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Air Vice Marshal Surinder Mohan Mayor

Service No & Branch 5502 ADM

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Date of Birth: 13 Apr 1938 Commissioned: 17 Mar 1958 Course: 1 Ex NDA ADM Course
Service End: Retired on 30 Sep 1994 Superannuated Died on 12 May 2021 (83 Years age)
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 01 Oct 1976Acting Gp Capt : 02 Sep 1985Gp Capt : 26 Jul 1982Acting Air Cmde : 06 Jan 1987
Air Cmde : 01 May 1986AVM : 01 Dec 1989
Training and Other Courses Attended
13 NDA (Cadet) - 01 Dec 195629 NDC (Air Cmde) - 01 Dec 1989
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Notes:1)Branch is at retirement and may not match with branch at Commission 2)Notional seniority is reflected in dates of substantive rank.

Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

05 Jul 1976 - 26 Nov 1979Wg CdrAFS New DelhiRace Course Chief Administration Officer
- 01 Dec 1988Air CmdeSouthern Air CommandTrivandrum Senior Officer-in-charge Administration
01 Jan 1987 - Air CmdeEastern Air CommandShillong Chief Personnel Staff Officer
- AVMAir Head QuartersDelhi Director, Personnel Airmen & Civ
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Ati Vishist Seva Medal
AVMSurinder Mohan Mayor5502 ADMAward Date 26 Jan 1993Announced 26 Jan 1993
Details :

Air Vice Marshal Surinder Mohan Mayor was commissioned in the Administrative Branch of Air Force in 1958. He has been a pioneer in the field of successfully carrying out trial jumps from different types of aircraft with indigenous parachuting equipment.

In 1987-88, during Sri Lankan operations, he was posted as Senior Officer-in-Charge Administration, Southern Air Command and was actively involved in setting up four Air bases on foreign land from where extensive Heliborne Operations were launched against the LTTE.

During his tenure as Director of Personnel (Airmen) at Air Headquarters, he has been instrumental in introducing new appraisal system in respect of airmen. He also reviewed and streamlined the policies pertaining to recruitment, postings, selection of personnel for various courses in order, to enhance the operational efficiency of the Air Force.

As Chairman of the Air Force Sports Control Board, he has been able to improve the overall performance of the Air Force in all the disciplines of sports.

As President of the Services Sports Control Board, he is very keenly involved in all sports activities and a record number of personnel from the services participated in the recently held Barcelona Olympics. In recognition of his deep involvement in sports and organising abilities, he was selected by the Indian Olympics Association as the Deputy ChiefdeƂĀ­Mission of the Indian contingent which participated in Barcelona Olympics.

Air Vice Marshal Surinder Mohan Mayor has, thus, rendered distinguished service of an exceptional order.

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Reference : GoI19930126
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