Chief Instructor (Air) Appointments at Defence Services Staff College

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DatesRank & NameNumberRemarksLocationPhoto
16 Jun 48 to 30 Jun 50Group Captain H S DarleyRAFCI (Air)Wellington
01 Jul 50 to 01 Jan 52Group Captain D I P MacnairRAFCI (Air)Wellington
01 Jan 52 to 01 Jan 55Group Captain W G MoseryRAFCI (Air)Wellington
17 Oct 55 to 26 May 58Group Captain Kundan Lal Sondhi1566 GD(P)CI (Air)Wellington
27 May 58 to 31 May 60Group Captain Sarosh Jehangir Dastur1792 GD(O)CI (Air)Wellington
01 Jul 60 to 11 Jan 63Group Captain Syed Abbas Hussain1706 GD(P)CI (Air)Wellington
12 Jan 63 to 31 Jul 64Group Captain Rointon Merwan Engineer2120 GD(P)CI (Air)Wellington
01 Aug 64 to 14 Jul 66Group Captain Surinder Singh Achreja1987 GD(O)CI (Air)Wellington
24 Aug 66 to 25 Nov 67Group Captain Trilok Nath Ghadiok2354 GD(P)CI (Air)Wellington
26 Nov 67 to 22 Nov 69Group Captain Virendra Mohan Bhatnagar3067 GD(P)CI (Air)Wellington
23 Nov 69 to 20 Aug 72Group Captain Eruch Shiavax Lala3842 GD(P)CI (Air)Wellington
21 Aug 72 to 31 May 75Air Commodore Rishab Chand Suchanti3466 GD(N)CI (Air)Wellington
01 Jun 75 to 06 Jul 76Air Commodore Saroj Jena3157 GD(P)CI (Air)Wellington
23 Aug 76 to 16 Jan 77Group Captain Inder Dev Bhalla4571 GD(P)CI (Air)Wellington
17 Jan 77 to 09 Feb 79Air Commodore Kapil Dev Chadha3845 GD(P)CI (Air)Wellington
10 Feb 79 to 22 Nov 80Air Commodore Inder Dev Bhalla4571 GD(P)CI (Air)Wellington
23 Nov 80 to 30 Jun 83Air Commodore Cecil Vivian Parker4346 GD(P)CI (Air)Wellington
01 Jul 83 to 25 Jun 85Air Commodore Tapas Kumar Sen4475 GD(P)CI (Air)Wellington
10 Oct 85 to 25 Nov 86Air Vice Marshal Mohinder Singh Bawa4494 GD(P)CI (Air)Wellington
06 Apr 87 to 30 Jun 90Air Vice Marshal Amia Kumar Sen4717 GD(P)CI (Air)Wellington
01 Jul 90 to 30 May 92Air Vice Marshal Kodendera Cariappa Cariappa5376 GD(P)CI (Air)Wellington
01 Jun 92 to 01 Jun 93Air Vice Marshal Dev Nath Rathore5780 GD(P)CI (Air)Wellington
01 Jun 93 to 30 Sep 96Air Vice Marshal Kapil Kak6784 GD(N)CI (Air)Wellington
01 Oct 96 to 30 Jun 98Air Vice Marshal Satish Govind Inamdar7189 GD(P)CI (Air)Wellington
01 Jul 98 to 31 Dec 99Air Vice Marshal Subhash Chandra Rastogi8999 GD(P)CI (Air)Wellington
01 Jan 00 to 01 Mar 01Air Vice Marshal Ashok Kumar Goel8151 GD(P)CI (Air)Wellington
01 Mar 01 to 31 Mar 04Air Vice Marshal Allandur Sulochanan Gurunathan10443 GD(P)CI (Air)Wellington
01 Apr 04 to 30 Jun 06Air Vice Marshal Gurcharan Singh Bhogal12504 GD(P)CI (Air)Wellington
01 Jul 06 to 30 Jun 08Air Vice Marshal Virender Nath Kalia13568 F(P)CI (Air)Wellington
01 Jul 08 to 30 Jun 10Air Vice Marshal Rakesh Kumar Jolly14083 F(P)CI (Air)Wellington
14 Jun 10 to 31 Dec 10Air Vice Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa15405 F(P)CI (Air)Wellington
01 Jan 11 to 30 Jun 12Air Vice Marshal Ramesh Rai14669 F(P)CI (Air)Wellington
01 Jul 12 to 30 Jun 14Air Vice Marshal Sanderraman Neelakantan15184 F(P)CI (Air)Wellington
01 Jul 14 to 30 Jun 16Air Vice Marshal Tejinder Pal Singh16781 F(P)CI (Air)Wellington
01 Jul 16 to 31 Jul 18Air Vice Marshal Anil Golani16986 F(P)CI (Air)Wellington
01 Aug 18 to 31 Jan 20Air Vice Marshal Anil Tiwari17160 F(P)CI (Air)Wellington
Unknown to 31 Aug 22Air Vice Marshal Sanjeev Raj18276 F(P)CI (Air)Wellington
05 Sep 22 to Air Vice Marshal Manish Kumar Gupta20439 F(P)CI (Air)Wellington

Note: All the data available here is publicly available in the Gazette of India, published by the Indian Government, or from public domain sources, press releases about Awards and Right-To-Information (RTI) Requests. Additionally data shared by veterans is added to the page with permission. 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.