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Air Commodore Ajai Kumar Singh

Service No & Branch 6336 F(P) Stream :Fighters
Date of Birth: 02 Feb 1940 Commissioned: 19 Dec 1961 Course: 80 Course
Service End: Retired on 30 Jun 1990 Voluntary Retirement Died on 15 Dec 2009 (69 Years age)
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 01 Jan 1980Acting Gp Capt : 06 Feb 1984Gp Capt : 19 Oct 1984Air Cmde : 01 Sep 1988
Training and Other Courses Attended
18 NDA (Cadet) - 01 Jun 1960
Badges Qualified
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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

16 Aug 1977 - 01 Jul 1979Wg CdrNo.20 SquadronHindon Commanding Officer
10 May 1982 - 06 Nov 1983Wg Cdr8 Forward Base Support UnitAwantipur Station Commander
07 Nov 1983 - 14 Oct 1985Gp Capt8 Forward Base Support UnitAwantipur Station Commander
04 Jan 1988 - 11 Jul 1989Air Cmde1 WingSrinagar Air Officer Commanding
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vayu Sena Medal
Sqn LdrAjai Kumar Singh6336 F(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1978
Details :

Squadron Leader Ajai Kumar Singh was commissioned in the Indian Air Force in 1961. He qualified as flying instructor in 1965 and carried out this onerous task with distinction. Because of his flying skill and professional knowledge he was appointed Station Instrument Rating Instructor in 1966. He distinguished himself in his instructional tenure by qualifying for 'A' category in 1967. He subsequently served with distinction on the staff of Flying Instructors' School and at an operational aircraft conversion unit. He has to his credit a record of 3,500 hours of accident-free flying hours. On completion of his Defence Services Staff College Course with distinction, he was selected for assignment in the Directorate of Air Staff Requirements at Air Headquarters. During the tenure, he was called upon to prepare Air Staff requirements for combat aircraft and major systems and carry out subjective analysis and assessment of contemporary weapon system being considered for induction in the Indian Air Force. In addition, he was assigned special concept ional time-bound tasks, which were successfully accomplished by him. He also maintained tactful and effective liaison with various agencies in the Research and Development Organisation and the Aircraft Industry which has helped the Air Force in finalizing major acquisitions and indigenous schemes.

Squadron Leader Ajai Kumar Singh has thus displayed professional competence, diligence and devotion to duty of an exceptional order.

Unit : AHQ
Reference : Gazette of India dated 22nd December 1979 - No.67- Pres/79 dated 26th January 1978
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