Senior Officers of the IAF - 1983 by Appointment

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Appointment, UnitRank & NameDates
CAS, Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Chief Marshal Dilbagh Singh (2998 F(P))1981-09-01 to 1984-09-03
AOA, Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Marshal Shri Krishna Chandra Gupta (3568 ADM)1983-03-01 to 1985-08-31
--------do---------DelhiAir Marshal Kapil Dev Chadha (3845 F(P))1982-02-10 to 1983-02-28
AOC-in-C, Central Air CommandAllahabadAir Marshal Balwant Wickram Chauhan (3352 F(P))1981-09-21 to 1983-12-31 - Retired
AOC-in-C, Eastern Air CommandShillongAir Marshal Douglas George King-Lee (3040 F(P))1983-03-01 to 1983-11-30 - Retired
--------do---------ShillongAir Marshal Malcolm Shirley Dundas Wollen (3641 F(P))1981-01-03 to 1983-02-26
AOC-in-C, Eastern Air CommandShillongAir Marshal Minoo Jehangir Dotiwalla (3839 F(P))1983-12-01 to 1984-10-31
AOC-in-C, Maintenance CommandNagpurAir Marshal Kanwar Iqbal Singh Chhabra (3831 F(N))1981-01-14 to 1985-01-31
AOC-in-C, South Western Air CommandJodhpurAir Marshal Jagdish Raj Bhasin (3591 F(P))1980-07-23 to 1983-06-30
--------do---------JodhpurAir Marshal Chandra Kant Viswanath Gole (3652 F(P))1983-07-01 to 1984-10-31
AOC-in-C, Training CommandBangaloreAir Marshal Erasseri Pathayapurayil Radhakrishnan Nair (3837 F(N))1981-10-20 to 1985-02-28
AOC-in-C, Western Air CommandDelhiAir Marshal Lakshman Madhav Katre (3117 F(P))1981-01-05 to 1983-02-28
--------do---------DelhiAir Marshal Malcolm Shirley Dundas Wollen (3641 F(P))1983-03-01 to 1984-09-03
AOM, Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Marshal Satish Chandra Lal (3793 AE(L))1982-09-01 to 1985-01-31
AOP, Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Marshal Denis Anthony Lafontaine (3844 F(P))1983-01-01 to 1983-12-31
Cmde Cmdt, No.1 SquadronAir Marshal Trilochan Singh Brar (2884 F(P))1979-10-08 to 1985-10-31
Cmde Cmdt, No.17 SquadronAir Marshal Lakshman Madhav Katre (3117 F(P))1981-08-01 to 1985-07-01
Cmde Cmdt, No.43 SquadronAir Marshal Kapil Dev Chadha (3845 F(P))1982-01-01 to 1990-08-08
Cmde Cmdt, No.6 SquadronAir Marshal Gian Dev Sharma (1742 F(P))1975-05-01 to 1983-06-01
--------do---------Air Marshal Kanwar Iqbal Singh Chhabra (3831 F(N))1983-03-01 to 1988-10-07
DCAS, Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Marshal Chandra Kant Viswanath Gole (3652 F(P))1981-01-15 to 1983-06-30
--------do---------DelhiAir Marshal Kapil Dev Chadha (3845 F(P))1983-07-08 to 1984-10-31
SASO, Eastern Air CommandShillongAir Marshal Prem Pal Singh (3871 F(P))1983-07-01 to 1984-10-30
SASO, Western Air CommandDelhiAir Marshal Minoo Jehangir Dotiwalla (3839 F(P))1983-01-06 to 1983-11-30
--------do---------DelhiAir Marshal Subramaniam Raghavendran (3840 F(P))1983-12-01 to 1984-09-03
SASO, Western Air CommandDelhiAir Marshal Denis Anthony Lafontaine (3844 F(P))1981-11-10 to 1983-01-01
SMSO, Maintenance CommandNagpurAir Marshal Lareto Pestana Pereira (3705 LGS)1982-12-23 to 1985-04-30
VCAS, Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Marshal Trilochan Singh Brar (2884 F(P))1981-09-22 to 1983-06-30 - Retired
--------do---------DelhiAir Marshal Jagdish Raj Bhasin (3591 F(P))1983-07-01 to 1984-10-31
ACAS (Flt Safety & Insp), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Prem Pal Singh (3871 F(P))1979-03-19 to 1983-06-30
ACAS (Logistics), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Konthiadom Joseph Chandy (4178 LGS)1982-12-23 to 1984-01-31
