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Air Marshal Parduman Kumar Jain

Service No & Branch 4366 ADM (Orig: A&SD)
Date of Birth: 04 Jan 1933 Commissioned: 20 Oct 1952 Course:
Service End: Retired on 31 Jan 1991 Superannuated Died on 21 Jun 2013 (80 Years age) Nick Name :
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 20 Oct 1954Flt Lt : 20 Oct 1958Sqn Ldr : 20 Oct 1965Wg Cdr : 01 Apr 1974
Acting Gp Capt : 24 Oct 1980Gp Capt : 24 Oct 1980Acting Air Cmde : 05 Jan 1983Air Cmde : 05 Jan 1983
AVM : 19 Oct 1984
Training and Other Courses Attended
6 LDMC (Wg Cdr) - 30 Jun 1976
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

15 Jun 1971 - 01 Apr 1973Sqn LdrAir Traffic Control Officers Training EstablishmentDundigal Chief Instructor
- 01 Dec 1968Wg Cdr28 WingHindan (Ghaziabad) ATCO
- AVMSouth Western Air CommandJodhpur Senior Officer-in-charge Administration
- 27 Jan 1988AVMAir Head QuartersDelhi Director, Works
28 Jan 1988 - 31 Jan 1991Air MarshalPSO: Administration, Air HQDelhi Air Officer-in-Charge Administration
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 2
Vishist Seva Medal
Sqn LdrParduman Kumar Jain4366 ADMAward Date 26 Jan 1969Announced 26 Jan 1969
Details :

Squadron Leader Parduman Kumar Jain, the Senior Air Traffic Control Officer at one of the Air Force Wings, has discharged his responsibilities with exceptional resourcefulness and outstanding devotion to duty. He has been a pioneer in the establishment of the Ground Control Approach system and other Radio/Radar Communications which are so vital to the safety of aircraft operating in the Kashmir valley. Despite tremendous shortcomings, extremely inclement weather conditions and various other privations, he has stood up to all such difficulties without regard to his personal comfort or rest. By his personal example and determination to fulfill the tasks allotted to him, he has proved himself to be an outstanding Air Traffic Operations Officer.

This officer even as early in 1962, during his tenure in operational area has displayed the same quality of setting an excellent example to others and also devotion to duty under trying circumstances. The efforts and work of Sqn. Ldr. Jain have repeatedly been recognised by Civil and other Governmental agencies. For example Indian Airlines Corporation have expressed in writing their appreciations for his outstanding work.

Squadron Leader Parduman Kumar Jain is an officer who has consistently maintained an exceptionally high standard in his work in the interest of the Service.

Unit : 28 Wing
Reference : GoI19690126
Param Vishist Seva Medal
Air MarshalParduman Kumar Jain4366 ADMAward Date 26 Jan 1991Announced 26 Jan 1991
Details :

Air Marshal Praduman Kumar Jain was commissioned in the Indian Air Force, in 1952. During his long and meritorious career of 38 years, he has held a variety of prestigious appointments with great distinction.

At the initial stages of his career as a Controller of the Air Traffic Control, he displayed high proficiency, innovation and resourcefulness in his profession.

The professional standards set by him are even now used as yardsticks. He was instrumental in conceiving and establishing the only Air Traffic School in the Indian Air Force.

The Air Officer has served as the Chief Administrative Officer at two major bases. With his professional approach and direction, he brought about vast improvements in the administrative infrastructure and services which substantially enhanced the functional and operational efficiency of these bases.

As Air Officer incharge Administration he shouldered the responsibility of guiding the entire spectrum of administrative activities in the IAF. While discharging this onerous duty with his usual zeal and professionalism he has shown the initiative approach and courage to rise above traditional methods and normally accepted considerations after failure of the MES to provide qualitative runway repairs which critically affect Air Force Operations.

As President of the Services Sports Control Board, he demonstrated keen interest in promoting adventure and sports activities which help immensely in developing spiritde-corps and dynamic character among the personnel of the Armed Forces.

Air Marshal Praduman Kumar Jain, VSM has, thus, rendered distinguished service of most exceptional order.

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Reference : GoI19910126
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