Senior Officers of the IAF - 1988 by Appointment

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Appointment, UnitRank & NameDates
CAS, Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Chief Marshal Denis Anthony Lafontaine (3844 F(P))1985-07-03 to 1988-07-31 - Retired
--------do---------DelhiAir Chief Marshal Surendra Kumar Mehra (4197 F(P))1988-08-01 to 1991-07-31
Cmde Cmdt, No.17 SquadronAir Chief Marshal Swaroop Krishna Kaul (4721 F(P))1985-07-20 to 1995-12-31
AOA, Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Marshal Krishnaswamy Subramanian (4213 F(N))1986-07-29 to 1988-01-27
--------do---------DelhiAir Marshal Parduman Kumar Jain (4366 ADM)1988-01-28 to 1991-01-31
AOC-in-C, Central Air CommandAllahabadAir Marshal Nirmal Chandra Suri (4236 F(P))1987-04-01 to 1988-02-29
--------do---------AllahabadAir Marshal Mohinder Singh Bawa (4494 F(P))1988-03-01 to 1990-12-31
AOC-in-C, Eastern Air CommandShillongAir Marshal Man Mohan Sinha (4408 F(P))1988-02-08 to 1991-01-31
AOC-in-C, Maintenance CommandNagpurAir Marshal Kuldip Singh Bhatia (4139 AE(L))1987-11-01 to 1989-04-30
AOC-in-C, Southern Air CommandTrivandrumAir Marshal Gandharva Sen (4429 F(P))1987-12-21 to 1989-10-31
AOC-in-C, South Western Air CommandJodhpurAir Marshal Surendra Kumar Mehra (4197 F(P))1987-03-01 to 1988-07-28
--------do---------JodhpurAir Marshal Partha Kumar Dey (4404 F(P))1988-08-01 to 1992-03-31
AOC-in-C, Training CommandBangaloreAir Marshal Jagdish Kumar Seth (4403 F(P))1987-12-01 to 1991-09-30
AOC-in-C, Western Air CommandDelhiAir Marshal Man Mohan Singh (4023 F(P))1985-08-22 to 1988-07-31 - Retired
--------do---------DelhiAir Marshal Prithi Singh (4480 F(P))1988-08-01 to 1992-04-30
AOP, Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Marshal Krishnaswamy Subramanian (4213 F(N))1988-02-04 to 1988-08-31 - Retired
--------do---------DelhiAir Marshal Parduman Krishan Puri (4397 F(N))1988-09-01 to 1989-06-30
AOP, Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Marshal Man Mohan Sinha (4408 F(P))1987-04-01 to 1988-02-03
Cmde Cmdt, No.1 SquadronAir Marshal Brijesh Dhar Jayal (4972 F(P))1987-07-15 to 1993-09-30
Cmde Cmdt, No.14 SquadronAir Marshal Dinanath Ramchander Nadkarni (5587 F(P))1987-07-15 to 1997-09-08
Cmde Cmdt, No.29 SquadronAir Marshal Prabhat Kumar Varma (4822 F(P))1987-09-14 to 1997-12-31
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 Kanwar Iqbal Singh Chhabra (3831 F(N))1983-03-01 to 1988-10-07
Cmdt, National Defence AcademyKhadakvaslaAir Marshal Didar Singh Sabhikhi (4393 F(N))1988-06-29 to 1991-08-31
Cmdt, National Defence CollegeDelhiAir Marshal Parduman Krishan Puri (4397 F(N))1986-07-01 to 1988-08-31
CoS, Western Air CommandDelhiAir Marshal Dilip Shankar Jog (4608 F(P))1987-12-30 to 1990-03-31
DCAS, Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Marshal Prithi Singh (4480 F(P))1987-03-01 to 1988-07-31
--------do---------DelhiAir Marshal Rajendra Kumar Dhawan (4736 F(P))1988-08-01 to 1990-04-01
DG (Radar & Comm Project), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Marshal Gursharan Singh (4263 AE(M))1986-06-02 to 1988-07-06 - Retired
