Senior Officers of the IAF - 1963 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 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 Surendra Nath Goyal (1560 GD(P))AOC-in-C, Training CommandBangalore1961-04-01 to 1966-08-06
Air Vice Marshal Kanwar Jaswant Singh (1587 GD(P))AOC-in-C, Eastern Air CommandCalcutta1962-03-03 to 1963-01-01 - Died in Service
Air Vice Marshal Ramaswami Rajaram (1573 GD(P))AOC, No 1 Operational Group (Tezpur)Tezpur1962-12-12 to 1963-06-09
Air Vice Marshal Mohan Swaroop Chaturvedi (1592 GD(N))AOA, Air Head QuartersDelhi1963-01-01 to 1966-11-10
Air Vice Marshal Pratap Chandra Lal (1567 F(P))AOM, Air Head QuartersDelhi1963-01-01 to 1963-11-23
Air Vice Marshal Arjan Singh (1577 GD(P))DCAS, Air Head QuartersDelhi1963-01-01 to 1963-08-04
Air Vice Marshal Diwan Atma Ram Nanda (1562 GD(P))VCAS, Air Head QuartersDelhi1963-01-01 to 1963-08-04
Air Vice Marshal Kundan Lal Sondhi (1566 GD(P))Cmdt, National Defence AcademyKhadakvasla1963-01-06 to 1963-09-25
Air Vice Marshal Shivdev Singh (1595 F(P))AOC-in-C, Eastern Air CommandCalcutta1963-01-14 to 1963-06-09
--Same as above--AOC-in-C, Central Air CommandCalcutta1963-06-10 to 1966-03-04
Air Vice Marshal Ramaswami Rajaram (1573 GD(P))AOC-in-C, Eastern Air CommandShillong1963-06-10 to 1963-08-04
Air Vice Marshal Erlic Wilmot Pinto (1593 GD(P))AOC-in-C, Western Air CommandDelhi1963-06-10 to 1963-11-22 - Died in Service
Air Vice Marshal Om Prakash Mehra (1639 F(P))AOC-in-C, Maintenance CommandNagpur1963-08-03 to 1967-02-17
Air Vice Marshal Minoo Merwan Engineer (1614 F(P))AOC-in-C, Eastern Air CommandShillong1963-08-05 to 1964-09-30
Air Vice Marshal Ramaswami Rajaram (1573 GD(P))DCAS, Air Head QuartersDelhi1963-08-05 to 1964-09-30
Air Vice Marshal Arjan Singh (1577 GD(P))VCAS, Air Head QuartersDelhi1963-08-05 to 1964-07-31
Air Vice Marshal Yeshwant Vinayak Malse (1616 F(P))SDS (Air), National Defence CollegeDelhi1963-11-07 to 1964-09-30
Air Vice Marshal Pratap Chandra Lal (1567 F(P))AOC-in-C, Western Air CommandDelhi1963-11-24 to 1964-09-30
Air Commodore Shivdev Singh (1595 F(P))AOC, Advance HQ, Operational CommandSimla1960-01-12 to 1963-01-14
Air Commodore Om Prakash Mehra (1639 F(P))Dean, Institute of Aerospace SafetyPune1960-12-01 to 1963-08-02
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 Idris Hasan Latif (1804 F(P))Air Attache, Embassy of India, USAWashington1962-01-01 to 1965-06-30
Air Commodore Kanianthra Alexander Joseph (2960 SIGS)Director (Signals), Air Head QuartersDelhi1962-01-01 to 1965-08-21
Air Commodore Teja Singh Virk (1621 F(N))AOC, Advance HQ, Eastern Air CommandShillong1962-03-03 to 1963-06-09
Air Commodore Hari Chand Dewan (1598 F(P))Director (Ops, Transport), Air Head QuartersDelhi1962-06-01 to 1966-12-31
Air Commodore Victor Srihari (1624 F(P))AOC (Policy and Plans), Air Head QuartersDelhi1962-06-12 to 1963-06-01
Air Commodore Hrushikesh Moolgavkar (1644 F(P))SASO, Operational CommandDelhi1962-08-02 to 1963-06-09
Air Commodore Gurbachan Singh (1779 LGS)Director (Equipment), Air Head QuartersDelhi1962-12-19 to 1967-05-24
Air Commodore Sarosh Jehangir Dastur (1792 F(P))Director (Guided Weapons), Air Head QuartersDelhi1963-01-01 to 1967-01-01
Air Commodore Maurice Barker (1691 F(P))Director (Operations), Air Head QuartersDelhi1963-01-12 to 1966-08-09
Air Commodore Syed Abbas Hussain (1706 F(P))Director (Training), Air Head QuartersDelhi1963-01-12 to 1963-12-24
Air Commodore Jagdev Chandra (1612 GD(P))SASO, Training CommandBangalore1963-01-12 to 1965-12-01
Air Commodore Victor Srihari (1624 F(P))Cmdt, Air Force Flying CollegeJodhpur1963-06-01 to 1966-01-14
Air Commodore Hrushikesh Moolgavkar (1644 F(P))SASO, Western Air CommandDelhi1963-06-10 to 1963-06-23
--Same as above--AOC (Policy and Plans), Air Head QuartersDelhi1963-06-20 to 1964-12-28
Air Commodore Jagdish Chandra Varma (1646 GD(P))SASO, Western Air CommandDelhi1963-06-24 to 1963-12-25
Air Commodore Krishna Mahesh Agerwala (1648 F(N))SAASO, Maintenance CommandNagpur1963-06-26 to 1965-01-14
Air Commodore Teja Singh Virk (1621 F(N))AOC, Air Force Laison CellLucknow1963-07-23 to 1965-12-01
Air Commodore Anand Ramdas Pandit (1707 F(P))SASO, Eastern Air CommandShillong1963-08-05 to 1966-01-12
Air Commodore Kasargod Sadanand Bhat (1747 GD(P))Dy Cmdt, National Defence AcademyKhadakvasla1963-12-23 to 1966-06-20
Air Commodore Jagdish Chandra Varma (1646 GD(P))Director (Training), Air Head QuartersDelhi1963-12-25 to 1964-12-01
Air Commodore Keki Nadirshah Gocal (1764 GD(P))SASO, Western Air CommandDelhi1963-12-26 to 1967-11-01

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.