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DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AND GALLANTRY AWARDS TO IAF PERSONNEL ON REPUBLIC DAY - 2020

30/01/2020 New Delhi: Magha 05, Saka 1941
Saturday, 25 January 2020


The following Indian Air Force personnel have been conferred with Distinguished Service and Gallantry awards by the President of India on the occasion of Republic Day 2020

PARAM VISHISHT SEVA MEDAL

1. Air Marshal Raj Karan Singh Shera AVSM VSM (Retd)

2. Air Marshal Kuldeep Sharma AVSM VSM (Retd)

3. Air Marshal Harjit Singh Arora AVSM

4. Air Marshal Surendra Kumar Ghotia VSM

5. Air Marshal Rajiv Dayal Mathur AVSM VSM

6. Air Marshal Pradeep Padmakar Bapat VSM (Retd)

ATI VISHISHT SEVA MEDAL

1. Air Marshal Shashiker Choudhary VSM

2. Air Marshal Rajvir Singh VSM (Retd)

3. Air Vice Marshal Sanjeev Narayan Deshpande VM (Retd)

4. Air Vice Marshal Manoj Kumar Dixit VSM (Retd)

5. Air Vice Marshal Gurcharan Singh Bedi VM VSM

6. Air Vice Marshal Dilip Kumar Patnaik VM

7. Air Vice Marshal Amar Prasad Babu Guttikonda VM

8. Air Vice Marshal Bavisetti Chandra Sekhar

9. Air Vice Marshal Nikhil Ramesh Chitnis VSM (Retd)

10. Air Vice Marshal Sattaru Bhanoji Rao VSM (Retd)

11. Air Vice Marshal Laxmi Narain Sharma

12. Air Vice Marshal Makarand Ranade VM

VAYU SENA MEDAL (GALLANTRY)

1. Wing Commander Daler Singh Billing

2. Wing Commander Rajesh Agarwal

3. Squadron Leader Ninad Anil Mandavgane (Posthumous)

4. Squadron Leader Siddharth Vashisht (Posthumous)

BAR TO VAYU SENA MEDAL

1. Group Captain Subhash Singh Rao VM

VAYU SENA MEDAL

1. Group Captain Satish Kumar Gupta

2. Group Captain Aniruddha Nandan Karulkar

3. Group Captain Prabhat Malik

4. Group Captain Rohith Vijayadev

5. Group Captain Kosana Rama Rao

6. Group Captain Promeet Bose

7. Group Captain Girish Dantale

8. Group Captain Tarun Gupta

9. Group Captain Sumit Garg

10. Group Captain Mandetira Medaiah Bopanna

11. Group Captain Parijat Saurabh

12. Group Captain Neetin Kumar Vatsya

13. Group Captain Samit Gupta

VISHISHT SEVA MEDAL

1. Air Vice Marshal Daljit Singh

2. Air Vice Marshal Shanmugasundaram Anandan

3. Air Commodore Sambasivam Bhaskaran

4. Air Commodore Vijay V Joshi

5. Air Commodore Niraj Nainwal

6. Brigadier Sanjay Mathur

7. Group Captain Arindam Lahiri

8. Group Captain Vadapalli Ravi Satyanarayana Raju

9. Group Captain Nitin Yashwant Patil

10. Group Captain Deepak Ahluwalia

11. Group Captain Himanshu Gopal

12. Group Captain Anuj Gupta

13. Group Captain Anupam Banerjee

14. Group Captain Ashish Srivastava VM

15. Group Captain Yogesh Kalyan Dixit

16. Group Captain Mantha Srinivasa Rama Mohan

17. Group Captain Vikram Singh

18. Group Captain Manoj Kumar Rana

19. Group Captain Tushar Agrawal

20. Group Captain Tarun Desai

21. Group Captain Ajay Rana

22. Group Captain Raji Ranjan

23. Group Captain S Vinay Kumar

24. Group Captain Jaswant Patel

25. Group Captain Samrath Dhankhar

26. Wing Commander Achin Pillai

27. Wing Commander Sankarasubbu Siddharthan

28. Wing Commander Arun Singh

29. Junior Warrant Officer Kumar Chandra Shekhar

MENTION-IN-DESPATCHES

1. Wing Commander K Suryanarayanan

2. Sergeant Vikrant Sahrawat (Posthumous)

3. Sergeant Vishal Kumar Pandey (Posthumous)

4. Corporal Pankaj Kumar (Posthumous)

5. Corporal Deepak Pandey (Posthumous)