Chief Instructor (Air) Appointments at Defence Services Staff College


16 Jun 48 - 30 Jun 50
Group Captain
H S Darley
RAF
CI (Air)
Wellington

01 Jul 50 - 01 Jan 52
Group Captain
D I P Macnair
RAF
CI (Air)
Wellington

01 Jan 52 - 01 Jan 55
Group Captain
W G Mosery
RAF
CI (Air)
Wellington

17 Oct 55 - 26 May 58
Group Captain
Kundan Lal Sondhi
1566 GD(P)
CI (Air)
Wellington

27 May 58 - 31 May 60
Group Captain
Sarosh Jehangir Dastur
1792 GD(O)
CI (Air)
Wellington

01 Jul 60 - 11 Jan 63
Group Captain
Syed Abbas Hussain
1706 F(P)
CI (Air)
Wellington

12 Jan 63 - 31 Jul 64
Group Captain
Rointon Merwan Engineer
2120 GD(P)
CI (Air)
Wellington

01 Aug 64 - 14 Jul 66
Group Captain
Surinder Singh Achreja
1987 GD(O)
CI (Air)
Wellington

24 Aug 66 - 25 Nov 67
Group Captain
Trilok Nath Ghadiok
2354 F(P)
CI (Air)
Wellington

26 Nov 67 - 22 Nov 69
Group Captain
Virendra Mohan Bhatnagar
3067 F(P)
CI (Air)
Wellington

23 Nov 69 - 20 Aug 72
Group Captain
Eruch Shiavax Lala
3842 F(P)
CI (Air)
Wellington

21 Aug 72 - 31 May 75
Air Commodore
Rishab Chand Suchanti
3466 F(N)
CI (Air)
Wellington

01 Jun 75 - 06 Jul 76
Air Commodore
Saroj Jena
3157 F(P)
CI (Air)
Wellington

23 Aug 76 - 16 Jan 77
Group Captain
Inder Dev Bhalla
4571 F(P)
CI (Air)
Wellington

17 Jan 77 - 09 Feb 79
Air Commodore
Kapil Dev Chadha
3845 F(P)
CI (Air)
Wellington

10 Feb 79 - 22 Nov 80
Air Commodore
Inder Dev Bhalla
4571 F(P)
CI (Air)
Wellington

23 Nov 80 - 30 Jun 83
Air Commodore
Cecil Vivian Parker
4346 F(P)
CI (Air)
Wellington

01 Jul 83 - 24 Nov 84
Air Commodore
Tapas Kumar Sen
4475 F(P)
CI (Air)
Wellington

01 Jan 85 - 25 Nov 85
Air Vice Marshal
Mohinder Singh Bawa
4494 F(P)
CI (Air)
Wellington

06 Apr 87 - 30 Jun 90
Air Vice Marshal
Amia Kumar Sen
4717 F(P)
CI (Air)
Wellington

01 Jul 90 - 30 May 92
Air Vice Marshal
Kodendera Cariappa Cariappa
5376 F(P)
CI (Air)
Wellington

01 Jun 92 - 01 Jun 93
Air Vice Marshal
Dev Nath Rathore
5780 F(P)
CI (Air)
Wellington

01 Jun 93 - 30 Sep 96
Air Vice Marshal
Kapil Kak
6784 F(N)
CI (Air)
Wellington

01 Oct 96 - 30 Jun 98
Air Vice Marshal
Satish Govind Inamdar
7189 F(P)
CI (Air)
Wellington

01 Jul 98 - 31 Dec 99
Air Vice Marshal
Subhash Chandra Rastogi
8999 F(P)
CI (Air)
Wellington

01 Jan 00 - 01 Mar 01
Air Vice Marshal
Ashok Kumar Goel
8151 F(P)
CI (Air)
Wellington

01 Mar 01 - 31 Mar 04
Air Vice Marshal
Allandur Sulochanan Gurunathan
10443 F(P)
CI (Air)
Wellington

01 Apr 04 - 30 Jun 06
Air Vice Marshal
Gurcharan Singh Bhogal
12504 F(P)
CI (Air)
Wellington

01 Jul 06 - 30 Jun 08
Air Vice Marshal
Virender Nath Kalia
13568 F(P)
CI (Air)
Wellington

01 Jul 08 - 30 Jun 10
Air Vice Marshal
Rakesh Kumar Jolly
14083 F(P)
CI (Air)
Wellington

14 Jun 10 - 31 Dec 10
Air Vice Marshal
Birender Singh Dhanoa
15405 F(P)
CI (Air)
Wellington

01 Jan 11 - 30 Jun 12
Air Vice Marshal
Ramesh Rai
14669 F(P)
CI (Air)
Wellington

01 Jul 12 - 30 Jun 14
Air Vice Marshal
Sanderraman Neelakantan
15184 F(P)
CI (Air)
Wellington

01 Jul 14 - 30 Jun 16
Air Vice Marshal
Tejinder Pal Singh
16781 F(P)
CI (Air)
Wellington

01 Jul 16 - 30 Nov 18
Air Vice Marshal
Anil Golani
16986 F(P)
CI (Air)
Wellington

01 Dec 18 - 31 Jan 20
Air Vice Marshal
Anil Tiwari
17160 F(P)
CI (Air)
Wellington

Unknown - 31 Aug 22
Air Vice Marshal
Sanjeev Raj
18276 F(P)
CI (Air)
Wellington

05 Sep 22 -
Air Vice Marshal
Manish Kumar Gupta
20439 F(P)
CI (Air)
Wellington

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.