740 Signal Unit

Motto : Satatam Tatparah (Always Alert)
Location : Dalhousie
The Air Force Station HQ and SCC are located on top of Motitibba hill in the heart of Dalhousie town at the height of 7300 feet. Dainkund, where the Relay Station is located, is on top of an isolated hill at the height of 9300 feet and at a distance of 16 kms from Mobitibba. Both the sites were surveyed and acquired by RCPO for Air Force during 1971-72. Construction , a challenging task, commenced during 1973. It also included construction of 6km road between Lakarmandi and Dainkund and improvement of of the 10 km stretch between GPO and Lakarmandi.

Commanding Officers


30 Jun 74 - 28 Aug 77
Wing Commander
Ananthapadmanabharao Venkatarangan
5249 SIGS
CO
Dalhousie

29 Aug 77 - 04 May 79
Wing Commander
Chandra Mohan Khorana
4946 AE(L)
CO
Dalhousie

18 Jun 79 - 09 Sep 81
Wing Commander
Brij Mohan Karir
5422 AE(L)
CO
Dalhousie

10 Sep 81 - 06 Oct 83
Wing Commander
Madan Mohan Malhotra
8300 AE(L)
CO
Dalhousie

07 Oct 83 - 01 Sep 85
Wing Commander
Promod Rewatiballab Pande
8234 AE(L)
CO
Dalhousie

02 Sep 85 - 24 Apr 88
Group Captain
Proteep Kumar Ghosh
7106 AE(L)
Stn Cdr
Dalhousie

25 Apr 88 - 19 Aug 90
Group Captain
Rameshwar Nath
8913 AE(L)
Stn Cdr
Dalhousie

20 Aug 90 - 06 Dec 92
Group Captain
Thiruvengadam Ramanujam
10695 AE(L)
Stn Cdr
Dalhousie

07 Dec 92 - 02 Jun 95
Group Captain
Puran Chandra Singh Rautela
9576 AE(L)
Stn Cdr
Dalhousie

03 Jun 95 - 28 Nov 97
Group Captain
Shivendra Singh
11489 AE(L)
Stn Cdr
Dalhousie

16 Feb 98 - 03 Sep 00
Group Captain
Prasad Babu

Stn Cdr
Dalhousie

04 Sep 00 - 17 Feb 02
Group Captain
Sundaresan Swaminathan
13044 AE(L)
Stn Cdr
Dalhousie

18 Feb 02 - 30 Nov 03
Group Captain
Krishan Gopal Verma
13718 AE(L)
Stn Cdr
Dalhousie

01 Dec 03 - 28 Feb 06
Group Captain
Amarjeet Gandhi
13720 AE(L)
Stn Cdr
Dalhousie

17 Apr 06 - 06 Nov 07
Group Captain
Partha Sarathi Roy
15097 AE(L)
Stn Cdr
Dalhousie

03 Dec 07 - 02 Nov 09
Group Captain
Malipeddi Surender Reddy
17297 AE(L)
Stn Cdr
Dalhousie

03 Nov 09 - 01 Apr 12
Group Captain
Paramjit Singh Malhi
18511 AE(L)
Stn Cdr
Dalhousie

14 Sep 20 -
Group Captain
P Bhardwaj

Stn Cdr
Dalhousie

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