Senior Officers of the IAF - 1973 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 - Retired
--------do---------DelhiAir Chief Marshal Om Prakash Mehra (1639 F(P))1973-01-16 to 1976-01-31
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
--------do---------ShillongAir Marshal Maurice Barker (1691 F(P))1973-04-01 to 1976-04-21
AOC-in-C, Maintenance CommandNagpurAir Marshal Anand Ramdas Pandit (1707 F(P))1973-04-01 to 1976-02-29
--------do---------NagpurAir 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 - Retired
--------do---------DelhiAir Marshal Hrushikesh Moolgavkar (1644 F(P))1973-04-01 to 1976-01-31
AOM, Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Marshal Gurbachan Singh (1779 LGS)1973-04-01 to 1974-11-26
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 Hari Chand Dewan (1598 F(P))1973-04-01 to 1973-10-18
--------do---------DelhiAir Marshal Yeshwant Vinayak Malse (1616 F(P))1972-05-03 to 1973-03-31
DCAS, Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Marshal Sarosh Jehangir Dastur (1792 F(P))1973-11-12 to 1974-06-27
VCAS, Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Marshal Shivdev Singh (1595 F(P))1969-07-15 to 1973-03-31 - Retired
--------do---------DelhiAir Marshal Hari Chand Dewan (1598 F(P))1973-10-01 to 1976-03-31
VCAS, Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Marshal Yeshwant Vinayak Malse (1616 F(P))1973-04-01 to 1973-09-30
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 - Retired
--------do---------DelhiAir Vice Marshal Prasanta Chitta Santra (2839 LGS)1973-09-25 to 1975-02-28
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 Gian Dev Sharma (1742 F(P))1972-03-06 to 1973-04-03
--------do---------BombayAir Vice Marshal Waman Raghunath Dani (1807 F(P))1973-04-16 to 1976-10-31
AOC-in-C, Training CommandBangaloreAir Vice Marshal Anand Ramdas Pandit (1707 F(P))1972-03-04 to 1973-04-08
--------do---------BangaloreAir Vice Marshal Gian Dev Sharma (1742 F(P))1973-04-09 to 1974-06-29
Cmdt, National Defence AcademyKhadakvaslaAir Vice Marshal Madhav Bhawrao Naik (1874 F(P))1973-01-03 to 1976-03-07
DMS (Air), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Ajit Nath (1666 MED)1969-03-07 to 1974-12-31
SASO, Western Air CommandDelhiAir 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
--------do---------DelhiAir Vice Marshal George Kanishtkumar John (2132 F(P))1973-01-03 to 1974-01-20
SOA, Western Air CommandDelhiAir Vice Marshal Agia Kar Singh Bakshi (2013 ADM)1973-12-01 to 1976-11-30

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.