ACAS (Ops), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Subramaniam Raghavendran (3840 F(P))1980-09-01 to 1983-09-01
--------do---------DelhiAir Vice Marshal Surendra Kumar Mehra (4197 F(P))1983-09-01 to 1986-05-31
ACAS (Plans), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Johney William Greene (4093 F(P))1981-06-25 to 1984-11-05
AOC, Jammu & KashmirUdhampurAir Vice Marshal Minoo Jehangir Dotiwalla (3839 F(P))1982-07-01 to 1983-11-30
AOC, Maritime Air OperationsBombayAir Vice Marshal Brij Lal Chadha (4110 F(N))1981-06-09 to 1984-12-31
Cmde Cmdt, No.23 SquadronAir Vice Marshal Subramaniam Raghavendran (3840 F(P))1982-08-18 to 1990-05-17
Cmdt, Air Force AcademyDundigalAir Vice Marshal Rajagopal Sriramulu Naidu (4090 F(P))1981-04-13 to 1983-06-25
--------do---------DundigalAir Vice Marshal Cecil Vivian Parker (4346 F(P))1983-07-01 to 1985-03-20
Cmdt, College of Air WarfareSecunderabadAir Vice Marshal Man Singh (4094 F(P))1981-08-03 to 1984-12-16
Cmdt, Institution of Aviation MedicineBangaloreAir Vice Marshal Jagjit Singh Sant (3525 MED)1982-03-06 to 1984-05-31
Director, Aeronautical Development Establishment (DRDO)BangaloreAir Vice Marshal Holavanahalli Naryanarao Krishnamurthy (3790 AE(M))1981-12-15 to 1985-07-31
Director (Fin Plan), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Nambi Srinivasa Gopalan (3751 ACCTS)1982-11-01 to 1984-04-30
Director (Intelligence), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Madan Lal Sethi (4009 F(N))1981-04-06 to 1985-08-30
Director (PO), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Surendra Kumar Mehra (4197 F(P))1981-12-07 to 1983-07-31
--------do---------DelhiAir Vice Marshal Jagdish Kumar Seth (4403 F(P))1983-08-01 to 1985-03-01
Director (Training), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Terence Joseph Desa (3863 F(P))1981-04-14 to 1984-06-17
Ops Mgr, Aviation Research CenterDelhiAir Vice Marshal Chandra Kant Shantaram Raje (4038 F(P))1981-01-01 to 1984-01-22
PMO, Western Air CommandDelhiAir Vice Marshal Puran Singh Bajwa (3520 MED)1981-07-19 to 1984-08-31
SAASO, Maintenance CommandNagpurAir Vice Marshal Vir Narain (4007 F(N))1982-08-02 to 1984-09-26
SASO, Central Air CommandAllahabadAir Vice Marshal Nirmal Chandra Suri (4236 F(P))1982-02-22 to 1985-09-19
SASO, Eastern Air CommandShillongAir Vice Marshal Douglas George King-Lee (3040 F(P))1982-08-01 to 1983-02-28
SASO, South Western Air CommandJodhpurAir Vice Marshal Man Mohan Singh (4023 F(P))1981-01-09 to 1984-10-31
SASO, Training CommandBangaloreAir Vice Marshal Eruch Shiavax Lala (3842 F(P))1980-11-01 to 1983-11-30 - Retired
--------do---------BangaloreAir Vice Marshal Gandharva Sen (4429 F(P))1983-12-01 to 1985-08-30
SDS (Air), National Defence CollegeDelhiAir Vice Marshal Ripu Daman Sahni (3867 F(P))1982-02-24 to 1983-12-31
SMSO, Central Air CommandAllahabadAir Vice Marshal Mrinal Kumar Gupta (3933 AE(L))1982-11-01 to 1983-06-12
--------do---------AllahabadAir Vice Marshal Gursharan Singh (4263 AE(M))1983-06-13 to 1984-07-01
SOA, Central Air CommandAllahabadAir Vice Marshal Ram Lalji Bhalla (3679 ADM)1982-05-10 to 1983-05-31 - Retired
SOA, Eastern Air CommandShillongAir Vice Marshal Manohar Madhav Takle (4116 F(N))1983-12-05 to 1984-12-31
--------do---------ShillongAir Vice Marshal Krishnaswamy Subramanian (4213 F(N))1982-01-28 to 1983-12-04
SOA, Western Air CommandDelhiAir Vice Marshal Shri Krishna Chandra Gupta (3568 ADM)1979-07-01 to 1983-02-28

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