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Air Marshal Naresh Verma

Service No 13235 Branch ADM
Date of Birth: -- --- --
Date Commissioned 30 Dec 1972 Course 50 GDOC Course
Service End Retired on 31 Jan 2013
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 25 Nov 1991Gp Capt : 01 Aug 1997Air Cmde : 02 Dec 2002AVM : 05 Apr 2004
Air Marshal : 02 Mar 2009
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Notes: 1) Ranks shown are substantive ranks at retirement. 2)Branch is at retirement and may not match with branch at Commission 3)Notional seniority is reflected in dates of substantive rank.

Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

- Air CmdeAir Head QuartersDelhi Principal Director (Air Force Works)
01 Apr 2004 - AVMCentral Air CommandAllahabad Senior Officer-in-charge Administration
01 May 2007 - AVMWestern Air CommandDelhi Senior Officer-in-charge Administration
01 Mar 2009 - 30 Nov 2012Air MshlAir Head QuartersDelhi Director General (Works & Ceremonials)
01 Dec 2012 - 31 Jan 2013Air MshlAir Head QuartersDelhi Air Officer-in-Charge Administration
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 2
Vishist Seva Medal
Gp CaptNaresh Verma13235 ADMAward Date 26 Jan 2001Announced 26 Jan 2001
Details :

As Chief Administrative Officer of Air Force Station Yelahanka, Gp Capt N Verma was extensively involved in the conduct of the prestigious international aerospace exposition Aero India-98. He was entrusted with various challenging responsibilities including planning, construction and maintenance of infrastructural facilities, security and crowd management, Fire Fighting and safety arrangements and beautification of the exhibition area. He was also involved in extensive co-ordination with various State Government agencies, MOD and PSUs. Despite the enormous responsibilities associated with providing admin support to this premier training base, Gp Capt N Verma, by his exceptional professional competence, indefatigable enthusiasm, conceptual skill and untiring efforts achieved all tasks assigned to him to perfection. His contribution proved to be one of the decisive factors in the resounding success of this much acclaimed air show.

Gp Capt N Verma was the first Director of Air Force Auditorium, New Delhi. Starting from a scratch and with sustained efforts he not only made it a sound financial venture but also a pride of IAF.

During his tenure as C Adm O of a fighter Base the officer was responsible for the acquisition of land for Diu airfield. With his untiring concerted efforts, the Herculean tasks connected with the acquisition of land, liaison with State Administration officials, tactful dealings with the private land owners of Diu, approx. 450 Kms away from the parent Base resulted in the completion of the proceedings in a record time. He also significantly contributed in the completion of various projects such as ACMI and resurfacing of Runways systems. His dedicated efforts resulted in improving the operations and flight safety of this premier fighter Base.

For his consistent high performance, relentless spirit of achievement and distinguished service of high order, the Hon'ble President is pleased to award 'Vishisht Seva Medal' to Group Captain Naresh Verma.

Unit : AFS Yelahanka
Reference : GoI20010126
Ati Vishist Seva Medal
AVMNaresh Verma13235 ADMAward Date 26 Jan 2006Announced 26 Jan 2006
Details :

Air Vice Marshal Naresh Verma VSM (13235) Adm was commissioned on 30 December 1972 in the Administrative Branch of the IAF. During his three decades of service, he has held the appointments of C Adm at major bases apart from Principal Director (PD) of AF works and is presently the Senior Officer-in-Charge Administration (SOA) of HQ Central Air Command (CAC) since April 04. The Air Officer is also an alumnus of National Defence College.

During his tenure at Bhuj during 1995-96 he displayed a high degree of professionalism which resulted in the commencement of major works services including one for uninterrupted water supply to a remotely located AF Station. At AF Jamnagar his involvement in completion of runway resurfacing besides other major works services merit mention.

The administrative skills of AVM Verma were demonstrated during his tenure at AFS Yelahanka, post Aero-India 98. The massive infrastructural needs for an international event including hangars, roads, power supply, costing Rs. 1400 lakhs were planned and executed within 6-8 months. His co-ordination with the various authorities was largely responsible for the success of the event. The pioneering effort by the Air Officer in disaster management, security, manpower planning, crowd control are now being used as guidelines for Aero India events. At AF Station New Delhi the noteworthy milestones of AVM Verma's tenure were renovation of old buildings, married accommodation for airmen at Gurgaon and early completion of Akash Officers' Mess. With his strong background of works services, during his tenure as PD AF Works he was able to accelerate the release of projects worth 300 Crores during CWP 02-03 and CWP 03-04. Besides, he has been involved in the planning and execution for infrastructural works for high tech inductions such as Aerostat, Bison ac, Advanced Jet Trainer, establishment of new airfields and first-of-its-kind Hydrant Refuelling System project in IAF. During the past one year as SOA, HQ EAC, AVM Verma has contributed towards all facets of administration encompassing security, enhancement of quality of life, catering, physical fitness and sports. Innovative measures for enhancing standards in messes and married accommodation have brought out tremendous feeling of satisfaction and high morale amongst personnel. The Air Officer's involvement and contribution during the floods in July 2004 at Air Force Station Darbhanga and adjoining regions in Bihar was noteworthy. His planning and supervision of the rehabilitation of the completely submerged Station help the unit restore its activities and function' in record time.

Air Vice Marshal Naresh Verma VSM has, thus, rendered distinguished service of exceptional order.

Unit :
Reference : GoI20060126

Additional Notes

Remarks: PRO Press Release Note added: 2009-03-13

Air Marshal Naresh Verma AVSM VSM has taken over as the first ever Director General (Administration) at Air Headquarters, Vayu Bhawan, New Delhi on March 02, 2009.

As the first Director General (Administration) at Air Headquarters, he will be looking after the land and infrastructural development, Org and Ceremonials, Sports and Adventure as well as Air Force Schools.

Air Marshal Naresh Verma AVSM VSM was commissioned in the Administrative Branch of the IAF on 30 Dec 1972. An alumnus of National Defence Academy, Khadakvasla and National Defence College, New Delhi he has specialized in Aerial Imagery Interpretation at Air Force Intelligence School, Pune and was selected for training in the subject at Royal Air Force Wyton, United Kingdom.

During his service career, he held many important appointments. These include appointment of Chief Administrative Officer at bases such as Bhuj, Jamnagar, Yelahanka and Air Force Station New Delhi and that of Principal Director, Air Force Works at Air Headquarters. He has also functioned as Senior Officer-in-Charge Administration at Central Air Command as well as Western Air Command prior to taking over as the first Director General (Administration) at Air Headquarters.

For his distinguished service he has been awarded the Vishisht Seva Medal and Ati Vishisht Seva Medal in the year 2001 and 2006 respectively.