3 Battalion, National Defence Academy


Date Raised : 1955-04-19 Location : Khadakvasla

Commanding Officers


19 Apr 55 - 22 Mar 58
Wing Commander
Damodar Madhao Oka
1813 GD(P)
Batt Cdr
Khadakvasla

22 Mar 58 - 01 Aug 59
Wing Commander
Shanil Kumar Mukerji
1744 GD(P)
Batt Cdr
Khadakvasla

01 Aug 59 - 13 Oct 61
Wing Commander
Maheshwar Das Khanna
2776 F(P)
Batt Cdr
Khadakvasla

13 Oct 61 - 30 Sep 63
Wing Commander
Janardan Ram Chandra Kirloskar
2857 F(P)
Batt Cdr
Khadakvasla

30 Sep 63 - 13 Sep 66
Wing Commander
Bernard Fernandes
3467 GD(N)
Batt Cdr
Khadakvasla

13 Sep 66 - 04 Mar 69
Wing Commander
Bangshi Dhar Bargohain
4111 F(N)
Batt Cdr
Khadakvasla

04 Mar 69 - 11 Dec 70
Wing Commander
Inder Dev Bhalla
4571 F(P)
Batt Cdr
Khadakvasla

11 Dec 70 - 16 Feb 73
Wing Commander
Satnam Shah
4479 F(P)
Batt Cdr
Khadakvasla

16 Feb 73 - 05 Feb 75
Wing Commander
Durgesh Anantrao Mankikar
4712 F(P)
Batt Cdr
Khadakvasla

05 Feb 75 - 04 Feb 77
Wing Commander
Suresh Damodar Karnik
5056 F(P)
Batt Cdr
Khadakvasla

04 Feb 77 - 09 Jul 79
Wing Commander
Ram Mohan Khanna
5193 F(P)
Batt Cdr
Khadakvasla

10 Jul 79 - 02 Sep 80
Wing Commander
Anil Yeshwant Tipnis
5859 F(P)
Batt Cdr
Khadakvasla

06 Oct 80 - 31 Oct 81
Wing Commander
Norbert Joseph Misquitta
5314 F(P)
Batt Cdr
Khadakvasla

04 Dec 81 - 08 Apr 85
Wing Commander
Dilip Kamalakar Parulkar
7227 F(P)
Batt Cdr
Khadakvasla

06 May 85 - 23 Apr 86
Wing Commander
Donald Lazarus
10516 F(P)
Batt Cdr
Khadakvasla

23 Apr 86 - 21 Dec 86
Wing Commander
Dilip Kamalakar Dighe
9745 F(P)
Batt Cdr
Khadakvasla

22 Dec 86 - 31 Mar 89
Group Captain
Suresh Shankarrao Dange
6762 F(P)
Batt Cdr
Khadakvasla

01 Apr 89 - 30 Apr 92
Group Captain
Anil Sadashiv Patwardhan
10541 F(P)
Batt Cdr
Khadakvasla

28 Sep 92 - 24 Sep 95
Group Captain
Ravindra Dattatreya Limaye
10464 F(P)
Batt Cdr
Khadakvasla

25 Sep 95 - 19 Dec 97
Group Captain
Pradeep Vasant Naik
12005 F(P)
Batt Cdr
Khadakvasla

20 Dec 97 - 02 Apr 01
Group Captain
Shalabh Srivastava
13782 F(P)
Batt Cdr
Khadakvasla

03 Apr 01 - 26 Jun 03
Group Captain
Johnson Chacko
14285 F(P)
Batt Cdr
Khadakvasla

07 Jul 03 - 07 Sep 04
Group Captain
Inder Singh
14082 F(P)
Batt Cdr
Khadakvasla

27 Sep 04 - 14 Oct 06
Group Captain
Girish Saini
15886 F(P)
Batt Cdr
Khadakvasla

08 Jan 07 - 31 May 07
Group Captain
Kuldeep Singh Bharadwaj
15207 F(P)
Batt Cdr
Khadakvasla

11 Jun 07 - 31 Mar 09
Group Captain
Avtar Singh
15706 F(P)
Batt Cdr
Khadakvasla

01 Apr 09 - 06 Jun 11
Group Captain
Tatinani Suresh
16394 F(P)
Batt Cdr
Khadakvasla

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