Senior Officers of the IAF - 2017 by Service Number

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Rank & NameAppointment, UnitDates
Air Marshal Sanderraman Neelakantan (15184 F(P))Cmde Cmdt, No.1 Squadron2014-12-15 to 2017-02-28 - Retired
--Same as above--AOC-in-C, Southern Air CommandTrivandrum2016-08-01 to 2017-02-28 - Retired
Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa (15405 F(P))CAS, Air Head QuartersDelhi2016-12-31 to 2019-09-30
Air Marshal Ravinder Kumar Dhir (15678 F(P))AOC-in-C, South Western Air CommandGandhinagar2015-06-01 to 2018-09-30
Air Marshal Shirish Baban Deo (15681 F(P))Cmde Cmdt, No.15 Squadron2013-05-21 to 2018-09-30
--Same as above--VCAS, Air Head QuartersDelhi2017-01-01 to 2018-09-30
Air Marshal Jasbir Singh Walia (15684 F(P))Cmde Cmdt, No.6 Squadron2013-08-27 to 2019-03-31
--Same as above--C-in-C, Strategic Forces CommandDelhi2016-08-01 to 2019-03-31
Air Marshal Mahesh Kumar Malik (15743 ADM)AOA, Air Head QuartersDelhi2016-08-01 to 2017-07-31 - Retired
Air Marshal Sanjay Sharma (15839 AE(L))AOM, Air Head QuartersDelhi2017-01-01 to 2018-02-28
Air Marshal Anil Khosla (15871 F(P))AOC-in-C, Eastern Air CommandShillong2017-01-01 to 2018-09-30
Air Marshal Chandrashekharan Hari Kumar (15881 F(P))AOC-in-C, Western Air CommandDelhi2017-01-01 to 2019-02-28
Air Marshal Hemant Sharma (15941 AE(L))AOC-in-C, Maintenance CommandNagpur2017-06-01 to 2019-01-31
Air Marshal Pankaj Aneja (15975 AE(M))AOC-in-C, Maintenance CommandNagpur2016-04-01 to 2017-05-31 - Retired
Air Marshal Chambala Karai Ranjan (16015 MED)Cmdt, Armed Forces Medical CollegePune2016-10-01 to 2018-09-30
Air Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria (16026 F(P))Cmde Cmdt, No.5 Squadron2014-12-22 to 2021-09-30
--Same as above--DCAS, Air Head QuartersDelhi2016-01-01 to 2017-02-28
--Same as above--AOC-in-C, Southern Air CommandTrivandrum2017-03-01 to 2018-07-31
Air Marshal Sridharan Panicker Radha Krishnan Nair (16040 F(P))AOC-in-C, Training CommandBangalore2015-09-01 to 2018-07-31
Air Marshal Shyam Bihari Prasad Sinha (16053 F(P))AOC-in-C, Central Air CommandAllahabad2016-01-01 to 2018-12-31
Air Marshal Sardar Harpal Singh (16071 F(P))SASO, South Western Air CommandGandhinagar2015-09-01 to 2017-03-17
--Same as above--DG (Flt Insp & Safety), Air Head QuartersDelhi2017-03-21 to 2019-05-31
Air Vice Marshal Upkarjit Singh (16204 F(P))Cmdt, College of Air WarfareSecunderabad2016-06-09 to 2017-03-06
Air Marshal Balakrishnan Suresh (16206 F(P))AOP, Air Head QuartersDelhi2016-08-01 to 2018-07-31
Air Marshal Jasjit Singh Kler (16225 F(P))Cmdt, National Defence AcademyKhadakvasla2016-06-20 to 2018-03-31
Air Marshal Devendra Singh Rawat (16242 F(P))SASO, South Western Air CommandGandhinagar2017-03-18 to 2018-08-26
Air Marshal Raj Karan Singh Shera (16315 AE(L))SMSO, Maintenance CommandNagpur2016-04-03 to 2018-02-28
Air Marshal Raghunath Nambiar (16378 F(P))SASO, Eastern Air CommandShillong2016-06-20 to 2017-02-28
--Same as above--DCAS, Air Head QuartersDelhi2017-03-01 to 2018-09-30
Air Marshal Pandurang Narayana Pradhan (16403 F(P))SASO, Southern Air CommandTrivandrum2015-09-01 to 2017-05-04
--Same as above--DCIDS (Ops), Integrated Defence StaffNew Delhi2017-05-20 to 2018-11-30
Air Vice Marshal Harinder Jeet Walia (16418 F(N))ADG (A), HQ NCCDelhi2015-01-01 to 2017-10-31 - Retired
Air Marshal Hemant Narayan Bhagwat (16423 ADM)DG (Works), Air Head QuartersDelhi2016-08-01 to 2017-07-31
