|Service No & Branch||2808 EDN|
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|Date of Birth: 16 Apr 1920||Commissioned: 11 Jan 1944||Course:|
|Service End:||Retired on 30 Apr 1975|
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|16 Oct 1963 - 22 Dec 1969||Wg Cdr||Sainik School Bijapur||Bijapur||Principal|
|16 Nov 1972 - 30 Apr 1975||Air Cmde||Air Head Quarters||Delhi||Director, Education|
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|Ati Vishist Seva Medal|
|Gp Capt||Karan Dev Singh||2808 EDN||Award Date 26 Jan 1972||Announced 26 Jan 1972|
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Group Captain Karan Dev Singh (2808) was commissioned in the Education Branch of the Indian Air Force in January, 1944. During his long career, he has held a variety of important appointments, including that of Command Education Officer at an Operational Command Headquarters.
After graduating from the Defence Services Staff College and serving at an operational unit, he was posted as Assistant Director, Flight Safety at Air Headquarters. In this capacity, he was responsible for starting the publication of two very popular and instructive Flight Safety periodicals, namely Ã¢â‚¬Å“Flight Guardian" and Ã¢â‚¬Å“Flight Safety Officers' News Letter". These publications have made a significant contribution towards Flight Safety in the IAF.
In 1963, Group Captain Singh was selected for appointment as the Principal of the Sainik School, Bijapur (Mysore State). He held this appointment with distinction for six year, bringing credit to the Indian Air Force. He toiled ceaselessly with dedication and initiative to set the school on a sound footing and earned the appreciation of the Mysore State Administration.
Group Captain Karan Dev Singh has thus rendered distinguished service of an exceptional order.
|Reference : GoI19720126|