Senior Officers of the IAF - 1974 by Appointment

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Appointment, UnitRank & NameDates
CAS, Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Chief Marshal Om Prakash Mehra (1639 F(P))1973-01-16 to 1976-01-31
AOA, Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Marshal Teja Singh Virk (1621 F(N))1972-01-01 to 1974-01-01
--------do---------DelhiAir Marshal Gian Dev Sharma (1742 F(P))1974-07-01 to 1977-01-21
AOA, Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Marshal Idris Hasan Latif (1804 F(P))1974-01-02 to 1974-06-26
AOC, No 1 Operational Group (SWAC)JodhpurAir Marshal Edul Jahangir Dhatigara (1899 F(P))1974-06-27 to 1976-02-28
AOC-in-C, Central Air CommandAllahabadAir Marshal Bandi Sreeramulu Krishnarao (1727 F(P))1972-06-26 to 1974-06-26 - Retired
--------do---------AllahabadAir Marshal Idris Hasan Latif (1804 F(P))1974-06-27 to 1976-02-29
AOC-in-C, Eastern Air CommandShillongAir Marshal Maurice Barker (1691 F(P))1973-04-01 to 1976-04-21
AOC-in-C, Maintenance CommandNagpurAir Marshal Anand Ramdas Pandit (1707 F(P))1973-04-01 to 1976-02-29
AOC-in-C, Western Air CommandDelhiAir Marshal Hrushikesh Moolgavkar (1644 F(P))1973-04-01 to 1976-01-31
AOM, Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Marshal Gurbachan Singh (1779 LGS)1973-04-01 to 1974-11-26 - Retired
DCAS, Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Marshal Sarosh Jehangir Dastur (1792 F(P))1973-11-12 to 1974-06-27
--------do---------DelhiAir Marshal Devaiah Subia (1866 F(P))1974-06-27 to 1977-03-31
VCAS, Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Marshal Hari Chand Dewan (1598 F(P))1973-10-01 to 1976-03-31
ACAS (Eng), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Bawa Sampuran Singh Bedi (1795 AE(M))1974-04-10 to 1975-04-30
--------do---------DelhiAir Vice Marshal Raj Kumar Singh Marya (2916 AE(M))1971-03-06 to 1974-04-09 - Retired
ACAS (Logistics and Maint, Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Prasanta Chitta Santra (2839 LGS)1973-09-25 to 1975-02-28
ACAS (Plans), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Idris Hasan Latif (1804 F(P))1970-08-10 to 1974-01-01
--------do---------DelhiAir Vice Marshal George Kanishtkumar John (2132 F(P))1974-01-09 to 1974-01-30
ACAS (Plans), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Jafar Zaheer (3173 F(P))1974-04-01 to 1977-04-17
AOC, No 1 Operational Group (SWAC)JodhpurAir Vice Marshal Devaiah Subia (1866 F(P))1972-11-01 to 1974-06-26
AOC, Maritime Air OperationsBombayAir Vice Marshal Waman Raghunath Dani (1807 F(P))1973-04-16 to 1976-10-31
AOC-in-C, Training CommandBangaloreAir Vice Marshal Gian Dev Sharma (1742 F(P))1973-04-09 to 1974-06-29
--------do---------BangaloreAir Vice Marshal George Kanishtkumar John (2132 F(P))1974-07-01 to 1976-03-22
Cmdt, National Defence AcademyKhadakvaslaAir Vice Marshal Madhav Bhawrao Naik (1874 F(P))1973-01-03 to 1976-03-07
DMS (Air), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Ajit Nath (1666 MED)1969-03-07 to 1974-12-31
SASO, Western Air CommandDelhiAir Vice Marshal Charandas Gurudas Devashar (1867 F(P))1974-03-05 to 1976-02-15
--------do---------DelhiAir Vice Marshal Hemonto Kumar Bose (2348 F(P))1972-11-01 to 1974-03-04
SDS (Air), National Defence CollegeDelhiAir Vice Marshal George Kanishtkumar John (2132 F(P))1973-01-03 to 1974-01-20
--------do---------DelhiAir Vice Marshal Fredrick Van Allen Scudder (2639 F(P))1974-01-04 to 1976-02-29
SOA, Western Air CommandDelhiAir Vice Marshal Agia Kar Singh Bakshi (2013 ADM)1973-12-01 to 1976-11-30

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