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Wing Commander Vijayalakshmi Thirupunathura Narayana Iyer

Service No & Branch 4971 MED MR-3056
Date of Birth: 27 Feb 1924 Commissioned: 02 Aug 1955 Course:
Service End: Retired on 28 Feb 1979 Died on 18 Oct 2020 (96 Years age)
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Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Flt Lt : 20 Mar 1953Wg Cdr : 22 Aug 1972
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vishist Seva Medal
Wg CdrVijayalakshmi Thirupunathura Narayana Iyer4971 MEDAward Date 26 Jan 1977Announced 26 Jan 1977
Details :

Wing Commander (Mrs.) Vijay Lakshmi Ramanan (4971) was commissioned in the Army Medical Corps on 22nd August, 1955 and was seconded to the Air Force with effect from the same day.

Since 1956 to date she has served as a Gynecologist in almost all the Air Force Hospitals. She was posted to Air Force Hospital, Bangalore with effect from 1st May, 1968 as Senior Gynecologist and Obstetrician in the Family Wing of the hospital. Families Wing of the Air Force Hospital Bangalore is very heavily worked section of the hospital. More often than not Wing Commander (Mrs.) Ramanan has looked after this section single handed as a gynecologist. She has acquired commendable degree of skill and has handled the work of this section most admirably. To achieve this she has been on call every night and every holiday and Sundays without caring for personal comforts.

She has taken special interest in family planning work and guided the lady doctors of the defence installation in Bangalore to accelerate the pace of the task in hand. She has set apart special period weekly for undertaking sterilization thus achieving the figures far beyond the targets.

For he single minded devotion to duty and organizing medical services for ladies and children of the defence services personnel attending Air Force Hospital, Bangalore, Wing Commander (Mrs.) Vijay Lakshmi Ramanan is awarded Vishisht Seva Medal.

Unit : CAFH
Reference : GoI19770126
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