Deputy Commandant Appointments at Air Force Academy


18 Sep 82 - 28 Sep 84
Air Commodore
Arya Bhushan Lamba
4713 F(P)
Dy Cmdt
Dundigal

29 Sep 84 - 07 Oct 85
Air Commodore
Inderjit Singh Sandhu
4790 F(P)
Dy Cmdt
Dundigal

03 Feb 86 - 20 Aug 86
Air Commodore
Rajendra Kumar Dhawan
4736 F(P)
Dy Cmdt
Dundigal

22 Aug 86 - 31 Oct 89
Air Commodore
Bir Inder Singh
5040 F(P)
Dy Cmdt
Dundigal

11 Dec 89 - 28 Jul 92
Air Commodore
Dalip Singh Dahiya
5866 F(P)
Dy Cmdt
Dundigal

28 Nov 92 - 22 Dec 93
Air Commodore
Khushindhar Singh Bindra
6863 F(P)
Dy Cmdt
Dundigal

03 Jan 94 - 01 Jan 95
Air Commodore
Nirmal Thusu
9033 F(P)
Dy Cmdt
Dundigal

02 Jan 95 - 20 Dec 95
Air Commodore
Praveen Badhwar
7658 F(P)
Dy Cmdt
Dundigal

01 Feb 96 - 30 Jun 97
Air Commodore
Arun Dattatreya Karandikar
10865 F(P)
Dy Cmdt
Dundigal

26 Aug 97 - 27 Dec 98
Air Commodore
Parvez Hamilton Khokhar
11860 F(P)
Dy Cmdt
Dundigal

11 Jan 99 - 28 Feb 01
Air Commodore
Kariyadil Cheriyan Kuruvilla
10862 F(P)
Dy Cmdt
Dundigal

01 Mar 01 - 02 Dec 01
Air Commodore
Shah Baig Singh Paul
11857 F(P)
Dy Cmdt
Dundigal

03 Dec 01 - 19 Oct 03
Air Commodore
Ashok Dharam Chhibbar
12118 F(P)
Dy Cmdt
Dundigal

22 Oct 03 - 25 Dec 05
Air Commodore
Arup Raha
13910 F(P)
Dy Cmdt
Dundigal

26 Dec 05 - 31 Aug 07
Air Commodore
Ravindra Hemchandra Karve
13369 F(P)
Dy Cmdt
Dundigal

22 Oct 07 - 12 Jan 09
Air Commodore
Jasjit Singh Kler
16225 F(P)
Dy Cmdt
Dundigal

24 Jan 09 - 15 Mar 09
Group Captain
Potsangbam Ranbir Singh
16243 F(P)
Dy Cmdt
Dundigal

16 Mar 09 - 31 Dec 09
Air Commodore
Potsangbam Ranbir Singh
16243 F(P)
Dy Cmdt
Dundigal

02 Mar 10 - 13 Jul 11
Air Commodore
Arvind Verma
15410 F(P)
Dy Cmdt
Dundigal

14 Jul 11 - 31 Jul 11
Air Commodore
Vidhya Sagar Bharti
16611 F(P)
Dy Cmdt
Dundigal

01 Aug 11 - 31 Mar 13
Air Vice Marshal
Vidhya Sagar Bharti
16611 F(P)
Dy Cmdt
Dundigal

01 Apr 13 - 16 Nov 14
Air Vice Marshal
Vivek Ram Chaudhari
16978 F(P)
Dy Cmdt
Dundigal

17 Nov 14 - 30 Jun 16
Air Vice Marshal
Michael Fernandez
16967 F(P)
Dy Cmdt
Dundigal

01 Jul 16 - 19 Mar 17
Air Vice Marshal
Rajeev Hora
17141 F(P)
Dy Cmdt
Dundigal

20 Mar 17 - 19 Jun 19
Air Vice Marshal
Guttikonda Amara Prasad Babu
17714 F(P)
Dy Cmdt
Dundigal

20 Jun 19 - 30 Aug 21
Air Vice Marshal
Dinesh Kumar Awasthi
18079 F(P)
Dy Cmdt
Dundigal

01 Sep 21 -
Air Vice Marshal
Lalit Kumar Chawla
19871 F(P)
Dy Cmdt
Dundigal

Note: All the data available here is publicly available in the Gazette of India, published by the Indian Government, or from public domain sources, press releases about Awards and Right-To-Information (RTI) Requests. Additionally data shared by veterans is added to the page with permission. No data with respect to serving officers below the rank of AVM is displayed. Information in Gazette of India and Award citations and photographs as released by the Indian Air Force are the only details displayed.