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Group Captain Dasari Jayapaul

Service No & Branch 8361 DENT DS-11205|DR-10173
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 05 Mar 1964 Course:
Service End: Retired on 30 Nov 1994 Nick Name :
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Promotions Gazetted
Flt Lt : 01 Jul 1966Wg Cdr : 05 Mar 1982Acting Gp Capt : 18 May 1992Gp Capt : 01 May 1992
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 2
Vishist Seva Medal
Wg CdrDasari Jayapaul8361 DENTAward Date 26 Jan 1986Announced 26 Jan 1986
Details :

Wing Commander Dasari Jaya Paul (8361) Dental was commissioned on 05 Mar 44 as General Duty Dental Officer. Even when young and relatively junior in service, the officer displayed exceptional professional skill and his consistent endeavour was to enhance the Dental coverage qualitatively and quantitatively. For his exemplary professional standards he was commended by AOC-in-C WAC in Jan 72.

Presently he is commanding a Dental Centre in the Western Sector. The officer, through his cheerful and pleasant disposition, keenness to maintain sound professional standards and dedication to his profession in the form of service to the maximum number of personnel and their families, has built up a very high professional reputation amongst all personnel and their families. He has developed a rare blend of dedication to the service and compassion and sympathy for patients upholding the ethics of Medical profession worth of emulation. Being the only Dental Officer for over 12,000 AF personnel and families, he is often called upon to attend to patients at odd hours. He undertakes this task most willingly.

Wing Commander Dasari Jaya Paul (8631) Dental, for his exceptional dedication to the service, professionalism of a very high order to maintain the ethos of the Air Force community, sustained hard, cheerful and pleasant disposition even under adverse conditions, initiative, enthusiasm and exemplary conduct and behavior and example worthy of emulation has rendered distinguished service of a high order. The President is pleased to award him the Vishisht Seva Medal.

Unit : 32 Wing
Reference : GoI19860126
Ati Vishist Seva Medal
Gp CaptDasari Jayapaul8361 DENTAward Date 26 Jan 1995Announced 26 Jan 1995
Details :

Group Captain Dasari Jayapaul was commissioned on 05 March 1964 in the Army Dental Corps and seconded to the Air Force. From the very beginning he has built a very high professional reputation and exemplary professional standards. The officer was awarded VSM in 1986.

As the Commanding Officer of No. 1 Air Force Dental Centre, Palam, he has improved the quality of professional care and a quantum jump in the technological infrastructure of the unit. He introduced a novel concept in AP Dental service, Family Dental Surgery through the auspices of Air Force Wives Welfare Association, which has brought down the waiting period of families coming for treatment from far away units. He got a van allotted on long term basis which is used as 'Dentistry at the door steps'. Simultaneously he also carried out modernisation of other surgeries with latest equipments. Because of such highly advanced and latest professional expertise, Dental centre, Palam has attained a distinction of being a referral centre.

Group Captain Dasari Jayapaul VSM has, thus, rendered distinguished service of an exceptional order.

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Reference : GoI19950126
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