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11-March-2014 13:29 IST
President of India presents standard to 112 HU and colours to 4 BRD of Indian Air Force

The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee presented the President’s Standard to 112 Helicopter Unit (HU) and Colours to No. 4 Base Repair Depot (BRD) of Indian Air Force today (March 11, 2013) at Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh).

Speaking on the occasion, the President said that award of the Standard to 112 Helicopter Unit and Colours to 4 Base Repair Depot is in recognition of their outstanding performance over the years. He expressed confidence that these Units would continue to strive for excellence with professional zeal and serve the Nation selflessly in the years to come. He complimented all the Air Warriors, Civilians and families of 112 HU and 4 BRD for their dedication and devotion to service.

The President said that Indian Air Force has been commendably executing its mandate of protecting the Indian skies and safeguarding the sovereignty of our Nation. It has also remained at the forefront of providing relief and aid to our citizens during various natural calamities. The resilience and tenacity displayed by the Air Warriors both while undertaking operational commitments as well as during disaster relief contingencies is a great source of strength and also a matter of immense pride for the Nation.