Air Marshal Harpal Singh takes over as DG (Inspection & Safety) at Air HQ
NEW DELHI. Air Marshal S Harpal Singh assumed office of Director General ( Inspection and Safety) March 21. Air Marshal S Harpal Singh graduated with 56th course of National Defence Academy and was commissioned in the Fighter stream of Indian Air Force ( IAF) on June 15, 1980. He has over 2,400 hrs of flying on various aircraft. The Air Officer has commanded a fighter squadron, was Chief Operations Officer of a major Fighter Base in the western sector, commanded a radar base and was Air Officer Commanding of a major Fighter Station in the Eastern sector. He has served in various staff appointments at Air Headquarters, Tri Services Organisations and was the Senior Air Staff Officer (SASO) of South Western Air Command prior to assuming the present assignment.
He is a Fighter Combat Leader, a graduate of Defence Services Staff College, and has undergone the General Course for Senior Officers at National Institute of Defence Studies, Japan. The Air Marshal is a recipient of the Presidential awards of AVSM ( Ati Vishisht Seva Medal and VM (Vayu Sena Medal).