Vice Chief of Air Staff Appointments at Air Head Quarters


01 Jan 63 - 04 Aug 63
Air Vice Marshal
Diwan Atma Ram Nanda
1562 GD(P)
VCAS
Delhi

05 Aug 63 - 31 Jul 64
Air Vice Marshal
Arjan Singh
1577 GD(P)
VCAS
Delhi

01 Oct 64 - 14 Jan 66
Air Vice Marshal
Pratap Chandra Lal
1567 F(P)
VCAS
Delhi

15 Jan 66 - 01 Sep 66
Air Marshal
Pratap Chandra Lal
1567 F(P)
VCAS
Delhi

13 Dec 66 - 18 Jun 69
Air Marshal
Ramaswami Rajaram
1573 GD(P)
VCAS
Delhi

15 Jul 69 - 31 Mar 73
Air Marshal
Shivdev Singh
1595 F(P)
VCAS
Delhi

01 Apr 73 - 30 Sep 73
Air Marshal
Yeshwant Vinayak Malse
1616 F(P)
VCAS
Delhi

01 Oct 73 - 31 Mar 76
Air Marshal
Hari Chand Dewan
1598 F(P)
VCAS
Delhi

01 Apr 76 - 31 Mar 77
Air Marshal
Anand Ramdas Pandit
1707 F(P)
VCAS
Delhi

19 May 77 - 31 Aug 78
Air Marshal
Idris Hasan Latif
1804 F(P)
VCAS
Delhi

04 Sep 78 - 31 Jan 80
Air Marshal
Edul Jahangir Dhatigara
1899 F(P)
VCAS
Delhi

01 Feb 80 - 31 Dec 80
Air Marshal
Lal Singh Grewal
2337 F(P)
VCAS
Delhi

22 Sep 81 - 30 Jun 83
Air Marshal
Trilochan Singh Brar
2884 F(P)
VCAS
Delhi

01 Jan 84 - 31 Oct 84
Air Marshal
Jagdish Raj Bhasin
3591 F(P)
VCAS
Delhi

01 Nov 84 - 31 Dec 85
Air Marshal
Prem Pal Singh
3871 F(P)
VCAS
Delhi

01 Jan 86 - 29 Feb 88
Air Marshal
Subramaniam Raghavendran
3840 F(P)
VCAS
Delhi

01 Mar 88 - 31 Aug 91
Air Marshal
Nirmal Chandra Suri
4236 F(P)
VCAS
Delhi

14 Oct 91 - 28 Feb 93
Air Marshal
Palamadai Muthuswamy Ramachandran
4973 F(P)
VCAS
Delhi

01 Mar 93 - 30 Apr 94
Air Marshal
Pondicherry Jayarao Jayakumar
5037 F(P)
VCAS
Delhi

06 Jun 94 - 31 Jul 95
Air Marshal
Pratap Rao
5188 F(P)
VCAS
Delhi

01 Aug 95 - 31 Dec 95
Air Marshal
Satish Kumar Sareen
5370 F(P)
VCAS
Delhi

01 Jan 96 - 31 Mar 97
Air Marshal
Trevor Raymond Joseph Osman
6005 F(P)
VCAS
Delhi

01 Apr 97 - 31 Dec 98
Air Marshal
Anil Yeshwant Tipnis
5859 F(P)
VCAS
Delhi

04 Jan 99 - 31 Jul 00
Air Marshal
Prithvi Singh Brar
6007 F(P)
VCAS
Delhi

01 Aug 00 - 31 Jul 01
Air Marshal
Vinod Patney
6125 F(P)
VCAS
Delhi

01 Aug 01 - 31 Dec 01
Air Marshal
Srinivasapuram Krishnaswamy
6338 F(P)
VCAS
Delhi

01 Jan 02 - 31 Jan 03
Air Marshal
Satish Govind Inamdar
7189 F(P)
VCAS
Delhi

01 Feb 03 - 30 Sep 04
Air Marshal
Michael McMahon
7399 F(P)
VCAS
Delhi

01 Oct 04 - 31 Jul 05
Air Marshal
Sunil Kumar Malik
9002 F(P)
VCAS
Delhi

18 Aug 05 - 31 Oct 06
Air Marshal
Ajit Bhavnani
10440 F(P)
VCAS
Delhi

01 Nov 06 - 31 Dec 07
Air Marshal
Bhushan Nilkanth Gokhale
11630 F(P)
VCAS
Delhi

01 Jan 08 - 31 May 09
Air Marshal
Pradeep Vasant Naik
12005 F(P)
VCAS
Delhi

01 Jun 09 - 31 Dec 10
Air Marshal
Pranab Kumar Barbora
12375 F(P)
VCAS
Delhi

01 Jan 11 - 31 Jul 11
Air Marshal
Norman Anil Kumar Browne
13129 F(P)
VCAS
Delhi

01 Aug 11 - 31 May 12
Air Marshal
Krishan Kumar Nohwar
13132 F(P)
VCAS
Delhi

01 Jun 12 - 30 Jun 13
Air Marshal
Dinesh Chandra Kumaria
13366 F(P)
VCAS
Delhi

01 Jul 13 - 31 Dec 13
Air Marshal
Arup Raha
13910 F(P)
VCAS
Delhi

01 Jan 14 - 31 May 15
Air Marshal
Ravi Kant Sharma
14088 F(P)
VCAS
Delhi

01 Jun 15 - 31 Dec 16
Air Marshal
Birender Singh Dhanoa
15405 F(P)
VCAS
Delhi

01 Jan 17 - 30 Sep 18
Air Marshal
Shirish Baban Deo
15681 F(P)
VCAS
Delhi

01 Oct 18 - 30 Apr 19
Air Marshal
Anil Khosla
15871 F(P)
VCAS
Delhi

01 May 19 -
Air Marshal
Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhaduria
16026 F(P)
VCAS
Delhi

Note: All the data available here is publicly available in the Gazette of India, published by the Indian Government, or from public domain sources, including press releases about Awards. No data with respect to serving officers below the rank of AVM is displayed. Information in Gazette of India and Award citations and photographs as released by the Indian Air Force are the only details displayed.