Senior Officers of the IAF - 2002 by date of rank

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Rank & NameAppointment, UnitDates
Air Chief Marshal Anil Yeshwant Tipnis (5859 GD(P))Cmde Cmdt, No.23 Squadron1994-07-22 to 2002-04-18
Air Chief Marshal Srinivasapuram Krishnaswamy (6338 GD(P))CAS, Air Head QuartersDelhi2001-12-31 to 2004-12-31
Air Marshal Shanti Swaroop Gupta (6805 ENG)AOC-in-C, Maintenance CommandNagpur1997-08-01 to 2002-04-30 - Retired
Air Marshal Manek Bomanshaw Madon (7681 GD(P))Cmde Cmdt, No.29 Squadron1998-01-01 to 2005-12-31
Air Marshal Allandur Sulochanan Gurunathan (10443 GD(P))Cmde Cmdt, No.16 Squadron1998-03-16 to 2004-03-31
Air Marshal Sunil Kumar Malik (9002 GD(P))Cmde Cmdt, No.17 Squadron1998-10-26 to 2005-07-31
Air Marshal Khushindhar Singh Bindra (6863 GD(P))AOP, PSO: Personnel, Air HQDelhi1999-10-01 to 2002-01-31 - Retired
Air Marshal Laljee Kumar Verma (7768 MED)DGMS (Air), Air Head QuartersDelhi2000-06-01 to 2002-08-27
Air Marshal Vinod Kumar Verma (6528 GD(P))Cmde Cmdt, Tactics and Combat Development Establishment2000-06-06 to 2002-04-30 - Retired
--Same as above--AOC-in-C, Central Air CommandAllahabad2000-08-01 to 2002-04-30 - Retired
Air Marshal Dinesh Chandra Nigam (7938 SIGS)SMSO, Maintenance CommandNagpur2000-08-01 to 2002-04-30
Air Marshal Manjit Singh Sekhon (6756 GD(P))AOC-in-C, Southern Air CommandTrivandrum2000-09-01 to 2002-03-12
Air Marshal Manek Bomanshaw Madon (7681 GD(P))SASO, Western Air CommandDelhi2000-09-01 to 2002-01-20
Air Marshal Satish Govind Inamdar (7189 GD(P))AOC-in-C, Eastern Air CommandShillong2000-12-01 to 2002-01-20
Air Marshal Tej Mohan Asthana (7672 GD(P))DCAS, PSO: Planning, Air HQDelhi2000-12-01 to 2002-03-17
Air Marshal Shashindra Pal Tyagi (8130 GD(P))SASO, Central Air CommandAllahabad2000-12-01 to 2002-05-14
Air Marshal Raghu Rajan (8997 GD(P))Cmde Cmdt, No.18 Squadron2001-03-01 to 2006-06-25
Air Marshal Teshter Jall Master (7224 GD(P))AOC-in-C, Training CommandBangalore2001-04-01 to 2002-12-31 - Retired
Air Marshal Anil Kumar Trikha (8436 GD(P))Cmdt, National Defence AcademyKhadakvasla2001-04-01 to 2002-12-31
Air Marshal Ashok Kumar Goel (8151 GD(P))SASO, Eastern Air CommandShillong2001-04-01 to 2002-10-31
Air Marshal Adi Rustomji Ghandhi (7722 GD(P))SASO, South Western Air CommandGandhinagar2001-04-01 to 2002-01-20
Air Marshal Bijoy Krishna Pandey (8990 GD(P))SASO, Training CommandBangalore2001-05-30 to 2003-02-13
Air Marshal Ramesh Chandra Mahadik (8570 A&SD)AOA, PSO: Administration, Air HQDelhi2001-07-01 to 2003-12-31
Air Marshal Michael McMahon (7399 GD(P))AOC-in-C, South Western Air CommandGandhinagar2001-08-01 to 2003-01-31
Air Marshal Vinod Kumar Bhatia (6497 GD(P))AOC-in-C, Western Air CommandDelhi2001-08-01 to 2002-04-28
Air Marshal Brijendra Mohan Bali (8438 GD(P))IG (Insp & Safety), PSO: Inspection & Safety, Air HQDelhi2001-08-01 to 2002-04-28
