Awardee List for the 62 SU

A total of 1 Awards are listed.
Vishist Seva Medal : 1 |
Vishist Seva Medal
Gp Capt Madhusudhan Banerjee 13400 F(P)Unit : 62 Signal Unit  Award Date 26 Jan 99 Announced 26 Jan 99
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Group Captain Madhusudan Banerjee (13400) Flying (Pilot) was commissioned in the fighter steam of flying branch of the Indian Air Force on 21 June 1973. During his long service he has excelled in many fields. He has flown over 3500 hrs of accident-free flying on eight types of fighters. He is a QFI and a FCL who had the distinction of being on staff at TACDE. Group Captain M Banerjee successfully commanded a fighter squadron and is an Electronic Warfare expert.

Group Captain M Banerjee has been the Station Commander of an Air Defence Direction Centre (ADDC) since 11 Nov 96. With his personal involvement and dynamic leadership Group Captain M Banerjee has ensured high degree of operational readiness and serviceability of all technical assets of the Station. His inquisitive intellect and perseverance unravelled an intricate incident which resulted in identifying individuals who attempted sabotage on an aircraft. He has also paid special attention to security of this important ADDC. Through efforts of Station personnel, he effected substantial saving in expenditure for works services. His concern for the welfare of subordinates has been evident by many improvements in the messes, billets, shopping complex and by construction of additional sports facilities. This aspect has been especially recognised by the DASI, who have assessed the unit as average plus in March 1998. Group Captain M Banerjee has consistently displayed exemplary zeal, leadership and vision.

For a distinguished service of a high order, the Hon'ble President is pleased to award 'Vishisht Seva Medal' to Group Captain M Banerjee.

Reference: Gazette of India Notification Dated : 26 Jan 1999 Number: 

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