who consult him frequently for medical care and advice. He has also pro-actively involved himself with the upgradation of medical infrastructure at SMC, AF Stn New Delhi and has rendered timely medical interventions instrumental in saving precious lives. Wing Commander Ghana is a highly dedicated professional who remains selflessly and steadfastly committed towards administering quality medical care to the air warriors and their families. His vision, fortitude and an exemplary pro-active mindset have always propelled him to persistently work towards improving the medical health care standards in the Indian Air Force and his commitment to this noble cause is indeed outstanding and praiseworthy. For distinguished service of high order, Hon'ble President is pleased to award Vishisht Seva Medal to Wing Commander Parthasarathi Ghana.
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