Air Marshal Vijay Adhyutrao Patkar (8632 SIGS)AOM, PSO: Maintenance, Air HQDelhi2001-11-01 to 2004-06-30
Air Marshal Satish Kumar Ramlal Dham (8097 MED)Cmdt, Armed Forces Medical CollegePune2002-01-01 to 2002-08-27
Air Marshal Govind Chandra Singh Rajwar (8103 GD(N))DCIDS (Doctrine, Org, Trg, Integrated Defence StaffNew Delhi2002-01-01 to 2003-12-31
Air Marshal Satish Govind Inamdar (7189 GD(P))VCAS, PSO: Operations, Air HQDelhi2002-01-14 to 2003-01-31
Air Marshal Manek Bomanshaw Madon (7681 GD(P))AOC-in-C, Eastern Air CommandShillong2002-01-21 to 2004-10-31
Air Marshal Adi Rustomji Ghandhi (7722 GD(P))SASO, Western Air CommandDelhi2002-01-21 to 2002-04-28
Air Marshal Narayan Menon (9005 GD(P))AOP, PSO: Personnel, Air HQDelhi2002-02-01 to 2004-09-30
Air Marshal Sunil Kumar Malik (9002 GD(P))SASO, South Western Air CommandGandhinagar2002-02-01 to 2003-12-31
Air Marshal Tej Mohan Asthana (7672 GD(P))AOC-in-C, Southern Air CommandTrivandrum2002-03-18 to 2002-12-31
Air Marshal Adi Rustomji Ghandhi (7722 GD(P))AOC-in-C, Western Air CommandDelhi2002-04-29 to 2003-11-16
Air Marshal Vinod Kumar Bhatia (6497 GD(P))IG (Insp & Safety), PSO: Inspection & Safety, Air HQDelhi2002-04-29 to 2002-10-31 - Retired
Air Marshal Shashindra Pal Tyagi (8130 GD(P))AOC-in-C, Central Air CommandAllahabad2002-05-01 to 2003-01-31
Air Marshal Dinesh Chandra Nigam (7938 SIGS)AOC-in-C, Maintenance CommandNagpur2002-05-01 to 2004-04-30
Air Marshal Brijendra Mohan Bali (8438 GD(P))SASO, Central Air CommandAllahabad2002-06-03 to 2003-01-31
Air Marshal Raghu Rajan (8997 GD(P))DCAS, PSO: Planning, Air HQDelhi2002-06-05 to 2004-03-31
Air Marshal Subhash Bhojwani (9734 GD(P))SASO, Western Air CommandDelhi2002-06-06 to 2004-07-11
Air Marshal Prakashchandra Khandubhai Desai (10078 ARMT)SMSO, Maintenance CommandNagpur2002-06-12 to 2004-11-30
Air Marshal Satish Kumar Ramlal Dham (8097 MED)DGMS (Air), Air Head QuartersDelhi2002-08-28 to 2003-06-30
Air Marshal Ashok Kumar Goel (8151 GD(P))IG (Insp & Safety), PSO: Inspection & Safety, Air HQDelhi2002-11-01 to 2003-09-30
Air Marshal Ajit Bhavnani (10440 GD(P))SASO, Eastern Air CommandShillong2002-11-01 to 2003-01-31
Air Vice Marshal Sunil Kumar Malik (9002 GD(P))ACAS (Intelligence), Air Head QuartersDelhi1999-09-01 to 2002-01-20
Air Vice Marshal Subhash Chandra Rastogi (8999 GD(P))ACAS (Plans), Air Head QuartersDelhi2000-01-03 to 2002-09-15
Air Vice Marshal Gopalasamudram Mahadevan Vishwanathan (9056 GD(P))AOC, Jammu & KashmirUdhampur2000-02-01 to 2002-12-31 - Retired
Air Vice Marshal Raghu Rajan (8997 GD(P))SDS (Air), National Defence CollegeDelhi2000-06-07 to 2002-06-04
Air Vice Marshal Jagdarshan Singh Sandhu (10139 GD(P))SOA, Eastern Air CommandShillong2000-07-17 to 2002-08-31 - Retired
Air Vice Marshal Mukut Prasad Sanyal (10017 EQPT)ACAS (Logistics), Air Head QuartersDelhi2000-08-01 to 2003-11-30
