Senior Officers of the IAF - 1961 by date of rank

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Rank & NameAppointment, UnitDates
Air Marshal Aspy Merwan Engineer (1554 GD(P))CAS, Air Head QuartersDelhi1960-12-01 to 1964-07-31
Air Vice Marshal Diwan Atma Ram Nanda (1562 GD(P))DCAS, Air Head QuartersDelhi1958-05-01 to 1962-12-31
Air Vice Marshal Harjinder Singh (1963 ENG)AOC-in-C, Maintenance CommandKanpur1959-05-15 to 1963-08-02
Air Vice Marshal Erlic Wilmot Pinto (1593 GD(P))AOC-in-C, Operational CommandDelhi1959-11-18 to 1963-06-09
Air Vice Marshal Kundan Lal Sondhi (1566 GD(P))AOC-in-C, Eastern Air CommandCalcutta1959-12-07 to 1961-12-28
Air Vice Marshal Ramaswami Rajaram (1573 GD(P))SDS (Air), National Defence CollegeDelhi1960-02-01 to 1962-12-11
Air Vice Marshal Surendra Nath Goyal (1560 GD(P))AOC-in-C, Training CommandBangalore1961-04-01 to 1966-08-06
Air Vice Marshal Arjan Singh (1577 GD(P))AOA, Air Head QuartersDelhi1961-05-10 to 1962-12-31
Air Commodore Mohan Swaroop Chaturvedi (1592 GD(N))AOM, Air Head QuartersDelhi1958-05-28 to 1962-03-05
Air Commodore Hrushikesh Moolgavkar (1644 F(P))Air Advisor, High Commission of India, United KingdomLondon1959-02-22 to 1962-06-11
Air Commodore Behari Lal Kapur (5770 MED)DMS (Air), Air Head QuartersDelhi1959-11-16 to 1961-11-05 - Retired
Air Commodore Surendra Nath Goyal (1560 GD(P))Cmdt, School of Land and Air WarfareSecunderabad1959-12-11 to 1961-03-31
Air Commodore Shivdev Singh (1595 F(P))AOC, Advance HQ, Operational CommandSimla1960-01-12 to 1963-01-14
Air Commodore Hirendra Nath Chatterjee (1620 F(P))AOA, Air Head QuartersDelhi1960-01-23 to 1961-05-09
Air Commodore Hari Chand Dewan (1598 F(P))SASO, Operational CommandDelhi1960-04-25 to 1961-05-01
Air Commodore Kanwar Jaswant Singh (1587 GD(P))AOC (Policy and Plans), Air Head QuartersDelhi1960-11-25 to 1961-03-31
Air Commodore Om Prakash Mehra (1639 F(P))Dean, Institute of Aerospace SafetyPune1960-12-01 to 1963-08-02
Air Commodore Kanwar Jaswant Singh (1587 GD(P))AOC, Advance HQ, Eastern Air CommandShillong1961-04-01 to 1962-03-02
Air Commodore Ramaswami Sitaram (1574 GD(P))Deputy Director, HQ NCCDelhi1961-04-13 to 1962-05-01
Air Commodore Yeshwant Vinayak Malse (1616 F(P))SASO, Operational CommandDelhi1961-05-02 to 1962-08-01
Air Commodore Homi Shapurji Ratnagar (1588 GD(P))Cmdt, School of Land and Air WarfareSecunderabad1961-06-06 to 1966-01-12
Air Commodore Ramchander Atmaram (1583 GD(P))SAASO, Maintenance CommandKanpur1961-06-06 to 1963-06-20
Air Commodore Vishwanath Ramkrishna Damle (5994 MED)DMS (Air), Air Head QuartersDelhi1961-11-06 to 1964-04-27
Air Commodore Azeez Lodhie (1584 GD(P))Air Attache, Embassy of India, RussiaMoscow1961-12-01 to 1962-12-31

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