11 Silver Estate,
Pilibhit Bypass Road,
PO Rohilkhand University
Air Marshal Ashok K. Goel (Retd.)
PVSM AVSM VM
v Born on 26 September 1943. B.Sc. (Hons) in Agriculture and Animal husbandry from prestigious Pt GB Pant University, Pantnagar.
v Commissioned in the Indian Air Force in December 1963 as a tpt pilot. Had more than 10,000 hrs flying and under took most challenging and riskiest of missions during the career.
v Held most coveted appointments, i.e Joint Director, Director Operations at Air HQ. Commanded two largest bases (Agra+ Chandigarh). Served as Director General “Flight Safety and Inspection” of the IAF.
v During the 40 years service visited almost 60 countries around the world. Which includes all the neighboring countries, countries of the far East, Europe, U.S.A., erstwhile USSR, middle East and African continent.
v During the process of various appointments interacted with President’s, PM’s, Cabinet Ministers, bureaucracy up to the highest level within the country and abroad. And achieved desired objectives.
v Though a pilot by profession but administration, management and public relation was always the core activity to achieve the desired organizational objectives. The basic principle of life has always been honesty, full commitment and involvement to the assigned tasks.
v After retirement for last four years actively involved in “Special Olympics Bharat” as National Trustee and Chairman UP Chapter. Besides this actively involved in other social and journalistic activities as a “Social Entrepreneur”.
v A fitness freak, play Golf and squash regularly .Highest medical standards (A1G1) as per IAF laid down medical norms, still maintained.