Senior Officers of the IAF - 1960 by Appointment

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Appointment, UnitRank & NameDates
CAS, Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Marshal Subroto Mukerjee (1551 GD(P))1955-04-01 to 1960-11-08 - Died in Service
--------do---------DelhiAir Marshal Aspy Merwan Engineer (1554 GD(P))1960-12-01 to 1964-07-31
AOC-in-C, Eastern Air CommandCalcuttaAir Vice Marshal Kundan Lal Sondhi (1566 GD(P))1959-12-07 to 1961-12-28
AOC-in-C, Maintenance CommandKanpurAir Vice Marshal Harjinder Singh (1963 ENG)1959-05-15 to 1963-08-02
AOC-in-C, Operational CommandDelhiAir Vice Marshal Erlic Wilmot Pinto (1593 GD(P))1959-11-18 to 1963-06-09
AOC-in-C, Training CommandBangaloreAir Vice Marshal Ranjan Dutt (1594 GD(P))1960-04-13 to 1960-12-29
DCAS, Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Diwan Atma Ram Nanda (1562 GD(P))1958-05-01 to 1962-12-31
SDS (Air), National Defence CollegeDelhiAir Vice Marshal Ramaswami Rajaram (1573 GD(P))1960-02-01 to 1962-12-11
Staff Course, Imperial Defence CollegeLondon, UKAir Vice Marshal Arjan Singh (1577 GD(P))1960-01-01 to 1960-12-01
Air Advisor, High Commission of India, United KingdomLondonAir Commodore Hrushikesh Moolgavkar (1644 F(P))1959-02-22 to 1962-06-11
AOA, Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Commodore Hirendra Nath Chatterjee (1620 F(P))1960-01-23 to 1961-05-09
AOC, Advance HQ, Operational CommandSimlaAir Commodore Shivdev Singh (1595 F(P))1960-01-12 to 1963-01-14
AOC, Training CommandBangaloreAir Commodore Ranjan Dutt (1594 GD(P))1959-03-23 to 1960-04-12
AOC (Policy and Plans), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Commodore Kanwar Jaswant Singh (1587 GD(P))1960-11-25 to 1961-03-31
--------do---------DelhiAir Commodore Om Prakash Mehra (1639 F(P))1960-01-23 to 1960-11-24
AOM, Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Commodore Mohan Swaroop Chaturvedi (1592 GD(N))1958-05-28 to 1962-03-05
Cmdt, School of Land and Air WarfareSecunderabadAir Commodore Surendra Nath Goyal (1560 GD(P))1959-12-11 to 1961-03-31
Dean, Institute of Aerospace SafetyPuneAir Commodore Om Prakash Mehra (1639 F(P))1960-12-01 to 1963-08-02
Director (Policy and Plan, Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Commodore Hirendra Nath Chatterjee (1620 F(P))1959-03-24 to 1960-01-22
DMS (Air), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Commodore Behari Lal Kapur (5770 MED)1959-11-16 to 1961-11-05
SASO, Operational CommandDelhiAir Commodore Hari Chand Dewan (1598 F(P))1960-04-25 to 1961-05-01
--------do---------DelhiAir Commodore Minoo Merwan Engineer (1614 F(P))1959-04-15 to 1960-04-24

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