Air Force Central Medical Establishment


Date Raised : 1947-08-15 Location : New Delhi
During the 1940's the RAF Central Medical Board (RAFCMB) was established at Lahore, to conduct the medical examination and assessment of aircrew for flying fitness. The RAFCMB was shifted to Delhi in July 1942. The RIAF Central Medical Board (RIAFCMB) became IAF Central Medical board (IAFCMB) in 1949 when all Royal Air Force personnel left India and w.e.f 1 Apr 58 this Units was further, designated as AF Central Medical Establishment (AFCME).

Commanding Officers


15 Aug 47 - 08 Dec 50
Wing Commander
Madhav Yashwant Alurkar
1720 MED
President
Delhi

09 Dec 50 - 22 Sep 52
Wing Commander
Barada Kanta Bhadury
1762 MED
President
Delhi

06 Dec 52 - 04 Oct 53
Wing Commander
Madhav Yashwant Alurkar
1720 MED
President
Delhi

05 Oct 53 - 19 May 57
Wing Commander
Ramamurti Arunachalam
3433 MED
President
Delhi

18 Jan 58 - 21 Feb 61
Wing Commander
Dina Nath Maniktala
3434 MED
President
Delhi

23 Mar 61 - 22 Oct 62
Wing Commander
Ramaswamy Jayaram
2232 MED
President
Delhi

02 Jan 63 - 31 Mar 66
Wing Commander
Barun Kumar Mukherji
2042 MED
President
Delhi

01 Apr 66 - 16 Dec 70
Group Captain
Mrinal Kanti Mookerjee
2691 MED
President
Delhi

16 Dec 70 - 28 Feb 75
Group Captain
Arun Kumar Basu
2231 MED
President
Delhi

01 Mar 75 - 23 Feb 78
Group Captain
Jagjit Singh Sant
3525 MED
President
Delhi

24 Feb 78 - 27 Mar 78
Group Captain
Vijjaha Sriman Narayana Murthy
3587 MED
President
Delhi

28 Mar 78 - 31 Jul 81
Air Commodore
Vijjaha Sriman Narayana Murthy
3587 MED
AOC
Delhi

01 Aug 81 - 31 Aug 81
Air Vice Marshal
Vijjaha Sriman Narayana Murthy
3587 MED
AOC
Delhi

01 Sep 81 - 07 Oct 84
Air Commodore
Gyanendra Nath Kunzru
4167 MED
AOC
Delhi

10 Jun 85 - 25 Mar 86
Air Commodore
Jagannathan Vasudevan
15857 MED
AOC
Delhi

27 Mar 86 - 30 Oct 87
Air Commodore
Prakash Singh Devgan
4625 MED
AOC
Delhi

01 Feb 88 - 11 Dec 88
Air Commodore
Bindingneville Narayan Badrinath
4844 MED
AOC
Delhi

27 Mar 89 - 12 Jan 92
Air Commodore
Pratap Chandra Sharda
5752 MED
AOC
Delhi

10 Feb 92 -
Air Commodore
Sudhanshu Kumar Adaval
6486 MED
AOC
Delhi

01 Dec 93 - 02 Jun 97
Air Commodore
Kukkehalli Prabhakar Hegde
7253 MED
AOC
Delhi

30 Jun 97 - 31 May 00
Air Commodore
Vijay Madhav Alurkar
8098 MED
AOC
Delhi

26 Jun 00 - 24 Nov 02
Air Commodore
Padmavathy Bandhopadhyay
11528 MED
AOC
Delhi

02 Dec 02 - 30 Jun 03
Air Commodore
Satish Chander Sood
26050 MED
AOC
Delhi

01 Jul 03 - 30 Nov 04
Air Commodore
Jai Krishan Gupta
12308 MED
AOC
Delhi

01 Dec 04 - 15 Feb 05
Air Vice Marshal
Jai Krishan Gupta
12308 MED
AOC
Delhi

01 Mar 05 -
Air Commodore
Ram Krishan Ganjoo
13362 MED
AOC
Delhi

Unknown -
Air Commodore
Navin Rattan
14242 MED
AOC
Delhi

01 Jun 09 - 31 Aug 10
Air Commodore
Harish Malik
14010 MED
AOC
Delhi

01 Sep 10 - 31 Jan 12
Air Commodore
Suresh Chandra Kabra
20952 MED
AOC
Delhi

01 Mar 12 - 30 Jul 14
Air Commodore
Chambala Karai Ranjan
16015 MED
AOC
Delhi

Unknown -
Air Commodore
Subir Chandra Banerjea
16353 MED
AOC
Delhi

Unknown -
Air Commodore
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AOC
Delhi

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