Senior Officers of the IAF - 2002 by Service Number

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Rank & NameAppointment, UnitDates
Air Chief Marshal Anil Yeshwant Tipnis (5859 F(P))Cmde Cmdt, No.23 Squadron1994-07-22 to 2002-04-18
Air Chief Marshal Srinivasapuram Krishnaswamy (6338 F(P))CAS, Air Head QuartersDelhi2001-12-31 to 2004-12-31
Air Marshal Vinod Kumar Bhatia (6497 F(P))AOC-in-C, Western Air CommandDelhi2001-08-01 to 2002-04-28
--Same as above--IG (Flt Insp & Safety), Air Head QuartersDelhi2002-04-29 to 2002-10-31 - Retired
Air Marshal Vinod Kumar Verma (6528 F(P))AOC-in-C, Central Air CommandAllahabad2000-08-01 to 2002-04-30 - Retired
Air Marshal Manjit Singh Sekhon (6756 F(P))AOC-in-C, Southern Air CommandTrivandrum2000-09-01 to 2002-03-12
Air Marshal Shanti Swaroop Gupta (6805 AE(M))AOC-in-C, Maintenance CommandNagpur1997-08-01 to 2002-04-30 - Retired
Air Marshal Khushindhar Singh Bindra (6863 F(P))AOP, Air Head QuartersDelhi1999-10-01 to 2002-01-31 - Retired
Air Marshal Satish Govind Inamdar (7189 F(P))AOC-in-C, Eastern Air CommandShillong2000-12-01 to 2002-01-20
--Same as above--VCAS, Air Head QuartersDelhi2002-01-14 to 2003-01-31
Air Marshal Teshter Jall Master (7224 F(P))Cmde Cmdt, No.1 Squadron1999-03-31 to 2002-12-31 - Retired
--Same as above--AOC-in-C, Training CommandBangalore2001-04-01 to 2002-12-31 - Retired
Air Marshal Michael McMahon (7399 F(P))Cmde Cmdt, No.14 Squadron1997-09-08 to 2004-09-30
--Same as above--AOC-in-C, South Western Air CommandGandhinagar2001-08-01 to 2003-01-31
Air Marshal Tej Mohan Asthana (7672 F(P))DCAS, Air Head QuartersDelhi2000-12-01 to 2002-03-17
--Same as above--AOC-in-C, Southern Air CommandTrivandrum2002-03-18 to 2002-12-31
Air Marshal Manek Bomanshaw Madon (7681 F(P))Cmde Cmdt, No.29 Squadron1998-01-01 to 2005-12-31
--Same as above--SASO, Western Air CommandDelhi2000-09-01 to 2002-01-20
--Same as above--AOC-in-C, Eastern Air CommandShillong2002-01-21 to 2004-10-31
Air Marshal Adi Rustomji Ghandhi (7722 F(P))SASO, South Western Air CommandGandhinagar2001-04-01 to 2002-01-20
--Same as above--SASO, Western Air CommandDelhi2002-01-21 to 2002-04-28
--Same as above--AOC-in-C, Western Air CommandDelhi2002-04-29 to 2003-11-16
Air Marshal Laljee Kumar Verma (7768 MED)DGMS (Air), Air Head QuartersDelhi2000-06-01 to 2002-08-27
Air Marshal Dinesh Chandra Nigam (7938 AE(L))SMSO, Maintenance CommandNagpur2000-08-01 to 2002-04-30
--Same as above--AOC-in-C, Maintenance CommandNagpur2002-05-01 to 2004-04-30
Air Marshal Satish Kumar Ramlal Dham (8097 MED)Cmdt, Armed Forces Medical CollegePune2002-01-01 to 2002-08-27
--Same as above--DGMS (Air), Air Head QuartersDelhi2002-08-28 to 2003-06-30
Air Marshal Govind Chandra Singh Rajwar (8103 F(N))DCIDS (Doctrine, Org, Trg, Integrated Defence StaffNew Delhi2002-01-01 to 2003-12-31
Air Marshal Shashindra Pal Tyagi (8130 F(P))SASO, Central Air CommandAllahabad2000-12-01 to 2002-05-14
--Same as above--AOC-in-C, Central Air CommandAllahabad2002-05-01 to 2003-01-31
Air Marshal Ashok Kumar Goel (8151 F(P))SASO, Eastern Air CommandShillong2001-04-01 to 2002-10-31
--Same as above--IG (Flt Insp & Safety), Air Head QuartersDelhi2002-11-01 to 2003-09-30