--Same as above--AOA, Air Head QuartersDelhi2017-08-01 to 2018-10-31
Air Marshal Kuldeep Sharma (16541 AE(M))Cmde Cmdt, No.23 Squadron2016-07-25 to 2019-01-31
--Same as above--DG (Aircraft), Air Head QuartersDelhi2017-01-02 to 2019-01-31
Air Marshal Jitendra Kumar Singh (16545 AE(M))DG (Systems), Air Head QuartersDelhi2017-06-01 to 2019-01-31
Air Marshal Harjit Singh Arora (16557 F(P))Cmde Cmdt, No.51 Squadron2015-02-20 to 2021-06-30
--Same as above--DG (Air Ops), Air Head QuartersDelhi2016-08-22 to 2018-09-30
Air Marshal Surendra Kumar Ghotia (16575 F(P))SASO, Training CommandBangalore2016-06-20 to 2019-04-30
Air Marshal Navkaranjit Singh Dhillon (16580 F(P))SASO, Western Air CommandDelhi2016-08-01 to 2019-03-31
Air Marshal Rajeev Sachdeva (16582 F(P))SASO, Southern Air CommandTrivandrum2017-05-05 to 2018-12-13
Air Vice Marshal Arjun Subramaniam (16592 F(P))SDS (Air), National Defence CollegeDelhi2015-05-05 to 2017-07-31 - Retired
Air Vice Marshal Vidhya Sagar Bharti (16611 F(P))IG (Air), Border Security ForceDelhi2015-02-02 to 2017-10-31 - Retired
Air Vice Marshal Om Prakash Tiwari (16678 F(N))DG , Air Force Naval Housing BoardDelhi2016-12-26 to 2017-05-28
Air Vice Marshal Rajiv Gandotra (16748 AE(M))SMSO, Western Air CommandDelhi2015-05-01 to 2017-09-30 - Retired
Air Marshal Rajesh Kumar (16770 F(P))Cmde Cmdt, No.3 Squadron2015-08-14 to 2021-08-31
--Same as above--Director (PMT ADA), Air Head QuartersBangalore2016-01-05 to 2017-02-28
--Same as above--SASO, Eastern Air CommandShillong2017-03-01 to 2018-12-31
Air Marshal Rajiv Dayal Mathur (16772 F(P))Cmde Cmdt, Flying Instructors School2015-07-31 to 2021-07-31
Air Vice Marshal Prashant Nagaraja Kaushik (16783 F(P))ADC, Southern Air CommandTrivandrum2016-08-01 to 2017-07-23
Air Marshal Aravindra Singh Butola (16789 F(P))SASO, Central Air CommandAllahabad2016-08-01 to 2018-08-26
Air Marshal Amit Tiwari (16806 F(P))Cmdt, Air Force AcademyDundigal2016-12-01 to 2018-09-03
Air Vice Marshal Shaik Mahaboob Subhani (16865 ACCTS)ACAS (Accts & AV), Air Head QuartersDelhi2016-07-01 to 2018-06-30
Air Vice Marshal Thazhathupulikunnel Devasia Joseph (16964 F(P))Cmde Cmdt, No.18 Squadron2013-05-07 to 2021-07-31
--Same as above--SDS (Air), National Defence CollegeDelhi2017-08-01 to 2019-03-31
Air Vice Marshal Shreesh Mohan (16966 F(P))ADC, Central Air CommandAllahabad2015-07-06 to 2018-10-31
Air Vice Marshal Michael Fernandez (16967 F(P))AOC, Maritime Air OperationsBombay2016-07-01 to 2018-07-31
Air Vice Marshal Rajesh Isser (16968 F(P))SOA, Central Air CommandAllahabad2016-01-18 to 2019-06-30
Air Marshal Amit Dev (16972 F(P))Cmde Cmdt, No.2 Squadron2015-08-14 to 2020-08-13
Air Marshal Vivek Ram Chaudhari (16978 F(P))Cmde Cmdt, No.28 Squadron2015-07-31 to 2020-07-31
Air Vice Marshal Vivek Ram Chaudhari (16978 F(P))ACAS (Pers - Officers), Air Head QuartersDelhi2016-07-01 to 2018-09-30
Air Vice Marshal Manavendra Singh (16983 F(P))SOA, Eastern Air CommandShillong2015-03-02 to 2017-09-30
--Same as above--SAASO, Maintenance CommandNagpur2017-10-01 to 2018-12-13
Air Vice Marshal Anil Golani (16986 F(P))CI (Air), Defence Services Staff CollegeWellington2016-07-01 to 2018-11-30
Air Vice Marshal Suryakant Chintaman Chafekar (17013 F(P))SAASO, Maintenance CommandNagpur2016-07-01 to 2017-09-30 - Retired
Air Vice Marshal Kalarikal Puttur Unnikrishnan Nair (17023 F(N))SOA, South Western Air CommandGandhinagar2016-05-01 to 2017-08-31 - Retired
Air Vice Marshal Mothlamnet Sabari Gireen Menon (17035 ADM)ACAS (Org & Cer), Air Head QuartersDelhi2016-08-01 to 2017-07-31
