Senior Officers of the IAF - 1953 by Appointment

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Appointment, UnitRank & NameDates
DCAS, Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Aspy Merwan Engineer (1554 GD(P))1952-12-17 to 1958-04-30
Staff Course, Imperial Defence CollegeLondon, UKAir Vice Marshal Subroto Mukerjee (1551 GD(P))1953-01-06 to 1953-12-11
AOC, Operational CommandDelhiAir Commodore Diwan Atma Ram Nanda (1562 GD(P))1952-12-12 to 1955-12-07
AOC, Training CommandBangaloreAir Commodore Surendra Nath Goyal (1560 GD(P))1952-12-17 to 1956-01-10
AOC (P&O), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Commodore Arjan Singh (1577 GD(P))1952-12-12 to 1955-12-08
AOC (T&E), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Commodore Ravinder Hari Darshan Singh (1558 GD(P))1952-12-17 to 1955-12-08

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.