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Group Captain Parshotam Lal Rishi

Service No & Branch 4555 AE(L)
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 07 Sep 1953 Course: 8 DEO Course
Service End: Retired on 30 Jun 1979
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Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 14 Dec 1954Wg Cdr : 01 Oct 1974Acting Gp Capt : 27 Oct 1977
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Awards and Decorations


Number of Awards: 1
 
Vishist Seva Medal
Wg CdrParshotam Lal Rishi4555 AE(L)Award Date 22 Jun 1972Announced 22 Jun 1972
Details :

Wing Commander Parshotam Lal Rishi was commissioned in the Aeronautical Engineering (Electronics) branch of the Indian Air Force in September, 1953. At the time of the outbreak of Indo-Pak hostilities in December, he was in Command of an Electronic Engineering and Installation Unit. During the Emergency, a large number of engineering tasks, urgent repairs and defect

rectification work were entrusted to him. He carried out these successfully.

Wing Commander Rishi was also entrusted with the task of preparing a Radar Station by removing radar damaged due to enemy air attacks. He completed the task within a record time of three days. His experience was utilized during the hostilities to enable all Major Radar Stations to be kept serviceable. A Signal Unit was attacked by enemy air attack on 4th December, 1971. He arranged the required parts from indigenous resources and brought the unit on the air within a record time of 12 hours.

Wing Commander Parshotam Lal Rishi displayed leadership, professional skill and devotion to duty is rendered distinguished service of a high order. He is awarded the Vishisht Seva Medal.

Unit : EE&IU
Reference : GoI19720622No85
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