Senior Officers of the IAF - 1970 by Appointment

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Appointment, UnitRank & NameDates
CAS, Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Chief Marshal Pratap Chandra Lal (1567 F(P))1969-07-16 to 1973-01-15
AOC-in-C, Eastern Air CommandShillongAir Marshal Hirendra Nath Chatterjee (1620 F(P))1968-04-01 to 1971-03-23
AOC-in-C, Western Air CommandDelhiAir Marshal Minoo Merwan Engineer (1614 F(P))1969-08-06 to 1973-03-31
AOM, Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Marshal Yeshwant Vinayak Malse (1616 F(P))1969-08-11 to 1972-03-31
Cmdt, Armed Forces Medical CollegePuneAir Marshal Madhukar Mallanah Shrinagesh (1665 MED)1969-03-06 to 1973-12-01
DCAS, Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Marshal Om Prakash Mehra (1639 F(P))1969-08-07 to 1971-02-28
VCAS, Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Marshal Shivdev Singh (1595 F(P))1969-07-15 to 1973-03-31
ACAS (Logistics and Maint, Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Gurbachan Singh (1779 LGS)1970-01-01 to 1971-03-23
ACAS (Ops), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Sarosh Jehangir Dastur (1792 F(P))1970-07-19 to 1970-12-01
ACAS (Personnel), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Syed Abbas Hussain (1706 F(P))1970-07-19 to 1971-12-01
ACAS (Plans), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Krishna Mahesh Agerwala (1648 F(N))1970-06-12 to 1970-08-09
--------do---------DelhiAir Vice Marshal Idris Hasan Latif (1804 F(P))1970-08-10 to 1974-01-01
AOA, Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Teja Singh Virk (1621 F(N))1969-08-30 to 1971-12-31
AOC, Western IndiaPuneAir Vice Marshal Anand Ramdas Pandit (1707 F(P))1969-09-24 to 1971-07-14
AOC-in-C, Central Air CommandAllahabadAir Vice Marshal Hrushikesh Moolgavkar (1644 F(P))1968-03-29 to 1971-03-31
AOC-in-C, Maintenance CommandNagpurAir Vice Marshal Hari Chand Dewan (1598 F(P))1968-04-01 to 1971-03-23
AOC-in-C, Training CommandBangaloreAir Vice Marshal Victor Srihari (1624 F(P))1969-08-30 to 1972-03-03
Director (Operations), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Syed Abbas Hussain (1706 F(P))1968-04-01 to 1970-07-18
Director (Policy and Plan, Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Krishna Mahesh Agerwala (1648 F(N))1968-04-10 to 1970-06-11
Director (Signals), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Kanianthra Alexander Joseph (2960 SIGS)1966-03-01 to 1970-01-24 - Retired
DMS (Air), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Ajit Nath (1666 MED)1969-03-07 to 1974-12-31
SASO, Western Air CommandDelhiAir Vice Marshal Maurice Barker (1691 F(P))1968-04-01 to 1971-03-07
SDS (Air), National Defence CollegeDelhiAir Vice Marshal Dadi Ardeshir Mehta (1625 F(N))1967-01-25 to 1971-07-30

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.