Senior Officers of the IAF - 1990 by date of rank

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Rank & NameAppointment, UnitDates
Air Chief Marshal Swaroop Krishna Kaul (4721 F(P))Cmde Cmdt, No.17 Squadron1985-07-20 to 1995-12-31
Air Chief Marshal Surendra Kumar Mehra (4197 F(P))CAS, Air Head QuartersDelhi1988-08-01 to 1991-07-31
Air Marshal Kapil Dev Chadha (3845 F(P))Cmde Cmdt, No.43 Squadron1982-01-01 to 1990-08-08
Air Marshal Brijesh Dhar Jayal (4972 F(P))Cmde Cmdt, No.1 Squadron1987-07-15 to 1993-09-30
Air Marshal Dinanath Ramchander Nadkarni (5587 F(P))Cmde Cmdt, No.14 Squadron1987-07-15 to 1997-09-08
Air Marshal Prabhat Kumar Varma (4822 F(P))Cmde Cmdt, No.29 Squadron1987-09-14 to 1997-12-31
Air Marshal Jagdish Kumar Seth (4403 F(P))AOC-in-C, Training CommandBangalore1987-12-01 to 1991-09-30
Air Marshal Dilip Shankar Jog (4608 F(P))CoS, Western Air CommandDelhi1987-12-30 to 1990-03-31 - Retired
Air Marshal Parduman Kumar Jain (4366 ADM)AOA, Air Head QuartersDelhi1988-01-28 to 1991-01-31
Air Marshal Man Mohan Sinha (4408 F(P))AOC-in-C, Eastern Air CommandShillong1988-02-08 to 1991-01-31
Air Marshal Mohinder Singh Bawa (4494 F(P))AOC-in-C, Central Air CommandAllahabad1988-03-01 to 1990-12-31 - Retired
Air Marshal Nirmal Chandra Suri (4236 F(P))VCAS, Air Head QuartersDelhi1988-03-01 to 1991-07-31
Air Marshal Didar Singh Sabhikhi (4393 F(N))Cmdt, National Defence AcademyKhadakvasla1988-06-29 to 1991-08-31
Air Marshal Partha Kumar Dey (4404 F(P))AOC-in-C, South Western Air CommandJodhpur1988-08-01 to 1992-03-31
Air Marshal Prithi Singh (4480 F(P))AOC-in-C, Western Air CommandDelhi1988-08-01 to 1992-04-30
Air Marshal Rajendra Kumar Dhawan (4736 F(P))DCAS, Air Head QuartersDelhi1988-08-01 to 1990-04-01
Air Marshal Abraham Mathews (4547 AE(L))DG (Radar & Comm Project), Air Head QuartersDelhi1988-08-01 to 1991-01-31
Air Marshal Shashikumar Samuel Ramdas (4930 AE(M))SMSO, Maintenance CommandNagpur1989-04-08 to 1990-11-01 - Retired
Air Marshal Sibaprasad Chakrabarti (4528 AE(M))AOC-in-C, Maintenance CommandNagpur1989-05-01 to 1991-01-31
Air Marshal Raj Kumar Nehra (4518 AE(M))AOM, Air Head QuartersDelhi1989-05-10 to 1990-12-31 - Retired
Air Marshal Kshirode Krishna Sen (4495 F(P))SASO, Training CommandBangalore1989-07-01 to 1990-05-31
Air Marshal Har Krishan Oberai (4583 F(P))AOP, Air Head QuartersDelhi1989-07-03 to 1990-09-30 - Retired
Air Marshal Sukh Dev Mohan (4789 F(P))SASO, Eastern Air CommandShillong1989-07-03 to 1991-04-30
Air Marshal Suresh Chand (4585 F(P))AOC-in-C, Southern Air CommandTrivandrum1989-11-07 to 1991-03-31
Air Marshal Pinnapakkam Masilamani Sundaram (4857 MED)DGMS (Air), Air Head QuartersDelhi1990-01-01 to 1991-11-30
Air Marshal Swaroop Krishna Kaul (4721 F(P))SASO, Central Air CommandAllahabad1990-02-26 to 1991-02-10
