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Group Captain Nittript Lal Badhwar

Service No & Branch 3955 F(P) (Orig: GD(P)) Stream :Transport
Date of Birth: 27 Aug 1929 Commissioned: 14 Oct 1950 Course: 53 Course
Service End: Retired on 01 Nov 1973 Voluntary Retirement Died on 09 Jan 2016 (87 Years age) Nick Name :
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Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 14 Oct 1951Flt Lt : 14 Oct 1955Sqn Ldr : 14 Oct 1961Wg Cdr : 01 Oct 1967
Acting Gp Capt : 04 Jan 1971
Training and Other Courses Attended
17 DSSC (Sqn Ldr) - 30 Nov 1963
Badges Qualified
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

01 Oct 1953 - 03 Aug 1958Flt LtAirHQ Communications SquadronPalam Squadron Pilot
04 Aug 1958 - 16 Feb 1961Flt LtAir Head QuartersDelhi 
01 Dec 1965 - 09 Jan 1967Wg CdrNo.25 SquadronChandigarh Commanding Officer
- Gp CaptEmbassy of India, PakistanIslamabad Air Advisor
01 Jan 1971 - 18 Oct 1973Gp CaptAir Head QuartersDelhi Director, Organisation
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Ati Vishist Seva Medal
Gp CaptNittript Lal Badhwar3955 GD(P)Award Date 26 Jan 1970Announced 26 Jan 1970
Details :

Group Captain Nittript Lal Badhwar was commissioned in the Indian Air Force in 1950. He has held various staff and command appointments with distinction. He attended the Defence Services Staff College Course in 1963. He commanded a heavy transport squadron with distinction and in that capacity was largely responsible for establishing suitable procedures for the operation of such aircraft over high mountain ranges. He has served as Air Adviser to the High Commissioner of India in Pakistan. In this assignment, he rendered distinguished service as Air Adviser to the High Commission, he rendered distinguished service of an exceptional order in that he helped the Indian Air Force to sort out a number of problems.

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Reference : GoI19700126
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