--------do---------DelhiAir Marshal Abraham Mathews (4547 AE(L))1988-08-01 to 1991-01-31
DGMS (Air), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Marshal Surender Kumar Bhalla (4121 MED)1987-06-01 to 1988-08-31 - Retired
--------do---------DelhiAir Marshal Amarjit Singh Chahal (19976 MED)1988-09-01 to 1989-12-31
SASO, Central Air CommandAllahabadAir Marshal Suresh Chand (4585 F(P))1988-01-18 to 1989-11-05
SASO, Training CommandBangaloreAir Marshal Pattathil Venugopal (4431 F(P))1986-12-01 to 1989-06-30
SMSO, Maintenance CommandNagpurAir Marshal Raj Kumar Nehra (4518 AE(M))1988-01-11 to 1989-04-06
SOA, Training CommandBangaloreAir Marshal Didar Singh Sabhikhi (4393 F(N))1988-03-01 to 1988-06-28
VCAS, Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Marshal Subramaniam Raghavendran (3840 F(P))1986-01-08 to 1988-02-29 - Retired
--------do---------DelhiAir Marshal Nirmal Chandra Suri (4236 F(P))1988-03-01 to 1991-07-31
ACAS (Logistics), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Suresh Ganesh Heble (5169 LGS)1987-11-01 to 1990-06-30
ACAS (Plans), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Brijesh Dhar Jayal (4972 F(P))1987-09-03 to 1989-07-02
AOC, 1 Air Defence Control CentreDelhiAir Vice Marshal Trilochan Singh (5043 F(P))1988-05-01 to 1990-02-28
AOC, Jammu & KashmirUdhampurAir Vice Marshal Madhabendra Banerji (4898 F(P))1987-04-01 to 1988-01-31
--------do---------UdhampurAir Vice Marshal Dushyant Singh (5048 F(P))1988-02-01 to 1989-02-28
AOC, Maritime Air OperationsBombayAir Vice Marshal Purushottam Laxmikant Purohit (4581 F(P))1988-02-15 to 1989-01-31
AOLM, Maintenance CommandNagpurAir Vice Marshal Subharatnam Kasinath (5467 LGS)1988-01-15 to 1991-04-30
CI (Air), Defence Services Staff CollegeWellingtonAir Vice Marshal Amia Kumar Sen (4717 F(P))1987-01-01 to 1990-06-30
Cmde Cmdt, No.23 SquadronAir Vice Marshal Subramaniam Raghavendran (3840 F(P))1982-08-18 to 1990-05-17
Cmde Cmdt, No.6 SquadronAir Vice Marshal Harjit Singh Ghuman (5692 F(P))1988-10-08 to 1997-09-01
Cmdt, Air Force AcademyDundigalAir Vice Marshal Eric Lionel Allen (4582 F(P))1988-01-19 to 1990-02-28
Cmdt, Aircraft and Systems Testing EstablishmentBangaloreAir Vice Marshal Ajit Singh Lamba (4877 F(P))1987-03-01 to 1991-04-28
Cmdt, College of Air WarfareSecunderabadAir Vice Marshal Rajendra Kumar Dhawan (4736 F(P))1986-08-20 to 1988-02-14
--------do---------SecunderabadAir Vice Marshal Pondicherry Jayarao Jayakumar (5037 F(P))1988-02-15 to 1989-07-02
Cmdt, Command Hospital, Air ForceBangaloreAir Vice Marshal Pinnapakkam Masilamani Sundaram (4857 MED)1987-10-31 to 1990-04-29
Director (Accounts), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Surendra Nath Chaturvedi (5030 ACCTS)1984-06-01 to 1989-10-31
Director (Education), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Aryamurthy Abhaya Kumar (5153 EDN)1986-11-01 to 1989-12-31
Director (Fin Plan), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Chhotey Lal Gupta (5027 ACCTS)1984-05-01 to 1988-07-31 - Retired