Air Marshal Palamadai Muthuswamy Ramachandran (4973 F(P))SASO, South Western Air CommandJodhpur1990-03-05 to 1991-10-13
Air Marshal Brijesh Dhar Jayal (4972 F(P))DCAS, Air Head QuartersDelhi1990-04-02 to 1991-10-06
Air Marshal Rajendra Kumar Dhawan (4736 F(P))SASO, Western Air CommandDelhi1990-04-02 to 1991-02-08
Air Marshal Ravinder Nath Bharadwaj (5001 F(P))SASO, Training CommandBangalore1990-06-25 to 1992-04-30
Air Marshal Pondicherry Jayarao Jayakumar (5037 F(P))AOP, Air Head QuartersDelhi1990-10-01 to 1991-10-13
Air Marshal Trilochan Singh (5043 F(P))IG (Flt Insp & Safety), Air Head QuartersDelhi1990-12-01 to 1991-09-30
Air Vice Marshal Subramaniam Raghavendran (3840 F(P))Cmde Cmdt, No.23 Squadron1982-08-18 to 1990-05-17
Air Vice Marshal Amia Kumar Sen (4717 F(P))CI (Air), Defence Services Staff CollegeWellington1987-01-01 to 1990-06-30 - Retired
Air Vice Marshal Ajit Singh Lamba (4877 F(P))Cmdt, Aircraft and Systems Testing EstablishmentBangalore1987-03-01 to 1991-04-28
Air Vice Marshal Pinnapakkam Masilamani Sundaram (4857 MED)Cmdt, Command Hospital, Air ForceBangalore1987-10-31 to 1990-04-29
Air Vice Marshal Suresh Ganesh Heble (5169 LGS)ACAS (Logistics), Air Head QuartersDelhi1987-11-01 to 1990-06-30 - Retired
Air Vice Marshal Subharatnam Kasinath (5467 LGS)AOLM, Maintenance CommandNagpur1988-01-15 to 1991-04-30
Air Vice Marshal Madhabendra Banerji (4898 F(P))Director (Training), Air Head QuartersDelhi1988-01-18 to 1990-01-31 - Retired
Air Vice Marshal Eric Lionel Allen (4582 F(P))Cmdt, Air Force AcademyDundigal1988-01-19 to 1990-02-28 - Retired
Air Vice Marshal Trilochan Singh (5043 F(P))AOC, 1 Air Defence Control CentreDelhi1988-05-01 to 1990-02-28
Air Vice Marshal Peter Eric Gaynor (5110 F(P))SOA, Training CommandBangalore1988-08-01 to 1990-11-30 - Retired
Air Vice Marshal Harjit Singh Ghuman (5692 F(P))Cmde Cmdt, No.6 Squadron1988-10-08 to 1997-09-01
Air Vice Marshal Debabrata Choudhury (4759 ADM)SOA, Eastern Air CommandShillong1988-11-01 to 1990-05-31 - Retired
Air Vice Marshal Ranjit Singh Bedi (5120 F(P))SOA, Western Air CommandDelhi1988-11-01 to 1991-05-27
Air Vice Marshal Palamadai Muthuswamy Ramachandran (4973 F(P))Director (PO), Air Head QuartersDelhi1988-12-19 to 1990-05-17
Air Vice Marshal Pondicherry Jayarao Jayakumar (5037 F(P))ACAS (Inspection), Air Head QuartersDelhi1989-01-01 to 1990-09-30
Air Vice Marshal Sudheer Rajaram Karkare (5083 F(N))SAASO, Maintenance CommandNagpur1989-01-02 to 1990-10-31 - Retired
Air Vice Marshal Thupakulu Narasimhulu Bhavani Shankar (5060 F(P))AOC, Maritime Air OperationsBombay1989-02-01 to 1991-10-31
Air Vice Marshal Sadanand Kulkarni (5292 F(N))Cmdt, College of Defence ManagementSecunderabad1989-03-01 to 1991-04-07
