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Air Commodore Surinder Mohan Nagpal

Service No & Branch 7317 AE(M) (Orig: ENG)
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 15 Apr 1963 Course: 23 DEO Course
Service End: Retired on 30 Jun 1995 Nick Name :
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Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 26 Mar 1964Wg Cdr : 02 Aug 1983Gp Capt : 01 Jan 1987Air Cmde : 21 Jun 1994
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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
Gp CaptSurinder Mohan Nagpal7317 AE(M)Award Date 26 Jan 1990Announced 26 Jan 1990
Details :

Group Captain Surinder Mohan Nagpal is held on the posted strength of a vital Base Repair Depot since 02 Mar 87. On 15 Apr 88, he was given the charge of the Engine Overhauling Branch of the Depot. During this period, he has been directly responsible for the production of TV2-117A and AI-20 series aeroengines at the Depot.

In Aug 89 due to involvement of Mi-8 fleet in operation 'Pawan', there was further increase in the demand for TV2-117A engines to keep the fleet operational. A stage came when Gp Capt SM Nagpal himself took direct control of the TV2-117A overhaul line as there was mass exodus of experienced technicians.

The Engineering Branch was also entrusted with the responsibility to establish the overhaul facilities for AI-20D series engines (of Sutluj Aircraft). He was able to undertake this additional task also despite innumerable constraints.

For his organizational and managerial capabilities, the President is pleased to award Vishisht Seva Medal to Gp Capt Surinder Mohan Nagpal.

Unit : 3 BRD
Reference : GoI19900126
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