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Air Vice Marshal Jayant Haribhau Gajendra Gadkar

Service No & Branch 6602 ADM
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 23 Jun 1962 Course: 23 GDOC Course
Service End: Retired on 31 Mar 1996 Superannuated
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 13 May 1983Gp Capt : 01 Jun 1987Acting Air Cmde : 02 Apr 1993Air Cmde : 02 Apr 1993
AVM : 20 Dec 1994
Training and Other Courses Attended
21 LDMC (Gp Capt) - 31 Mar 1991
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

01 Apr 1993 - 31 Jul 1994Air CmdeSouthern Air CommandTrivandrum Senior Officer-in-charge Administration
01 Aug 1994 - AVMAir Head QuartersDelhi Director, Personnel Airmen & Civ
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Ati Vishist Seva Medal
AVMJayant Haribhau Gajendra Gadkar6602 ADMAward Date 26 Jan 1996Announced 26 Jan 1996
Details :

Air Vice Marshal JHG Gadkar Adm was commissioned in the Administrative branch in Jun 62. He has held a variety of important field and staff appointments which include Command Works Officer of Western Air Command, Chief Administrative Officer of a major flying wing and Officer incharge Drafting Wing at Air Force Record Office. In 1993-94, he was posted as Senior Officerin­Charge Administration of Southern Air Command and was responsible for planning and layout of entire Command Headquarter Complex at Trivendrum. He ensured that all the essential requirements of the Command Complex were provisioned. This could be achieved only because of his personal involvement and liaison with State and Civil authorities as it involved acquisition of land, for integrated development of the only IAF complex in the State of Kerala.

The Air Officer was appointed as Director of Personnel (Airmen) at Air HQ in Aug 94. Within a short time he rationalised the manning levels of Airmen and Non Combatants (Enrolled) at all Air Force units. He was instrumental in reviewing and streamlining the policies on personnel in order to enhance the operational efficiency of the units. His deep involvement has resulted in speedy finalisation of non-effective benefits to the retired personnel. He also streamlined the civilian cadre management leading to greater work efficiency.

Air Vice Marshal Jayant Haribhau Gajenpra Gadkar has, thus, rendered distinguished service of an exceptional order.

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Reference : GoI19960126
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