Air Vice Marshal Vancharla Anjaneyulu (8609) Accounts was commissioned in the Indian Air Force on 27 Jun 64.
AVM Anjaneyulu was appointed as Director of Accounts at Air HQ in Feb 96 and is the senior most officer of the Accounts Branch in the IAF. He brought about a significant change in the philosophy of accounting services by making it committed to the operational needs. His perserveance resulted in the setting up a hi-tech computer system at AFCAO which had been awaiting clearance from MoD for many years.
Successful exploitation of Op Network system for computerized data transfer of monthly pay entitlement to field units has resulted in the saving of cost and time involved in a manual movement of pay slips through airmen escorts. He was instrumental in obtaining MoD clearance for authorization of cash handling and disbursement by warranted ranks of all trades. Meticulous forward planning resulted in timely implementation of the Fifth Pay Commission recommendations. His involvement saw significant reduction in the non performing assets of Non Public Funds of the IAF. In a career spanning over three decades, the Air Officer has held a number of prestigious appointments including two tenures as Air Officer Commanding, Air Force Central Accounts Officer and many important staff appointments at Air HQ.
The dedication, vision, conceptual ability and professionalism of AVM Anjaneyulu have proved highly beneficial to the Service. Air Vice Marshal Vancharla Anjaneyulu has thus rendered distinguished service of an exceptional order.