Senior Officers of the IAF - 1961 by Appointment

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Appointment, UnitRank & NameDates
CAS, Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Marshal Aspy Merwan Engineer (1554 GD(P))1960-12-01 to 1964-07-31
AOA, Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Arjan Singh (1577 GD(P))1961-05-10 to 1962-12-31
AOC-in-C, Eastern Air CommandCalcuttaAir Vice Marshal Kundan Lal Sondhi (1566 GD(P))1959-12-07 to 1961-12-28
AOC-in-C, Maintenance CommandKanpurAir Vice Marshal Harjinder Singh (1963 ENG)1959-05-15 to 1963-08-02
AOC-in-C, Operational CommandDelhiAir Vice Marshal Erlic Wilmot Pinto (1593 GD(P))1959-11-18 to 1963-06-09
AOC-in-C, Training CommandBangaloreAir Vice Marshal Surendra Nath Goyal (1560 GD(P))1961-04-01 to 1966-08-06
DCAS, Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Diwan Atma Ram Nanda (1562 GD(P))1958-05-01 to 1962-12-31
SDS (Air), National Defence CollegeDelhiAir Vice Marshal Ramaswami Rajaram (1573 GD(P))1960-02-01 to 1962-12-11
Air Advisor, High Commission of India, United KingdomLondonAir Commodore Hrushikesh Moolgavkar (1644 F(P))1959-02-22 to 1962-06-11
Air Attache, Embassy of India, RussiaMoscowAir Commodore Azeez Lodhie (1584 GD(P))1961-12-01 to 1962-12-31
AOA, Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Commodore Hirendra Nath Chatterjee (1620 F(P))1960-01-23 to 1961-05-09
AOC, Advance HQ, Eastern Air CommandShillongAir Commodore Kanwar Jaswant Singh (1587 GD(P))1961-04-01 to 1962-03-02
AOC, Advance HQ, Operational CommandSimlaAir Commodore Shivdev Singh (1595 F(P))1960-01-12 to 1963-01-14
AOC (Policy and Plans), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Commodore Kanwar Jaswant Singh (1587 GD(P))1960-11-25 to 1961-03-31
AOM, Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Commodore Mohan Swaroop Chaturvedi (1592 GD(N))1958-05-28 to 1962-03-05
Cmdt, School of Land and Air WarfareSecunderabadAir Commodore Surendra Nath Goyal (1560 GD(P))1959-12-11 to 1961-03-31
--------do---------SecunderabadAir Commodore Homi Shapurji Ratnagar (1588 GD(P))1961-06-06 to 1966-01-12
Dean, Institute of Aerospace SafetyPuneAir Commodore Om Prakash Mehra (1639 F(P))1960-12-01 to 1963-08-02
Deputy Director, HQ NCCDelhiAir Commodore Ramaswami Sitaram (1574 GD(P))1961-04-13 to 1962-05-01
DMS (Air), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Commodore Behari Lal Kapur (5770 MED)1959-11-16 to 1961-11-05 - Retired
--------do---------DelhiAir Commodore Vishwanath Ramkrishna Damle (5994 MED)1961-11-06 to 1964-04-27
SAASO, Maintenance CommandKanpurAir Commodore Ramchander Atmaram (1583 GD(P))1961-06-06 to 1963-06-20
SASO, Operational CommandDelhiAir Commodore Hari Chand Dewan (1598 F(P))1960-04-25 to 1961-05-01
--------do---------DelhiAir Commodore Yeshwant Vinayak Malse (1616 F(P))1961-05-02 to 1962-08-01

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