Air Marshal Anil Kumar Trikha (8436 F(P))Cmdt, National Defence AcademyKhadakvasla2001-04-01 to 2002-12-31
Air Marshal Brijendra Mohan Bali (8438 F(P))IG (Flt Insp & Safety), Air Head QuartersDelhi2001-08-01 to 2002-04-28
--Same as above--SASO, Central Air CommandAllahabad2002-06-03 to 2003-01-31
Air Marshal Ramesh Chandra Mahadik (8570 ADM)AOA, Air Head QuartersDelhi2001-07-01 to 2003-12-31
Air Marshal Vijay Adhyutrao Patkar (8632 AE(L))AOM, Air Head QuartersDelhi2001-11-01 to 2004-06-30
Air Vice Marshal Raghu Rajan (8997 F(P))SDS (Air), National Defence CollegeDelhi2000-06-07 to 2002-06-04
---On Promotion to Air Marshal ---DCAS, Air Head QuartersDelhi2002-06-05 to 2004-03-31
Air Vice Marshal Subhash Chandra Rastogi (8999 F(P))ACAS (Plans), Air Head QuartersDelhi2000-01-03 to 2002-09-15
Air Marshal Sunil Kumar Malik (9002 F(P))Cmde Cmdt, No.17 Squadron1998-10-26 to 2005-07-31
Air Vice Marshal Sunil Kumar Malik (9002 F(P))ACAS (Intelligence), Air Head QuartersDelhi1999-09-01 to 2002-01-12
---On Promotion to Air Marshal ---SASO, South Western Air CommandGandhinagar2002-02-01 to 2003-12-31
Air Vice Marshal Narayan Menon (9005 F(P))ACAS (Ops), Air Head QuartersDelhi2000-12-01 to 2002-02-01
---On Promotion to Air Marshal ---AOP, Air Head QuartersDelhi2002-02-01 to 2004-09-30
Air Vice Marshal Gopalasamudram Mahadevan Vishwanathan (9056 F(P))AOC, Jammu & KashmirUdhampur2000-02-01 to 2002-12-31 - Retired
Air Vice Marshal Naiyer Iqbal Razzaqui (9642 ADM)SOA, Training CommandBangalore2001-08-01 to 2002-08-31 - Retired
Air Vice Marshal Satish Kumar Jain (9716 F(P))ACAS (Ops, C &D), Air Head QuartersDelhi2002-01-01 to 2003-02-14
Air Vice Marshal Subhash Bhojwani (9734 F(P))Cmdt, Air Force AcademyDundigal2000-08-01 to 2002-06-05
---On Promotion to Air Marshal ---SASO, Western Air CommandDelhi2002-06-06 to 2004-07-11
Air Vice Marshal Harpal Singh Ahluwalia (9821 F(P))AOC, Maritime Air OperationsBombay2000-09-01 to 2002-06-09
--Same as above--SDS (Air), National Defence CollegeDelhi2002-06-10 to 2003-07-31
Air Vice Marshal Mukut Prasad Sanyal (10017 LGS)ACAS (Logistics), Air Head QuartersDelhi2000-08-01 to 2003-11-30
Air Marshal Prakashchandra Khandubhai Desai (10078 AE(M))SMSO, Maintenance CommandNagpur2002-06-12 to 2004-11-30
Air Vice Marshal Babu Ajit Kumar Shetty (10110 F(P))AOC, 1 Air Defence Control CentreDelhi2000-09-01 to 2002-08-31
--Same as above--SOA, Training CommandBangalore2002-09-16 to 2003-10-31
Air Vice Marshal Donovan Eric Jonas (10131 F(P))Cmdt, College of Air WarfareSecunderabad2001-04-01 to 2004-04-30
Air Vice Marshal Jagdarshan Singh Sandhu (10139 F(P))SOA, Eastern Air CommandShillong2000-07-17 to 2002-08-31 - Retired
Air Vice Marshal Vijai Kant Tewari (10319 AE(L))SMSO, Central Air CommandAllahabad2001-03-01 to 2003-01-05
Air Vice Marshal Ajit Bhavnani (10440 F(P))ACAS (Pers - Officers), Air Head QuartersDelhi2000-08-01 to 2002-10-31
---On Promotion to Air Marshal ---SASO, Eastern Air CommandShillong2002-11-01 to 2003-01-31
Air Marshal Allandur Sulochanan Gurunathan (10443 F(P))Cmde Cmdt, No.16 Squadron1998-03-16 to 2004-03-31
