Maintenance Command


Date Raised : 1955-01-26 Location : Nagpur
Maintenance Command was raised as Maintenance Group at Chakeri in Kanpur in 195. in 1955, It was designated as Maintenance Command. Its current headquarters is located at Vayusena Nagar in Nagpur (Maharashtra).
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Commanding Officers


26 Jan 55 - 23 Mar 58
Group Captain
Harjinder Singh
1963 ENG
AOC-in-C
Kanpur

24 Mar 58 - 14 May 59
Air Commodore
Harjinder Singh
1963 ENG
AOC-in-C
Kanpur

15 May 59 - 02 Aug 63
Air Vice Marshal
Harjinder Singh
1963 ENG
AOC-in-C
Kanpur

03 Aug 63 - 17 Feb 67
Air Vice Marshal
Om Prakash Mehra
1639 F(P)
AOC-in-C
Nagpur

18 Feb 67 - 31 Mar 68
Air Vice Marshal
Hirendra Nath Chatterjee
1620 F(P)
AOC-in-C
Nagpur

01 Apr 68 - 23 Mar 71
Air Vice Marshal
Hari Chand Dewan
1598 F(P)
AOC-in-C
Nagpur

24 Mar 71 - 31 Mar 73
Air Marshal
Gurbachan Singh
1779 LGS
AOC-in-C
Nagpur

01 Apr 73 - 29 Feb 76
Air Marshal
Anand Ramdas Pandit
1707 F(P)
AOC-in-C
Nagpur

01 Mar 76 - 19 May 77
Air Marshal
Idris Hasan Latif
1804 F(P)
AOC-in-C
Nagpur

20 May 77 - 31 Jul 78
Air Marshal
Devaiah Subia
1866 F(P)
AOC-in-C
Nagpur

24 Aug 78 - 19 Jan 79
Air Marshal
Jafar Zaheer
3173 F(P)
AOC-in-C
Nagpur

22 Feb 79 - 29 Feb 80
Air Marshal
Hemant Ramkrishna Chitnis
2964 F(P)
AOC-in-C
Nagpur

18 Apr 80 - 13 Jan 81
Air Marshal
Chandra Kant Viswanath Gole
3652 F(P)
AOC-in-C
Nagpur

14 Jan 81 - 31 Jan 85
Air Marshal
Kanwar Iqbal Singh Chhabra
3831 F(N)
AOC-in-C
Nagpur

01 Feb 85 - 31 Dec 85
Air Marshal
Satish Chandra Lal
3793 AE(L)
AOC-in-C
Nagpur

01 Jan 86 - 31 Oct 87
Air Marshal
Madan Lal Sethi
4009 F(N)
AOC-in-C
Nagpur

01 Nov 87 - 30 Apr 89
Air Marshal
Kuldip Singh Bhatia
4139 AE(L)
AOC-in-C
Nagpur

01 May 89 - 31 Jan 91
Air Marshal
Sibaprasad Chakrabarti
4528 AE(M)
AOC-in-C
Nagpur

01 Feb 91 - 30 Jun 93
Air Marshal
Indrakanty Gopala Krishna
5398 AE(M)
AOC-in-C
Nagpur

01 Jul 93 - 31 Dec 94
Air Marshal
Rajamani Ramamurthy
5614 AE(M)
AOC-in-C
Nagpur

01 Jan 95 - 31 Oct 96
Air Marshal
Ramesh Chandra Bajpai
5967 AE(L)
AOC-in-C
Nagpur

01 Nov 96 - 31 Jul 97
Air Marshal
Ghanshyam Gururani
6387 AE(M)
AOC-in-C
Nagpur

01 Aug 97 - 30 Apr 02
Air Marshal
Shanti Swaroop Gupta
6805 AE(M)
AOC-in-C
Nagpur

01 May 02 - 30 Apr 04
Air Marshal
Dinesh Chandra Nigam
7938 AE(L)
AOC-in-C
Nagpur

06 Jul 04 - 30 Apr 05
Air Marshal
Vijay Adhyutrao Patkar
8632 AE(L)
AOC-in-C
Nagpur

16 May 05 - 31 Mar 07
Air Marshal
Kirti Shekhar Chaturvedi
12100 AE(L)
AOC-in-C
Nagpur

02 Apr 07 - 30 Nov 07
Air Marshal
Jayant Satchidanand Apte
11900 AE(L)
AOC-in-C
Nagpur

01 Dec 07 - 31 Mar 09
Air Marshal
Gautam Nayyar
13024 AE(M)
AOC-in-C
Nagpur

01 Apr 09 - 31 Aug 11
Air Marshal
Pramod Vasant Athawale
13472 AE(L)
AOC-in-C
Nagpur

01 Sep 11 - 30 Jun 13
Air Marshal
Jagdish Chandra
14613 AE(L)
AOC-in-C
Nagpur

01 Jul 13 - 30 Nov 14
Air Marshal
Packiriswamy Kanakaraj
15066 AE(M)
AOC-in-C
Nagpur

01 Dec 14 - 31 Mar 16
Air Marshal
Jagjeet Singh
14814 AE(L)
AOC-in-C
Nagpur

01 Apr 16 - 31 May 17
Air Marshal
Pankaj Aneja
15975 AE(M)
AOC-in-C
Nagpur

01 Jun 17 - 31 Jan 19
Air Marshal
Hemant Sharma
15941 AE(L)
AOC-in-C
Nagpur

01 Feb 19 - 31 Dec 19
Air Marshal
Raj Karan Singh Shera
16315 AE(L)
AOC-in-C
Nagpur

01 Jan 20 -
Air Marshal
Shashiker Choudhary
17645 AE(M)
AOC-in-C
Nagpur

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