--------do---------DelhiAir Vice Marshal Pooran Dev Adlakha (5266 ACCTS)1988-08-01 to 1989-08-31
Director (Intelligence), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Keith David Kingsley Lewis (5109 F(P))1988-03-28 to 1989-01-01
Director (Meteorology), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Rajendra Kumar Mathur (5759 MET)1986-01-06 to 1989-08-31
Director (PO), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Swaroop Krishna Kaul (4721 F(P))1986-08-01 to 1988-04-03
--------do---------DelhiAir Vice Marshal Prabhat Kumar Varma (4822 F(P))1988-04-04 to 1988-12-18
Director (PO), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Palamadai Muthuswamy Ramachandran (4973 F(P))1988-12-19 to 1990-05-17
Director (Training), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Suresh Chand (4585 F(P))1986-10-01 to 1988-01-17
--------do---------DelhiAir Vice Marshal Madhabendra Banerji (4898 F(P))1988-01-18 to 1990-01-31
OSD , Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Palamadai Muthuswamy Ramachandran (4973 F(P))1987-11-25 to 1988-05-15
SAASO, Maintenance CommandNagpurAir Vice Marshal Manish Kumar Rudra (4358 F(P))1988-02-08 to 1988-12-31 - Retired
--------do---------NagpurAir Vice Marshal Inder Dev Bhalla (4571 F(P))1986-08-01 to 1988-01-31 - Retired
SASO, Southern Air CommandTrivandrumAir Vice Marshal Edwin Godfrey Salins (4796 F(P))1988-04-11 to 1989-02-28
--------do---------TrivandrumAir Vice Marshal Prabhat Kumar Varma (4822 F(P))1987-01-13 to 1988-03-18
SASO, South Western Air CommandJodhpurAir Vice Marshal Mohinder Singh Bawa (4494 F(P))1987-01-01 to 1988-02-28
--------do---------JodhpurAir Vice Marshal Swaroop Krishna Kaul (4721 F(P))1988-03-01 to 1989-01-01
SDS (Air), National Defence CollegeDelhiAir Vice Marshal Sukh Dev Mohan (4789 F(P))1986-07-14 to 1989-06-30
SMSO, Central Air CommandAllahabadAir Vice Marshal Raj Kumar Nehra (4518 AE(M))1986-01-22 to 1988-01-10
--------do---------AllahabadAir Vice Marshal Amal Kumar Mukhopadhyay (5237 AE(M))1988-08-01 to 1989-12-31
SMSO, Central Air CommandAllahabadAir Vice Marshal Arun Kumar Roy (5244 AE(L))1988-01-11 to 1988-07-31
SMSO, Western Air CommandDelhiAir Vice Marshal Shashikumar Samuel Ramdas (4930 AE(M))1986-01-01 to 1989-05-08
SOA, Central Air CommandAllahabadAir Vice Marshal Murari Lal Chaturvedi (4787 ADM)1987-02-16 to 1988-03-09
--------do---------AllahabadAir Vice Marshal Naresh Kumar (5057 F(P))1988-03-10 to 1989-07-02
SOA, Eastern Air CommandShillongAir Vice Marshal Debabrata Choudhury (4759 ADM)1988-11-01 to 1990-05-31
--------do---------ShillongAir Vice Marshal Sudarshan Lal Dutta (4764 F(N))1986-08-18 to 1988-10-31 - Retired
SOA, Training CommandBangaloreAir Vice Marshal Didar Singh Sabhikhi (4393 F(N))1985-09-01 to 1988-02-28
--------do---------BangaloreAir Vice Marshal Peter Eric Gaynor (5110 F(P))1988-08-01 to 1990-11-30
SOA, Western Air CommandDelhiAir Vice Marshal Debabrata Choudhury (4759 ADM)1986-05-01 to 1988-10-31
--------do---------DelhiAir Vice Marshal Ranjit Singh Bedi (5120 F(P))1988-11-01 to 1991-05-27

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