Air Vice Marshal Allandur Sulochanan Gurunathan (10443 F(P))CI (Air), Defence Services Staff CollegeWellington2001-03-01 to 2004-03-31
Air Vice Marshal Ravindra Dattatreya Limaye (10464 F(P))SASO, Southern Air CommandTrivandrum2002-01-14 to 2002-12-31
--Same as above--Cmde Cmdt, No.22 Squadron2002-12-01 to 2004-05-31
Air Vice Marshal Sharad Yeshwant Savur (10525 F(P))ACAS (Pers - Airmen), Air Head QuartersDelhi2001-03-01 to 2002-01-12
--Same as above--ACAS (Intelligence), Air Head QuartersDelhi2002-01-13 to 2003-02-28
Air Vice Marshal Jagdish Singh Grewal (10866 F(P))AOC, 2 Air Defence Control CentreGandhinagar2001-10-15 to 2002-01-15 - Retired
Air Vice Marshal Avinash Deodata Joshi (10886 F(P))ACAS (Inspection), Air Head QuartersDelhi2001-08-01 to 2002-09-01
--Same as above--ACAS (Pers - Officers), Air Head QuartersDelhi2002-11-01 to 2003-12-31
Air Vice Marshal Gordon Peter Douglas D'Souza (10984 LGS)AOLM, Maintenance CommandNagpur2001-11-01 to 2004-10-30
Air Vice Marshal Avdesh Kumar Singh (11005 F(P))ACAS (Training), Air Head QuartersDelhi2001-09-03 to 2003-12-31
Air Vice Marshal Har Prakash Singh Sidhu (11051 F(P))Cmdt, College of Defence ManagementSecunderabad2001-08-06 to 2003-08-31
Air Vice Marshal Hariharpur Venkatasubbiah Hariharan (11244 ADM)SOA, Central Air CommandAllahabad2001-12-03 to 2003-09-30
Air Vice Marshal Harish Masand (11272 F(P))SAASO, Maintenance CommandNagpur2001-12-26 to 2004-01-31
Air Vice Marshal Tejinder Pal Singh Chatwal (11290 F(P))ADG (A), HQ NCCDelhi2001-10-01 to 2003-09-30
Air Vice Marshal Jaspal Singh Gujral (11300 F(P))ACIDS (Jt Ops), Integrated Defence StaffNew Delhi2001-12-26 to 2004-03-31
Air Vice Marshal Fali Homi Major (11442 F(P))ACAS (Pers - Airmen), Air Head QuartersDelhi2002-02-04 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 Pramod Kumar Mehra (11581 F(P))AOC, 2 Air Defence Control CentreGandhinagar2002-03-21 to 2003-01-31
Air Vice Marshal Bhushan Nilkanth Gokhale (11630 F(P))ACAS (Ops), Air Head QuartersDelhi2002-02-01 to 2004-10-09
Air Vice Marshal Padamjit Singh Ahluwalia (11631 F(P))AOC, Maritime Air OperationsBombay2002-06-10 to 2004-02-13
Air Vice Marshal Arvind Kumar Nagalia (11633 F(P))ACAS (Plans), Air Head QuartersDelhi2002-09-16 to 2004-09-30
Air Vice Marshal Vinod Kumar Verma (11638 F(P))Cmdt, Air Force AcademyDundigal2002-07-01 to 2004-01-11
Air Vice Marshal Harendrajit Singh Garkal (11780 ADM)SOA, Eastern Air CommandShillong2002-12-02 to 2004-03-20
Air Vice Marshal Kiran Chandra Indravadan Trivedi (11788 MET)ACAS (Meteorology), Air Head QuartersDelhi2001-10-19 to 2003-04-30
Air Vice Marshal Packiam Paul Rajkumar (12018 F(P))Dy Cmdt & CI, National Defence AcademyKhadakvasla2002-10-10 to 2004-12-31
Air Vice Marshal Kervashe Ramesh Karnik (12147 ACCTS)ACAS (Fin Plan), Air Head QuartersDelhi2002-06-14 to 2004-05-31
Air Vice Marshal Arun Kumar Tiwary (12194 F(P))SDS (Air), National Defence CollegeDelhi2002-08-01 to 2004-11-30
Air Vice Marshal Satish Kumar Sofat (12207 F(P))Cmde Cmdt, No.27 Squadron2001-09-14 to 2009-02-22
Air Vice Marshal Parimal Kumar Sarkar (26480 MED)Cmdt, Command Hospital, Air ForceBangalore2002-01-01 to 2003-09-29

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