Air Force Records Office


Date Raised : 1956-03-01 Location : Delhi
1 Technical Training Units was formed in 1939 at Ambala to maintain records for Airmen. In 1941 this moved to Walton and in 1942 was merged with the Records officer at Bombay. It was renamed IAF Records office in 1945 and moved to Madras thereafter in 1946 and to Delhi post Independence. in June 1958 it was merged with the Directorate of Personnel Airmen, but was demerged in 1966 and moved to its present location in Subroto park
Unit previously existed as IAFRO

Commanding Officers


01 Mar 56 - 14 Oct 57
Wing Commander
Krishna Mahesh Agerwala
1648 F(N)
CO
New Delhi

15 Oct 57 - 01 Feb 59
Wing Commander
Anil Kanta Ganguly
1677 GD(P)
CO
New Delhi

03 Feb 59 - 31 May 61
Wing Commander
Gurdial Singh Paul
1941 ADM
CO
New Delhi

10 Aug 66 - 21 Jan 69
Group Captain
Harcharan Singh Bakshi
2083 ADM
CO
New Delhi

22 Jan 69 - 29 Dec 70
Group Captain
Rishab Chand Suchanti
3466 F(N)
CO
New Delhi

30 Dec 70 - 30 Nov 74
Group Captain
Cherunassery Ittirarishan Nedungadi
2017 ADM
CO
New Delhi

01 Dec 74 - 03 Aug 75
Group Captain
Vir Narain
4007 F(N)
CO
New Delhi

04 Aug 75 - 16 Mar 77
Group Captain
Mangudy Balasubramaniam Krishnamurthy
4019 F(N)
CO
New Delhi

17 Mar 77 - 26 Sep 77
Group Captain
Arvind Dalaya
4025 F(P)
CO
New Delhi

29 Sep 77 - 30 Nov 79
Group Captain
Narain L Keswani
4208 F(N)
CO
New Delhi

24 Dec 79 - 05 Jan 82
Group Captain
Surindar Kumar Bajaj
4884 F(P)
CO
New Delhi

06 Jan 82 - 30 Jun 82
Group Captain
Brij Bhushan Sharma
4095 ADM
CO
New Delhi

01 Oct 82 - 04 Jan 83
Air Commodore
Denzil Joseph Keelor
4805 F(P)
AOC
New Delhi

05 Jan 83 - 31 Dec 84
Air Commodore
Madhukar Keshav Joshi
4399 F(N)
AOC
New Delhi

01 Jan 85 - 03 Feb 88
Air Commodore
Sudheer Rajaram Karkare
5083 F(N)
AOC
New Delhi

04 Feb 88 - 30 Sep 90
Air Commodore
Hamid Muhammed Shahul
5461 F(N)
AOC
New Delhi

01 Oct 90 - 14 Oct 90
Air Vice Marshal
Hamid Muhammed Shahul
5461 F(N)
AOC
New Delhi

07 Jan 91 - 02 Jan 94
Air Commodore
Govind Chandra Singh Rajwar
8103 F(N)
AOC
New Delhi

03 Jan 94 - 31 Dec 95
Air Commodore
Pradip Bhagat
7412 F(P)
AOC
New Delhi

01 Jan 96 - 21 Mar 99
Air Commodore
Krishna Shankar
10641 F(N)
AOC
New Delhi

22 Mar 99 - 31 May 01
Air Commodore
Perinbanayagam Daniel Jeyasingh
10923 F(N)
AOC
New Delhi

23 Jul 01 - 22 Apr 03
Air Commodore
Pradeep Kumar
12029 F(P)
AOC
New Delhi

23 Apr 03 - 28 Feb 06
Air Commodore
Ghanshyam Singh
13588 F(P)
AOC
New Delhi

01 Mar 06 - 25 Dec 07
Air Commodore
Anil Chaudhary
14564 F(P)
AOC
New Delhi

01 Jan 08 - 29 Dec 08
Air Commodore
Shrikant Sadashiv Deshpande
15577 F(N)
AOC
New Delhi

29 Dec 08 - 31 Jan 10
Air Commodore
Vinod Kumar Chopra
14563 F(P)
AOC
New Delhi

01 Feb 10 - 06 Jan 11
Air Commodore
Harinder Jeet Walia
16418 F(N)
AOC
New Delhi

07 Jan 11 - 30 Sep 13
Air Commodore
Kalarikal Puttur Unnikrishnan Nair
17023 F(N)
AOC
New Delhi

01 Oct 13 - 04 Oct 15
Air Commodore
Subramaniam Ravi Vridhachalem
18101 F(P)
AOC
New Delhi

05 Oct 15 - 30 Apr 18
Air Commodore
Umesh Kumar
18582 F(P)
AOC
New Delhi

01 May 18 -
Air Commodore
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AOC
New Delhi

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