Senior Air Staff Officer Appointments at Operational Command


22 Jul 49 - 05 Apr 50
Group Captain
Ranjan Dutt
1594 GD(P)
SASO
Delhi

06 May 50 - 24 Jan 53
Group Captain
Pratap Chandra Lal
1567 F(P)
SASO
Delhi

25 Jan 53 - 01 Sep 54
Group Captain
Shivdev Singh
1595 F(P)
SASO
Delhi

02 Sep 54 - 24 May 58
Group Captain
Om Prakash Mehra
1639 F(P)
SASO
Delhi

28 May 58 - 02 Dec 58
Air Commodore
Ramaswami Rajaram
1573 GD(P)
SASO
Delhi

15 Apr 59 - 24 Apr 60
Air Commodore
Minoo Merwan Engineer
1614 F(P)
SASO
Delhi

25 Apr 60 - 01 May 61
Air Commodore
Hari Chand Dewan
1598 F(P)
SASO
Delhi

02 May 61 - 01 Aug 62
Air Commodore
Yeshwant Vinayak Malse
1616 F(P)
SASO
Delhi

02 Aug 62 - 09 Jun 63
Air Commodore
Hrushikesh Moolgavkar
1644 F(P)
SASO
Delhi

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