Air Vice Marshal Ajit Bhavnani (10440 GD(P))ACAS (Pers - Officers), Air Head QuartersDelhi2000-08-01 to 2002-10-31
Air Vice Marshal Subhash Bhojwani (9734 GD(P))Cmdt, Air Force AcademyDundigal2000-08-01 to 2002-06-05
Air Vice Marshal Babu Ajit Kumar Shetty (10110 GD(P))AOC, 1 Air Defence Control CentreDelhi2000-09-01 to 2002-08-31
Air Vice Marshal Harpal Singh Ahluwalia (9821 GD(P))AOC, Maritime Air OperationsBombay2000-09-01 to 2002-06-09
Air Vice Marshal Puran Chandra Singh Rautela (9576 SIGS)SMSO, Training CommandBangalore2000-09-04 to 2002-05-31 - Retired
Air Vice Marshal Narayan Menon (9005 GD(P))ACAS (Ops), Air Operations, Air HQDelhi2000-12-01 to 2002-02-01
Air Vice Marshal Ramyar Keki Batha (9588 SIGS)ACAS (Sigs Air), Air Head QuartersDelhi2000-12-01 to 2002-08-31 - Retired
Air Vice Marshal Satish Kumar Jain (9716 GD(P))Addl ACAS (Ops), Air Head QuartersDelhi2000-12-18 to 2002-01-10
Air Vice Marshal Sharad Yeshwant Savur (10525 GD(P))ACAS (Pers - Airmen), Air Head QuartersDelhi2001-03-01 to 2002-01-12
Air Vice Marshal Allandur Sulochanan Gurunathan (10443 GD(P))CI (Air), Defence Services Staff CollegeWellington2001-03-01 to 2004-03-31
Air Vice Marshal Vijai Kant Tewari (10319 SIGS)SMSO, Central Air CommandAllahabad2001-03-01 to 2003-01-05
Air Vice Marshal Satyaprakash Dattatraya Honmode (12148 ACCTS)ACAS (Accounts), Air Head QuartersDelhi2001-03-29 to 2004-05-31
Air Vice Marshal Donovan Eric Jonas (10131 GD(P))Cmdt, College of Air WarfareSecunderabad2001-04-01 to 2004-04-30
Air Vice Marshal Thiruvengadam Ramanujam (10695 SIGS)ACAS (Systems), Air Head QuartersDelhi2001-05-11 to 2002-08-31 - Retired
Air Vice Marshal Naiyer Iqbal Razzaqui (9642 A&SD)SOA, Training CommandBangalore2001-08-01 to 2002-08-31 - Retired
Air Vice Marshal Avinash Deodata Joshi (10886 GD(P))ACAS (Inspection), Air Head QuartersDelhi2001-08-06 to 2002-09-15
Air Vice Marshal Har Prakash Singh Sidhu (11051 GD(P))Cmdt, College of Defence ManagementSecunderabad2001-08-06 to 2003-08-31
Air Vice Marshal Avdesh Kumar Singh (11005 GD(P))ACAS (Training), Air Head QuartersDelhi2001-09-03 to 2004-01-11
Air Vice Marshal Satish Kumar Sofat (12207 GD(P))Cmde Cmdt, No.27 Squadron2001-09-14 to 2009-02-22
Air Vice Marshal Tejinder Pal Singh Chatwal (11290 GD(P))ADG (A), HQ NCCDelhi2001-10-01 to 2003-09-30
Air Vice Marshal Jagdish Singh Grewal (10866 GD(P))AOC, 2 Air Defence Control CentreGandhinagar2001-10-15 to 2002-01-15 - Retired
Air Vice Marshal Kiran Chandra Indravadan Trivedi (11788 MET)ACAS (Meteorology), Air Head QuartersDelhi2001-10-19 to 2003-04-30
Air Vice Marshal Gordon Peter Douglas D'Souza (10984 GD(P))AOLM, Maintenance CommandNagpur2001-11-01 to 2004-10-30
Air Vice Marshal Hariharpur Venkatasubbiah Hariharan (11244 A&SD)SOA, Central Air CommandAllahabad2001-12-03 to 2003-09-30
