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CCTM PROJECT: Military Advisory Council
Air Marshal Avdesh Kumar Singh
Air Marshal AK Singh is Chairman of the Military Advisory Council.
New-Delhi based Air Marshal AK Singh is UNEP Special Resource Person on Environment, Director of Environment and the Armed Forces Project at the Centre for Air Power Studies, New-Delhi, Consultant with the Environmental Protection Agency, USA.
He received the National Honour, “The Mahatma Gandhi Service Award” for humanitarian services of exceptional order in 2005.
In the course of his career he has conducted several emergency humanitarian operations such as those during the Tsunami in 2005, unprecedented earthquake 2005 and has been a key participant in high profile environmental summits organized by EPA, UNEP, GLOBE, Brookings, NAC and Chairman Military Advisory Council of IES. He was invited to deliver the keynote address at Denmark Parliament, Copenhagen and Global Legislators Forum on Security implications of Climate Change. Universities of Stanford and California (Institute of Oceanography) San Diego also invited him to speak at Seminars on the same subject. Air Marshal Singh has four pertinent published essays, a paper on "Green Army", books on Disaster Management , “Ozone Protection and National Security A Military Perspective” and contributed chapters for ‘Technology Transfer For The Ozone Layer’ Lessons for Climate Change published by EPA.
Air Marshal AK Singh (Ret) is Former Commander in Chief of an Op. Command of the Indian Air Force (3 Star General).
He has been awarded with severel Presidential Awards:
- VM – Gallantry (1989).
- Vishist Seva Medal (1999).
- Ati Vishist Seva Medal (2000).
- Param Vishist Seva Medal (2005).