Senior Officers of the IAF - 1972 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
AOA, Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Marshal Teja Singh Virk (1621 F(N))1972-01-01 to 1974-01-01
AOC-in-C, Central Air CommandAllahabadAir Marshal Bandi Sreeramulu Krishnarao (1727 F(P))1972-06-26 to 1974-06-26
AOC-in-C, Eastern Air CommandShillongAir Marshal Hari Chand Dewan (1598 F(P))1971-03-24 to 1973-03-31
AOC-in-C, Maintenance CommandNagpurAir Marshal Gurbachan Singh (1779 LGS)1971-03-24 to 1973-03-31
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
Cmdt, National Defence CollegeDelhiAir Marshal Hrushikesh Moolgavkar (1644 F(P))1971-04-01 to 1973-03-30
DCAS, Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Marshal Yeshwant Vinayak Malse (1616 F(P))1972-05-03 to 1973-03-31
--------do---------DelhiAir Marshal Hirendra Nath Chatterjee (1620 F(P))1971-03-30 to 1972-03-31 - Retired
VCAS, Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Marshal Shivdev Singh (1595 F(P))1969-07-15 to 1973-03-31
ACAS (Eng), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Raj Kumar Singh Marya (2916 AE(M))1971-03-06 to 1974-04-09
ACAS (Logistics and Maint, Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Ajoy Chandra Lal (1973 LGS)1971-03-24 to 1973-09-24
ACAS (Ops), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Edul Jahangir Dhatigara (1899 F(P))1972-06-01 to 1973-12-01
ACAS (Plans), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Idris Hasan Latif (1804 F(P))1970-08-10 to 1974-01-01
AOC, No 1 Operational Group (SWAC)JodhpurAir Vice Marshal Devaiah Subia (1866 F(P))1972-11-01 to 1974-06-26
AOC, Maritime Air OperationsBombayAir Vice Marshal Anand Ramdas Pandit (1707 F(P))1971-07-15 to 1972-03-03
--------do---------BombayAir Vice Marshal Gian Dev Sharma (1742 F(P))1972-03-06 to 1973-04-03
AOC-in-C, Central Air CommandAllahabadAir Vice Marshal Maurice Barker (1691 F(P))1971-04-01 to 1972-06-15
--------do---------AllahabadAir Vice Marshal Bandi Sreeramulu Krishnarao (1727 F(P))1972-06-16 to 1972-06-25
AOC-in-C, Training CommandBangaloreAir Vice Marshal Victor Srihari (1624 F(P))1969-08-30 to 1972-03-03
--------do---------BangaloreAir Vice Marshal Anand Ramdas Pandit (1707 F(P))1972-03-04 to 1973-04-08
DMS (Air), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Ajit Nath (1666 MED)1969-03-07 to 1974-12-31
SASO, Western Air CommandDelhiAir Vice Marshal Devaiah Subia (1866 F(P))1971-06-08 to 1972-10-30
--------do---------DelhiAir Vice Marshal Hemonto Kumar Bose (2348 F(P))1972-11-01 to 1974-03-04
SDS (Air), National Defence CollegeDelhiAir Vice Marshal Madhav Bhawrao Naik (1874 F(P))1971-08-16 to 1973-01-02

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.