2 Jharkhand Air Sqn NCC


Date Raised : 1956-07-01 Location : Ranchi
The Squadron was raised on 01 Jul 1956 with one senior division flight consisting of 25 flight cadets, commanded by Plt Offr P Pandey. The Squadron was originally raised as 14 Bihar Air Sqn NCC, which was re-designated as 2 Bihar Air Sqn NCC in 1964-65 on reorganization of the NCC Air Sqn. On the creation of the State of Jharkhand the Sqn was renamed as 2 Jharkhand Air Sqn NCC. The Squadron has progressively grown and now has 16 JD troops and two SD/ SW flight. Ranchi Group

Commanding Officers

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DatesRank & NameNumberRemarksLocationPhoto
01 Jul 56 to 02 Sep 57Pilot Officer P PandeyCORanchi
02 Sep 57 to 14 Jul 58Squadron Leader G B SinghCORanchi
18 Jul 58 to 05 Apr 59Squadron Leader Krishna Dandapani3583 F(P)CORanchi
15 Apr 59 to 09 Oct 59Squadron Leader Ascension Almeida3307 GD(P)CORanchi
12 Oct 59 to 08 Oct 60Flight Lieutenant Michael Gerald Macdonald4205 GD(P)CORanchi
09 Oct 60 to 24 Oct 60Squadron Leader Sudhindra Kumar Majumdar3484 F(P)CORanchi
25 Oct 60 to 31 Jan 61Squadron Leader Polisetti Sivaji Gupta3832 F(N)CORanchi
25 Apr 61 to 30 Jun 62Flight Lieutenant Pynummooltil Simon George4240 F(P)CORanchi
07 Jan 63 to 25 May 65Squadron Leader Shuber Doctor4407 GD(P)CORanchi
25 May 65 to 30 Oct 66Squadron Leader Atindra Atul Bose4740 F(P)CORanchi
31 Oct 66 to 17 Jul 69Flight Lieutenant Shrikant Mahadeo Paranjape5880 F(P)CORanchi
18 Jul 69 to 28 May 70Flight Lieutenant Chandra Prakash Malik8942 F(P)CORanchi
29 May 70 to 28 May 72Flight Lieutenant Vincent Mendonce8697 F(P)CORanchi
29 May 72 to 23 Jun 74Flight Lieutenant Adi Shankar Panda10605 F(P)CORanchi
24 Jun 74 to 23 Mar 77Flight Lieutenant Gurinder Singh Chahal10161 F(P)CORanchi
23 Mar 77 to 06 Jun 77Squadron Leader Gurinder Singh Chahal10161 F(P)CORanchi
06 Jun 77 to 18 May 80Squadron Leader Krishan Kumar Kerpal9409 F(P)CORanchi
19 May 80 to 23 Oct 83Squadron Leader Freddy Kujur10453 F(P)CORanchi
24 Oct 83 to 28 Feb 87Wing Commander Freddy Kujur10453 F(P)CORanchi
01 Mar 87 to 10 May 89Wing Commander Parmod Kumar Gupta9556 F(P)CORanchi
25 Sep 89 to 19 Jun 91Wing Commander Sher Singh13162 F(P)CORanchi
20 Jun 91 to 06 Dec 93Wing Commander Suresh Joseph Shekar12525 F(P)CORanchi
03 Jan 94 to 03 Aug 97Wing Commander Om Narayan Arha13389 F(P)CORanchi
19 Apr 99 to 05 May 03Wing Commander R K PrasadCORanchi
23 Jun 03 to 13 Nov 05Wing Commander Anthony Ranjit Singh Mendonca17858 F(P)CORanchi

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