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Air Commodore Kanwar Krishan Bali

Service No & Branch 3816 AE(L) (Orig: ELECT)
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 16 Jan 1950 Course: 2 DEO Course
Service End: Retired on 31 Aug 1980 Superannuated
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 16 Jan 1951Flt Lt : 16 Jan 1955Sqn Ldr : 16 Jan 1962Wg Cdr : 01 Oct 1968
Gp Capt : 01 Oct 1974Acting Air Cmde : 14 Feb 1976Air Cmde : 01 Oct 1977
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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 Jul 1974 - 01 Feb 1976Gp Capt7 Base Repair DepotTughlakabad Commanding Officer
24 May 1978 - 31 Aug 1980Air CmdeAFS ChakeriKanpur Air Officer Commanding
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Ati Vishist Seva Medal
Gp CaptKanwar Krishan Bali3816 AELAward Date 26 Jan 1975Announced 26 Jan 1975
Details :

Group Captain Kanwar Krishan Ball was commissioned in the Aeronautical Engineering (Electronics) Branch of the Indian Air Force in January, 1950. He has held a number of important appointments at units, Western Air Command and Air Headquarters and has acquitted himself creditably. He served as the Commanding Officer of a major Base Repair Depot from October, 1971 to June, 1974. During this period, he introduced various modern management concepts which have brought about marked improvement in production. A number of major development programmes, like installation of Dacca Doppler Navigational System, Radio Altimeter for aircraft, and AVSM 1975 production of Antenna Lifting Jacks, Compressor Test Rig and High Voltage Rectifiers for Radar have been successfully completed or progressed. Under his guidance, the Depot also embarked upon the project concerning Material Identification Classification and Inventory Reduction. Commendable results have also been achieved in the field of market research and indigenous substitution of signals spares and components. By his exceptional devotion to duty, sound professional ability and leadership, Group Captain Kanwar Krishan Bali has achieved outstanding results in production which have increase the operational potential of the units.

Group Captain Kanwar Krishan Bali has thus rendered distinguished service an exceptional order.

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Reference : GoI19750126
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