Air Vice Marshal Jaspal Singh Gujral (11300 GD(P))ACIDS (Jt Ops), Integrated Defence StaffNew Delhi2001-12-26 to 2004-03-31
Air Vice Marshal Harish Masand (11272 GD(P))SAASO, Maintenance CommandNagpur2001-12-26 to 2004-01-31
Air Vice Marshal Parimal Kumar Sarkar (26480 MED)Cmdt, Command Hospital, Air ForceBangalore2002-01-01 to 2003-09-29
Air Vice Marshal Satish Kumar Jain (9716 GD(P))ACAS (Ops, C &D), Air Head QuartersDelhi2002-01-11 to 2003-01-31
Air Vice Marshal Ravindra Dattatreya Limaye (10464 GD(P))SASO, Southern Air CommandTrivandrum2002-01-14 to 2002-12-31
Air Vice Marshal Sharad Yeshwant Savur (10525 GD(P))ACAS (Intelligence), Air Head QuartersDelhi2002-01-21 to 2003-01-31
Air Vice Marshal Bhushan Nilkanth Gokhale (11630 GD(P))ACAS (Ops), Air Operations, Air HQDelhi2002-02-01 to 2004-10-09
Air Vice Marshal Fali Homi Major (11442 GD(P))ACAS (Pers - Airmen), Air Head QuartersDelhi2002-02-04 to 2003-12-31
Air Vice Marshal Pramod Kumar Mehra (11581 GD(P))AOC, 2 Air Defence Control CentreGandhinagar2002-03-21 to 2003-01-31
Air Vice Marshal Padamjit Singh Ahluwalia (11631 GD(P))AOC, Maritime Air OperationsBombay2002-06-10 to 2004-02-13
Air Vice Marshal Harpal Singh Ahluwalia (9821 GD(P))SDS (Air), National Defence CollegeDelhi2002-06-10 to 2003-07-31
Air Vice Marshal Kirti Shekhar Chaturvedi (12100 AE(L))SMSO, Training CommandBangalore2002-06-12 to 2004-10-28
Air Vice Marshal Kervashe Ramesh Karnik (12147 ACCTS)ACAS (Fin Plan), Air Head QuartersDelhi2002-06-14 to 2004-05-31
Air Vice Marshal Vinod Kumar Verma (11638 GD(P))Cmdt, Air Force AcademyDundigal2002-07-01 to 2004-01-11
Air Vice Marshal Arun Kumar Tiwary (12194 GD(P))SDS (Air), National Defence CollegeDelhi2002-08-01 to 2004-11-30
Air Vice Marshal Anurag Bhawanishankar Pandit (12103 AE(L))ACAS (Systems), Air Head QuartersDelhi2002-09-02 to 2003-01-05
Air Vice Marshal Subhash Chandra Rastogi (8999 GD(P))ACAS (Inspection), Air Head QuartersDelhi2002-09-16 to 2003-03-31
Air Vice Marshal Arvind Kumar Nagalia (11633 GD(P))ACAS (Plans), Air Head QuartersDelhi2002-09-16 to 2004-09-30
Air Vice Marshal Babu Ajit Kumar Shetty (10110 GD(P))SOA, Training CommandBangalore2002-09-16 to 2003-10-31
Air Vice Marshal Packiam Paul Rajkumar (12018 GD(P))Dy Cmdt & CI, National Defence AcademyKhadakvasla2002-10-10 to 2004-12-31
Air Vice Marshal Avinash Deodata Joshi (10886 GD(P))ACAS (Pers - Officers), Air Head QuartersDelhi2002-11-01 to 2003-12-31
Air Vice Marshal Padmavathy Bandhopadhyay (11528 MED)ADG, Armed Forces Medical SciencesDelhi2002-11-25 to 2004-09-30
Air Vice Marshal Ravindra Dattatreya Limaye (10464 GD(P))Cmde Cmdt, No.22 Squadron2002-12-01 to 2004-05-31
Air Vice Marshal Harendrajit Singh Garkal (11780 A&SD)SOA, Eastern Air CommandShillong2002-12-02 to 2004-03-20
Air Vice Marshal Vijai Kant Tewari (10319 SIGS)ACAS (Sigs Air), Air Head QuartersDelhi2002-12-17 to 2003-10-31

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