Control & Reporting School


Date Raised : 1958-10-01 Disbanded : 1980-03-14 Location : Memuara
It was established in 1958 at Jodhpur as the Control & Reporting (C & R) School. The college trains fighter controllers of the Indian Air Force. It moved to Memaura in 1972. Control & Reporting (C & R) School was upgraded on March 15, 1980, and rechristened as the Air Defence College. At present the college conducts various courses which include Fighter Controllers' Course, Advanced Fighter Controllers' Course, Senior Sector Controllers' Course, Air Defence Indoctrination Course, Joint Air Defence Instructors' Course and Naval Officers’ Orientation Course.

Commanding Officers

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DatesRank & NameNumberRemarksLocationPhoto
01 Oct 58 to 23 Jun 59Wing Commander Jafar Zaheer3173 F(P)COJodhpur
11 Nov 59 to 18 Jun 61Wing Commander Jagbir Singh Bolarya1663 GD(P)COJodhpur
19 Jun 61 to 13 Aug 63Wing Commander Phanindra Nath Sanyal1682 GD(P)COJodhpur
14 Aug 63 to 23 Jul 64Wing Commander Manohar Maharudrappa Sakhare1679 GD(P)COJodhpur
24 Aug 64 to 20 Feb 65Wing Commander Jagdish Ranganath Bankapur2986 F(P)COJodhpur
10 Mar 65 to 31 Mar 66Wing Commander Cecil Hugh Lawrence Digby2988 GD(P)COJodhpur
15 Jun 66 to 21 Sep 67Wing Commander Moodera Woothaiah Bopaiah3884 F(P)COJodhpur
07 Nov 67 to 29 Mar 68Wing Commander Harbinder Singh Bedi3324 F(P)COJodhpur
15 Apr 68 to 23 Nov 69Wing Commander Ranvijay Singh4202 F(P)COJodhpur
05 Jun 70 to 31 Dec 72Wing Commander Om Prakash Mishra4586 F(P)COJodhpur
01 Jun 73 to 02 Jul 74Wing Commander Madhav Shamrao Rane4355 F(P)COMemura
03 Jun 74 to 27 Apr 75Wing Commander Prabhat Kumar Banerjee4743 F(P)COMemura
28 Apr 75 to 05 Nov 77Wing Commander Tej Parkash Singh Gill4755 F(P)COMemura
06 Nov 77 to 14 Dec 79Wing Commander Rajendra Dev Pant4737 F(P)COMemura
03 Jan 80 to 14 Mar 80Wing Commander Mohan Dharamdas Lalvani5658 F(P)COMemura
Unit continued existence as ADC

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