Air Vice Marshal Verinder Puri (5199 F(P))SASO, Southern Air CommandTrivandrum1989-03-01 to 1992-05-12
Air Vice Marshal Amrit Mohan Mehta (5051 F(P))DG , Air Force Naval Housing BoardDelhi1989-04-01 to 1992-03-31
Air Vice Marshal Ravinder Nath Bharadwaj (5001 F(P))ACAS (Plans), Air Head QuartersDelhi1989-07-03 to 1990-06-24
Air Vice Marshal Dushyant Singh (5048 F(P))Cmdt, College of Air WarfareSecunderabad1989-07-03 to 1991-03-08
Air Vice Marshal Keith David Kingsley Lewis (5109 F(P))SDS (Air), National Defence CollegeDelhi1989-07-03 to 1991-03-24
Air Vice Marshal Surinder Pal Dhawan (5298 F(N))SOA, Central Air CommandAllahabad1989-07-17 to 1991-03-20
Air Vice Marshal Brijesh Dhar Jayal (4972 F(P))ACAS (Ops), Air Head QuartersDelhi1989-09-01 to 1990-04-01
Air Vice Marshal Manmohan Waman Desai (5524 ACCTS)Director (Fin Plan), Air Head QuartersDelhi1989-09-01 to 1991-07-31
Air Vice Marshal Narayanaswamy Natarajan (6183 MET)Director (Meteorology), Air Head QuartersDelhi1989-09-01 to 1994-11-30
Air Vice Marshal Sabnavis Tirumal Rao (5530 ACCTS)Director (Accounts), Air Head QuartersDelhi1989-11-01 to 1991-11-30
Air Vice Marshal Subramaniam Rathnam (5921 EDN)Director (Education), Air Head QuartersDelhi1990-01-01 to 1992-03-31
Air Vice Marshal Manjit Singh Mann (5838 AE(M))SMSO, Central Air CommandAllahabad1990-01-01 to 1992-11-30
Air Vice Marshal Sherwin Derek Leslie Tully (5270 F(P))Director (Training), Air Head QuartersDelhi1990-02-01 to 1992-04-30
Air Vice Marshal Manjunath Sadanand (4994 F(P))Cmdt, Air Force AcademyDundigal1990-03-05 to 1991-11-30
Air Vice Marshal Trilochan Singh (5043 F(P))ACAS (Ops), Air Head QuartersDelhi1990-04-01 to 1991-06-22
Air Vice Marshal Dev Prasad Sarker (5491 MED)Cmdt, Command Hospital, Air ForceBangalore1990-05-16 to 1991-11-10
Air Vice Marshal Janak Kumar (5122 F(P))Director (PO), Air Head QuartersDelhi1990-05-18 to 1991-11-21
Air Vice Marshal Dharam Pal Singh (5503 ADM)SOA, Eastern Air CommandShillong1990-06-05 to 1992-09-30
Air Vice Marshal Kodendera Cariappa Cariappa (5376 F(P))CI (Air), Defence Services Staff CollegeWellington1990-07-01 to 1992-05-30
Air Vice Marshal Sindhaghatta Subbaramu (5371 F(P))ACAS (Plans), Air Head QuartersDelhi1990-07-25 to 1993-02-16
Air Vice Marshal Hamid Muhammed Shahul (5461 F(N))AOC, Air Force Records OfficeNew Delhi1990-10-01 to 1990-10-14
Air Vice Marshal Janak Kapur (5585 F(P))SAASO, Maintenance CommandNagpur1990-11-01 to 1993-10-16
Air Vice Marshal Indrakanty Gopala Krishna (5398 AE(M))SMSO, Maintenance CommandNagpur1990-11-02 to 1990-12-31
Air Vice Marshal Sharadchandra Naresh Deshpande (5452 F(N))SOA, Training CommandBangalore1990-12-01 to 1993-07-31

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.