--Same as above--ACAS (Works), Air Head QuartersDelhi2017-08-01 to 2018-10-31
Air Vice Marshal Atul Kumar Singh (17041 ADM)SOA, Western Air CommandDelhi2016-08-01 to 2018-12-31
Air Vice Marshal Shiv Shanker Sharma (17073 EDN)ACAS (Education), Air Head QuartersDelhi2015-04-01 to 2017-08-31 - Retired
Air Vice Marshal Pranay Kumar Hridayash Sinha (17118 AE(L))Cmdt, Software Development InstituteBangalore2016-04-19 to 2018-02-27
Air Vice Marshal Richard John Duckworth (17136 F(P))ADC, Southern Air CommandTrivandrum2017-07-24 to 2019-04-30
Air Vice Marshal Rajeev Hora (17141 F(P))Cmde Cmdt, No.16 Squadron2015-08-14 to 2020-08-13
Air Vice Marshal Nitin Shankar Vaidya (17208 ADM)SOA, Training CommandBangalore2016-10-01 to 2018-04-30
Air Vice Marshal Pradeep Padmakar Bapat (17227 ADM)ACAS (Works), Air Head QuartersDelhi2015-08-01 to 2017-07-31
---On Promotion to Air Marshal ---DG (Works), Air Head QuartersDelhi2017-08-01 to 2018-10-31
Air Vice Marshal Pramod Kumar Shrivastava (17283 AE(M))SMSO, Central Air CommandAllahabad2016-05-02 to 2018-11-30
Air Vice Marshal Sandeep Singh (17312 F(P))Cmdt, Aircraft and Systems Testing EstablishmentBangalore2016-10-01 to 2018-12-31
Air Vice Marshal Balabhadra Radha Krishna (17326 F(P))ACAS (Plans), Air Head QuartersDelhi2016-08-01 to 2019-02-28
Air Vice Marshal Diptendu Choudhury (17335 F(P))AOC, Composite Battle Response and Analysis GroupGwalior2015-07-06 to 2017-02-28
--Same as above--Cmde Cmdt, Tactics and Combat Development Establishment2016-07-25 to 2021-07-24
--Same as above--AOC, 2 Air Defence Control CentreGandhinagar2017-03-23 to 2018-09-30
Air Vice Marshal Jonnalagedda Chalapati (17358 F(P))ACAS (Projects), Air Head QuartersDelhi2016-08-01 to 2019-02-28
Air Vice Marshal Nicodemus Manohar Samuel (17449 F(P))ACAS (Ops, T&H), Air Head QuartersDelhi2016-06-20 to 2017-08-30
Air Vice Marshal Suresh Babu Kantipudi (17588 MET)ACAS (Meteorology), Air Head QuartersDelhi2013-01-01 to 2018-03-31
Air Vice Marshal Pijush Mukherjee (17671 AE(L))ACAS (Systems), Air Head QuartersDelhi2017-08-01 to 2019-10-31
Air Vice Marshal Vikram Singh (17699 F(P))AOC, Advance HQ, Eastern Air CommandCalcutta2016-05-16 to 2018-04-30
Air Vice Marshal Guttikonda Amara Prasad Babu (17714 F(P))Cmde Cmdt, No.115 Helicopter Unit2015-08-26 to 2020-08-25
--Same as above--SOA, Southern Air CommandTrivandrum2016-03-05 to 2017-03-19
Air Vice Marshal B Chandrasekhar (17726 F(P))Cmde Cmdt, No.130 Helicopter Unit2015-04-16 to 2020-04-15
--Same as above--SOA, Southern Air CommandTrivandrum2017-03-20 to 2019-06-05
Air Vice Marshal Biju Paul (17791 LGS)AOLM, Maintenance CommandNagpur2015-11-01 to 2018-08-28
Air Vice Marshal Radhakrishnan Radhish (17853 F(P))Cmdt, College of Air WarfareSecunderabad2017-03-07 to 2018-11-11
Air Vice Marshal Sanjay Nimesh (17862 F(P))Cmde Cmdt, No.47 Squadron2015-07-31 to 2020-07-31
Air Vice Marshal Pawan Kumar Mohey (18099 F(P))SOA, Eastern Air CommandShillong2017-10-01 to 2019-07-28
Air Vice Marshal Surendra Kumar Indoria (18296 F(P))Cmde Cmdt, No.12 Squadron2015-02-20 to 2020-02-20
Air Vice Marshal Laxmi Narain Sharma (18338 EDN)ACAS (Education), Air Head QuartersDelhi2017-09-01 to 2020-03-31
Air Marshal Pawan Kapoor (35311 MED)DGMS (Air), Air Head QuartersDelhi2016-07-01 to 2017-12-31 - Retired
--Same as above--Cmde Cmdt, Institution of Aviation Medicine2016-07-01 to 2017-12-31 - Retired

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