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Air Commodore Prakash Chandra Thakur

Service No & Branch 5497 ADM
Date of Birth: Commissioned: 17 Mar 1958 Course: 1 Ex NDA ADM Course
Service End: Retired on 31 Oct 1992 Died on 25 Jan 2008
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 01 Oct 1979Acting Gp Capt : 16 Jan 1984Gp Capt : 19 Oct 1984Air Cmde : 01 Nov 1990
Training and Other Courses Attended
13 NDA (Cadet) - 01 Dec 1956
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

01 Nov 1990 - 03 Jun 1992Air CmdeAir Force Administrative CollegeCoimbatore Commandant
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vishist Seva Medal
Gp CaptPrakash Chandra Thakur5497 ADMAward Date 26 Jan 1990Announced 26 Jan 1990
Details :

Group Captain Prakash Chandra Thakur was commissioned in the Indian Air Force in March, 1958. During his service of over 31 years, he has held several key appointments at operational wings as well as Air Headquarters. Gp Capt Thakur had also held the post of Officer Commanding, Air Force Liaison Team at Paro in Bhutan during 1969-71 where he exhibited outstanding organizing ability. Presently, he is the Joint Director Organisation (Ceremonials) at Air Headquarters.

As Joint Director (Ceremonials), he has displayed high degree of involvement, foresight and detailed planning due to which every ceremonial commitment undertaken by the IAF was executed with precision and dignity enhancing the image of the Air Force. He successfully accomplished the priority job of bringing about improvements in uniform of Air Force personnel.

For distinguished service of a high order, the President is pleased to award Vishisht Seva Medal to Group Captain Prakash Chandra Thakur.

Unit : AHQ
Reference : GoI19900126
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