|Service No & Branch||8103 F(N) (Orig: GD(N))|
|Date of Birth: -- --- ----||Commissioned: 31 Dec 1963||Course: 26 NAV Course|
|Service End:||Retired on 31 Dec 2003 Superannuated||Nick Name :|
|Qualifications Held :|
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|01 Mar 1977 - 01 Mar 1978||Sqn Ldr||Royal Air Force Staff College||Andover, UK||Staff Course|
|01 Dec 1985 - 30 Sep 1986||Gp Capt||Air Head Quarters||Delhi||DD Works (P&C)|
|14 Oct 1986 - 11 Sep 1987||Gp Capt||6 Wing||Barrackpore||Station Commander|
|01 Apr 1988 - 31 Dec 1990||Gp Capt||Air Head Quarters||Delhi||JDPO B|
|07 Jan 1991 - 02 Jan 1994||Air Cmde||Air Force Records Office||New Delhi||Air Officer Commanding|
|01 Jan 1995 - 30 Jun 1996||Air Cmde||Southern Air Command||Trivandrum||Senior Officer-in-charge Administration|
|01 Jul 1996 - 17 Aug 1998||AVM||Western Air Command||Delhi||Senior Officer-in-charge Administration|
|18 Aug 1998 - 30 Nov 1999||AVM||HQ NCC||Delhi||Additional Director General (A)|
|01 Dec 1999 - 31 Dec 2000||AVM||South Western Air Command||Gandhinagar||Senior Officer-in-charge Administration|
|01 Jan 2002 - 31 Dec 2003||Air Marshal||Integrated Defence Staff||New Delhi||DCIDS (Doctrine, Org, Trg|
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|Vishist Seva Medal|
|Flt Lt||Govind Chandra Singh Rajwar||8103 F(N)||Award Date 26 Jan 1971||Announced 26 Jan 1971|
|Details :|| |
Flight Lieutenant Govind Chandra Singh Rajwar (8103) General Duties (Navigator) was commissioned in the Indian Air Force in December 1963. For his accuracy and precision work, he was selected to join an important operational unit of the Air Force which carried out very special tasks.
During his stay at the unit, he has undertaken a number operational sorties both by day and night over inhospitable terrain at high altitudes which require a high degree of navigational skill and presence of mind. In all these flights he contributed significantly to the accomplishment of the tasks were assigned to the unit.
Flight Lieutenant Rajwar's devoted services and high professional skill has been a source of inspiration to other officers in the unit.
|Unit : 106 Sqn|
|Reference : GoI19710126|
|Flt Lt||Govind Chandra Singh Rajwar||8103 F(N)||Award Date||Announced 17 Dec 1971|
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During the operations against Pakistan in December, 1971, Flight Lieutenant Govind Chandra Singh Rajwar, he undertook a large number of hazardous missions and completed them successfully. The information obtained on these missions contributed to a large extent towards our planning and successful execution of operations.
Throughout, Flight Lieutenant Govind Chandra Singh Rajwar displayed gallantry, professional skill and devotion to duty of a high order.
|Unit : 106 Sqn|
|Reference : Gazette of India , 29th July 1972 - No.92 - Pres/72 dated 18th July 1972|
|Ati Vishist Seva Medal|
|Air Cmde||Govind Chandra Singh Rajwar||8103 F(N)||Award Date 26 Jan 1993||Announced 26 Jan 1993|
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Air Commodore Govind Chandra Singh Rajwar was commissioned in the Indian Air Force on the 31st Dec., 1963. During his service career of more than 29 years, he has acquitted himself in an exemplary manner. He has held the appointments of Air Force Examiner at aircrew Examining Board, Nav Leader Air HQs Communication Squadron, Station Commander of a Wing and JDPO at Air HQ. He is a graduate of the RAF Staff College, Bracknell, U.K.
Air Commodore Rajwar took over the Air Force Record Office in January 1991. The task of Air Force Record Office (AFRO) is enormous being responsible for the cadre management of a large number of airmen. It deals with their postings, placements, promotions, career planning and record maintenance and continuous updating of data. Despite numerous constraints such as streamwise utilisation, shortages of manpower, trained status, resource crunch and related problems associated with human endeavour, Air Commodore Rajwar ensured that the operational need of the field units are fully met. He has initiated a number of organisational and procedural changes within the Air Force Record Office to enhance its effectiveness to match the requirements of service and the needs of the personnel.
From December, 1991 onwards for almost eight months, Air Commodore Rajwar has also officiated as Director Personnel Administration at Air HQ in addition to his job of AOC AFRO. Inspite of the fact that both these appointments are very high pressure and full time assignments, he has performed exceptionally well and worked relentlessly for prolonged hours with total involvement and dedication.
Air Commodore Govind Chandra Singh Rajwar, VrC, VSM has, thus, rendered distinguished service of an exceptional order.
|Reference : GoI19930126|