Senior Officers of the IAF - 1963 by Appointment

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Appointment, UnitRank & NameDates
CAS, Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Marshal Aspy Merwan Engineer (1554 GD(P))1960-12-01 to 1964-07-31
AOA, Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Mohan Swaroop Chaturvedi (1592 GD(N))1963-01-01 to 1966-11-10
AOC, No 1 Operational Group (Tezpur)TezpurAir Vice Marshal Ramaswami Rajaram (1573 GD(P))1962-12-12 to 1963-06-09
AOC-in-C, Central Air CommandCalcuttaAir Vice Marshal Shivdev Singh (1595 F(P))1963-06-10 to 1966-03-04
AOC-in-C, Eastern Air CommandShillongAir Vice Marshal Ramaswami Rajaram (1573 GD(P))1963-06-10 to 1963-08-04
--------do---------CalcuttaAir Vice Marshal Kanwar Jaswant Singh (1587 GD(P))1962-03-03 to 1963-01-01 - Died in Service
AOC-in-C, Eastern Air CommandCalcuttaAir Vice Marshal Shivdev Singh (1595 F(P))1963-01-14 to 1963-06-09
--------do---------ShillongAir Vice Marshal Minoo Merwan Engineer (1614 F(P))1963-08-05 to 1964-09-30
AOC-in-C, Maintenance CommandNagpurAir Vice Marshal Om Prakash Mehra (1639 F(P))1963-08-03 to 1967-02-17
--------do---------KanpurAir 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 Surendra Nath Goyal (1560 GD(P))1961-04-01 to 1966-08-06
AOC-in-C, Western Air CommandDelhiAir Vice Marshal Pratap Chandra Lal (1567 F(P))1963-11-24 to 1964-09-30
--------do---------DelhiAir Vice Marshal Erlic Wilmot Pinto (1593 GD(P))1963-06-10 to 1963-11-22 - Died in Service
AOM, Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Pratap Chandra Lal (1567 F(P))1963-01-01 to 1963-11-23
Cmdt, National Defence AcademyKhadakvaslaAir Vice Marshal Kundan Lal Sondhi (1566 GD(P))1963-01-06 to 1963-09-25
DCAS, Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Ramaswami Rajaram (1573 GD(P))1963-08-05 to 1964-09-30
--------do---------DelhiAir Vice Marshal Arjan Singh (1577 GD(P))1963-01-01 to 1963-08-04
SDS (Air), National Defence CollegeDelhiAir Vice Marshal Yeshwant Vinayak Malse (1616 F(P))1963-11-07 to 1964-09-30
VCAS, Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Diwan Atma Ram Nanda (1562 GD(P))1963-01-01 to 1963-08-04
--------do---------DelhiAir Vice Marshal Arjan Singh (1577 GD(P))1963-08-05 to 1964-07-31
Air Attache, Embassy of India, USAWashingtonAir Commodore Idris Hasan Latif (1804 F(P))1962-01-01 to 1965-06-30
AOC, Advance HQ, Eastern Air CommandShillongAir Commodore Teja Singh Virk (1621 F(N))1962-03-03 to 1963-06-09
AOC, Advance HQ, Operational CommandSimlaAir Commodore Shivdev Singh (1595 F(P))1960-01-12 to 1963-01-14
AOC, Air Force Laison CellLucknowAir Commodore Teja Singh Virk (1621 F(N))1963-07-23 to 1965-12-01
AOC (Policy and Plans), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Commodore Victor Srihari (1624 F(P))1962-06-12 to 1963-06-01
--------do---------DelhiAir Commodore Hrushikesh Moolgavkar (1644 F(P))1963-06-20 to 1964-12-28
Cmdt, Air Force Flying CollegeJodhpurAir Commodore Victor Srihari (1624 F(P))1963-06-01 to 1966-01-14
Cmdt, School of Land and Air WarfareSecunderabadAir Commodore Homi Shapurji Ratnagar (1588 GD(P))1961-06-06 to 1966-01-12
Dean, Institute of Aerospace SafetyPuneAir Commodore Om Prakash Mehra (1639 F(P))1960-12-01 to 1963-08-02
Director (Equipment), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Commodore Gurbachan Singh (1779 LGS)1962-12-19 to 1967-05-24
Director (Guided Weapons), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Commodore Sarosh Jehangir Dastur (1792 F(P))1963-01-01 to 1967-01-01
Director (Operations), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Commodore Maurice Barker (1691 F(P))1963-01-12 to 1966-08-09
Director (Ops, Transport), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Commodore Hari Chand Dewan (1598 F(P))1962-06-01 to 1966-12-31
Director (Signals), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Commodore Kanianthra Alexander Joseph (2960 SIGS)1962-01-01 to 1965-08-21
Director (Training), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Commodore Jagdish Chandra Varma (1646 GD(P))1963-12-25 to 1964-12-01
--------do---------DelhiAir Commodore Syed Abbas Hussain (1706 F(P))1963-01-12 to 1963-12-24
DMS (Air), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Commodore Vishwanath Ramkrishna Damle (5994 MED)1961-11-06 to 1964-04-27
Dy Cmdt, National Defence AcademyKhadakvaslaAir Commodore Kasargod Sadanand Bhat (1747 GD(P))1963-12-23 to 1966-06-20
SAASO, Maintenance CommandKanpurAir Commodore Ramchander Atmaram (1583 GD(P))1961-06-06 to 1963-06-20
--------do---------NagpurAir Commodore Krishna Mahesh Agerwala (1648 F(N))1963-06-26 to 1965-01-14
SASO, Eastern Air CommandShillongAir Commodore Anand Ramdas Pandit (1707 F(P))1963-08-05 to 1966-01-12
SASO, Operational CommandDelhiAir Commodore Hrushikesh Moolgavkar (1644 F(P))1962-08-02 to 1963-06-09
SASO, Training CommandBangaloreAir Commodore Jagdev Chandra (1612 GD(P))1963-01-12 to 1965-12-01
SASO, Western Air CommandDelhiAir Commodore Hrushikesh Moolgavkar (1644 F(P))1963-06-10 to 1963-06-23
--------do---------DelhiAir Commodore Jagdish Chandra Varma (1646 GD(P))1963-06-24 to 1963-12-25
SASO, Western Air CommandDelhiAir Commodore Keki Nadirshah Gocal (1764 GD(P))1963-12-26 to 1967-11-01

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