Deputy Chief of Air Staff Appointments at Air Head Quarters


01 Feb 49 - 16 Dec 52
Air Vice Marshal
Subroto Mukerjee
1551 GD(P)
DCAS
Delhi

17 Dec 52 - 30 Apr 58
Air Vice Marshal
Aspy Merwan Engineer
1554 GD(P)
DCAS
Delhi

01 May 58 - 31 Dec 62
Air Vice Marshal
Diwan Atma Ram Nanda
1562 GD(P)
DCAS
Delhi

01 Jan 63 - 04 Aug 63
Air Vice Marshal
Arjan Singh
1577 GD(P)
DCAS
Delhi

05 Aug 63 - 30 Sep 64
Air Vice Marshal
Ramaswami Rajaram
1573 GD(P)
DCAS
Delhi

01 Oct 64 - 29 Feb 64
Air Vice Marshal
Minoo Merwan Engineer
1614 F(P)
DCAS
Delhi

01 Mar 68 - 04 Aug 69
Air Marshal
Minoo Merwan Engineer
1614 F(P)
DCAS
Delhi

07 Aug 69 - 28 Feb 71
Air Marshal
Om Prakash Mehra
1639 F(P)
DCAS
Delhi

30 Mar 71 - 31 Mar 72
Air Marshal
Hirendra Nath Chatterjee
1620 F(P)
DCAS
Delhi

03 May 72 - 31 Mar 73
Air Marshal
Yeshwant Vinayak Malse
1616 F(P)
DCAS
Delhi

01 Apr 73 - 18 Oct 73
Air Marshal
Hari Chand Dewan
1598 F(P)
DCAS
Delhi

12 Nov 73 - 27 Jun 74
Air Marshal
Sarosh Jehangir Dastur
1792 F(P)
DCAS
Delhi

27 Jun 74 - 31 Mar 77
Air Marshal
Devaiah Subia
1866 F(P)
DCAS
Delhi

20 May 77 - 23 Aug 78
Air Marshal
Jafar Zaheer
3173 F(P)
DCAS
Delhi

24 Aug 78 - 31 Jan 80
Air Marshal
Lal Singh Grewal
2337 F(P)
DCAS
Delhi

16 Apr 80 - 02 Jan 81
Air Marshal
Malcolm Shirley Dundas Wollen
3641 F(P)
DCAS
Delhi

15 Jan 81 - 30 Jun 83
Air Marshal
Chandra Kant Viswanath Gole
3652 F(P)
DCAS
Delhi

08 Jul 83 - 31 Oct 84
Air Marshal
Kapil Dev Chadha
3845 F(P)
DCAS
Delhi

01 Jan 85 - 31 May 86
Air Marshal
Johney William Greene
4093 F(P)
DCAS
Delhi

01 Jun 86 - 28 Feb 87
Air Marshal
Surendra Kumar Mehra
4197 F(P)
DCAS
Delhi

01 Mar 87 - 31 Jul 88
Air Marshal
Prithi Singh
4480 F(P)
DCAS
Delhi

01 Aug 88 - 01 Apr 90
Air Marshal
Rajendra Kumar Dhawan
4736 F(P)
DCAS
Delhi

02 Apr 90 - 06 Oct 91
Air Marshal
Brijesh Dhar Jayal
4972 F(P)
DCAS
Delhi

07 Oct 91 - 30 Apr 93
Air Marshal
Trilochan Singh
5043 F(P)
DCAS
Delhi

01 May 93 - 28 Feb 94
Air Marshal
Prabhat Kumar Varma
4822 F(P)
DCAS
Delhi

01 Mar 94 - 31 Jan 96
Air Marshal
Sharadkumar Ramakrishna Deshpande
5694 F(P)
DCAS
Delhi

01 Feb 96 - 23 Jul 96
Air Marshal
Srinivasapuram Krishnaswamy
6338 F(P)
DCAS
Delhi

24 Jul 96 - 31 Aug 97
Air Marshal
Man Mohan Singh Vasudeva
6128 F(P)
DCAS
Delhi

01 Sep 97 - 30 Sep 99
Air Marshal
Syed Shahid Hussain Naqvi
7193 F(P)
DCAS
Delhi

01 Oct 99 - 30 Nov 00
Air Marshal
Satish Govind Inamdar
7189 F(P)
DCAS
Delhi

01 Dec 00 - 17 Mar 02
Air Marshal
Tej Mohan Asthana
7672 F(P)
DCAS
Delhi

05 Jun 02 - 31 Mar 04
Air Marshal
Raghu Rajan
8997 F(P)
DCAS
Delhi

01 Apr 04 - 30 Apr 05
Air Marshal
Jaspal Singh Gujral
11300 F(P)
DCAS
Delhi

24 Aug 05 - 28 Feb 07
Air Marshal
Arvind Kumar Nagalia
11633 F(P)
DCAS
Delhi

01 Mar 07 - 31 May 09
Air Marshal
Norman Anil Kumar Browne
13129 F(P)
DCAS
Delhi

01 Jun 09 - 31 Jan 11
Air Marshal
Nirdosh Vatsyayan Tyagi
12765 F(P)
DCAS
Delhi

01 Feb 11 - 30 Nov 12
Air Marshal
Ravi Kant Sharma
14088 F(P)
DCAS
Delhi

01 Dec 12 - 28 Feb 14
Air Marshal
Subramanyam Sukumar
14672 F(P)
DCAS
Delhi

01 Mar 14 - 30 Apr 14
Air Marshal
Sridharan Panicker Radha Krishnan Nair
16040 F(P)
DCAS
Delhi

01 May 14 - 31 Dec 15
Air Marshal
Shyam Bihari Prasad Sinha
16053 F(P)
DCAS
Delhi

01 Jan 16 - 28 Feb 17
Air Marshal
Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria
16026 F(P)
DCAS
Delhi

01 Mar 17 - 30 Sep 18
Air Marshal
Raghunath Nambiar
16378 F(P)
DCAS
Delhi

01 Oct 18 - 30 Sep 19
Air Marshal
Vivek Ram Chaudhari
16978 F(P)
DCAS
Delhi

01 Oct 19 -
Air Marshal
Sandeep Singh
17312 F(P)
DCAS
Delhi

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