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 GD(O))1969-07-16 to 1973-01-15
AOA, PSO: Administration, Air HQDelhiAir Marshal Teja Singh Virk (1621 GD(O))1972-01-01 to 1974-01-01
AOC-in-C, Central Air CommandAllahabadAir Marshal Bandi Sreeramulu Krishnarao (1727 GD(P))1972-06-26 to 1974-06-26
AOC-in-C, Eastern Air CommandShillongAir Marshal Hari Chand Dewan (1598 GD(P))1971-03-24 to 1973-03-31
AOC-in-C, Maintenance CommandNagpurAir Marshal Gurbachan Singh (1779 EQPT)1971-03-24 to 1973-03-31
AOC-in-C, Western Air CommandDelhiAir Marshal Minoo Merwan Engineer (1614 GD(P))1969-08-06 to 1973-03-31
AOM, PSO: Maintenance, Air HQDelhiAir Marshal Yeshwant Vinayak Malse (1616 GD(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 GD(P))1971-04-01 to 1973-03-30
DCAS, PSO: Operations, Air HQDelhiAir Marshal Yeshwant Vinayak Malse (1616 GD(P))1972-05-03 to 1973-03-31
--------do---------DelhiAir Marshal Hirendra Nath Chatterjee (1620 GD(P))1971-03-30 to 1972-03-31 - Retired
VCAS, PSO: Planning, Air HQDelhiAir Marshal Shivdev Singh (1595 GD(P))1969-07-15 to 1973-03-31
ACAS (Logistics and Maint, Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Ajoy Chandra Lal (1973 EQPT)1971-03-24 to 1973-09-24
ACAS (Ops), Air Operations, Air HQDelhiAir Vice Marshal Edul Jahangir Dhatigara (1899 GD(O))1972-06-01 to 1973-12-01
ACAS (Plans), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Idris Hasan Latif (1804 GD(P))1970-08-10 to 1974-01-01
ACAS (Systems), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Krishnamahari Narasimhan (2278 RAD)1970-06-12 to 1973-01-28
AOC, No 1 Operational Group (SWAC)JodhpurAir Vice Marshal Devaiah Subia (1866 GD(P))1972-11-01 to 1974-06-26
AOC, Jammu & KashmirUdhampurAir Vice Marshal George Kanishtkumar John (2132 GD(P))1972-11-01 to 1973-01-02
AOC, Maritime Air OperationsBombayAir Vice Marshal Anand Ramdas Pandit (1707 GD(P))1971-07-15 to 1972-03-03
--------do---------BombayAir Vice Marshal Gian Dev Sharma (1742 GD(P))1972-03-06 to 1973-04-03
AOC-in-C, Central Air CommandAllahabadAir Vice Marshal Maurice Barker (1691 GD(P))1971-04-01 to 1972-06-15
--------do---------AllahabadAir Vice Marshal Bandi Sreeramulu Krishnarao (1727 GD(P))1972-06-16 to 1972-06-25
AOC-in-C, Training CommandBangaloreAir Vice Marshal Victor Srihari (1624 GD(O))1969-08-30 to 1972-03-03
--------do---------BangaloreAir Vice Marshal Anand Ramdas Pandit (1707 GD(P))1972-03-04 to 1973-04-08
Director (Eng), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Raj Kumar Singh Marya (2916 ENG)1971-03-06 to 1974-04-09
DMS (Air), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Ajit Nath (1666 MED)1969-03-07 to 1974-12-31
SASO, Eastern Air CommandShillongAir Vice Marshal Charandas Gurudas Devashar (1867 GD(P))1971-07-15 to 1973-09-16
SASO, Western Air CommandDelhiAir Vice Marshal Devaiah Subia (1866 GD(P))1971-06-08 to 1972-10-30
--------do---------DelhiAir Vice Marshal Hemonto Kumar Bose (2348 GD(P))1972-11-01 to 1974-03-04
SDS (Air), National Defence CollegeDelhiAir Vice Marshal Madhav Bhawrao Naik (1874 GD(P))1971-08-16 to 1973-01-02

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