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Group Captain Perungavur Balasubramaniam Harikrishnan

Service No & Branch 6226 AE(M) (Orig: ENG)
Date of Birth: 30 Jan 1939 Commissioned: 01 Jun 1961 Course: 18 DEO Course
Service End: Retired on 29 Feb 1988 Voluntary Retirement Died on 06 May 2020 (81 Years age)
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Flt Lt : 06 Sep 1966Wg Cdr : 06 Nov 1980
Training and Other Courses Attended
34 DSSC (Wg Cdr) - 25 Nov 1978
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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.

Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vishist Seva Medal
Sqn LdrPerungavur Balasubramaniam Harikrishnan6226 TECHAward Date 26 Jan 1971Announced 26 Jan 1971
Details :

Squadron Leader Perungavur Balasubramaniam Harikishnan Technical/Engineering (6226) was commissioned in the Indian Air Force in July 1961. He has held many important Engineering posts both in operational units and in the staff at Command Headquarters.

In his recent assignment as the Officer incharge Aircraft Repair Section at a Base Repair Dept, Squadron Leader Harikishnan has displayed inspiring leadership, drive and extreme devotion to duty. In a year's time, his section completed 57 major inspections and two Cat 'B' repairs on seven different types of aircraft. In effecting this high rate of production, he had to overcome a large number of seemingly insurmountable problems.

Squadron Leader Harikishnan has also been responsible for the setting up of a servicing line for a new type of aircraft. Besides, using a great deal of initiative and technical ingenuity, he has completed major servicing of a large number of these aircraft despite non-availability of certain ground equipment and shortage of spares.

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Reference : GoI19710126
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