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Group Captain Ramesh Krishnarao Nagarkatti

Service No & Branch 4012 F(N)

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Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 12 Jan 1951 Course: 2 NAV Course
Service End: Retired on 31 Aug 1977 Superannuated Nick Name : Nagar
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 12 Jan 1952Sqn Ldr : 12 Jan 1962Wg Cdr : 01 Oct 1967Acting Gp Capt : 21 Aug 1972
Training and Other Courses Attended
21 DSSC (Sqn Ldr) - 14 Jul 1966
Badges Qualified
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

01 Aug 1955 - Flt LtNo.10 SquadronPalam Squadron Navigator
17 May 1970 - 13 Aug 1972Wg CdrNavigation and Signals SchoolBegumpet Commanding Officer
21 Aug 1972 - 25 Jul 1975Gp Capt1 Air Force Selection BoardDehradun President
04 Aug 1975 - 30 Apr 1977Gp Capt511 Signal UnitDinjan Commanding Officer
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vayu Sena Medal
Wg CdrRamesh Krishnarao Nagarkatti4012 F(N)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1972
Details :

Wing Commander Ramesh Krishnarao Na garkatti took over command of Navigation and Signals School in May, 1970. With his resou rcefulness and effective management, he was able to overcome many difficulties confronting the unit. As a result, he achieved the completion of all the courses on schedule with good results. His constant exhortation and personal example let to the upgrading of the transport categories of pilots, navigators, signallers and the instructional categories of qualified navigational instructors. He has flown over 4,500 hours, of which nearly 1,300 are by night. It was largely due to his untiring efforts and personal supervision as a Commander as well as a highly skilled navigator, that the Navigation and Signals School had a perfect flight safety record during 1970.

Unit : NSS
Reference : Gazette of India dated 12th May 1973 - No.28 - Pres/73 dated 26th January 1972
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