Senior Officers of the IAF - 1991 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 - Retired
Air Chief Marshal Nirmal Chandra Suri (4236 F(P))CAS, Air Head QuartersDelhi1991-07-31 to 1993-07-31
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 - Retired
Air Marshal Parduman Kumar Jain (4366 ADM)AOA, Air Head QuartersDelhi1988-01-28 to 1991-01-31 - Retired
Air Marshal Man Mohan Sinha (4408 F(P))AOC-in-C, Eastern Air CommandShillong1988-02-08 to 1991-01-31 - 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 - Retired
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 Abraham Mathews (4547 AE(L))DG (Radar & Comm Project), Air Head QuartersDelhi1988-08-01 to 1991-01-31 - Retired
Air Marshal Sibaprasad Chakrabarti (4528 AE(M))AOC-in-C, Maintenance CommandNagpur1989-05-01 to 1991-01-31 - 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 - Retired
Air Marshal Pinnapakkam Masilamani Sundaram (4857 MED)DGMS (Air), Air Head QuartersDelhi1990-01-01 to 1991-11-30 - Retired
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 Marshal Indrakanty Gopala Krishna (5398 AE(M))SMSO, Maintenance CommandNagpur1991-01-01 to 1991-01-31
--Same as above--AOC-in-C, Maintenance CommandNagpur1991-02-01 to 1993-06-30
Air Marshal Machanda Chinapa Uthaya (5627 AE(L))DG (Radar & Comm Project), Air Head QuartersDelhi1991-02-01 to 1994-01-31
Air Marshal Swaroop Krishna Kaul (4721 F(P))AOC-in-C, Central Air CommandAllahabad1991-02-11 to 1992-04-30
Air Marshal Rajendra Kumar Dhawan (4736 F(P))AOC-in-C, Eastern Air CommandShillong1991-02-11 to 1991-10-05
Air Marshal Amal Kumar Mukhopadhyay (5237 AE(M))AOM, Air Head QuartersDelhi1991-03-05 to 1994-01-31
Air Marshal Naresh Kumar (5057 F(P))AOA, Air Head QuartersDelhi1991-04-11 to 1991-12-23
Air Marshal Rajamani Ramamurthy (5614 AE(M))SMSO, Maintenance CommandNagpur1991-04-15 to 1993-06-30
Air Marshal Dushyant Singh (5048 F(P))SASO, Central Air CommandAllahabad1991-04-25 to 1992-04-30
Air Marshal Keith David Kingsley Lewis (5109 F(P))SASO, Western Air CommandDelhi1991-04-25 to 1991-10-11
Air Marshal Sukh Dev Mohan (4789 F(P))AOC-in-C, Southern Air CommandTrivandrum1991-05-13 to 1992-04-30
Air Marshal Ranjit Singh Bedi (5120 F(P))SASO, Eastern Air CommandShillong1991-05-28 to 1992-05-17
Air Marshal Brijesh Dhar Jayal (4972 F(P))AOC-in-C, Eastern Air CommandShillong1991-10-07 to 1992-03-30
Air Marshal Rajendra Kumar Dhawan (4736 F(P))AOC-in-C, Training CommandBangalore1991-10-07 to 1993-05-31
Air Marshal Trilochan Singh (5043 F(P))DCAS, Air Head QuartersDelhi1991-10-07 to 1993-04-30
Air Marshal Amarjit Singh Sethi (5682 F(P))Cmde Cmdt, No.16 Squadron1991-10-11 to 1997-01-11
Air Marshal Naresh Kumar (5057 F(P))AOP, Air Head QuartersDelhi1991-10-14 to 1992-04-30
Air Marshal Keith David Kingsley Lewis (5109 F(P))IG (Flt Insp & Safety), Air Head QuartersDelhi1991-10-14 to 1993-09-30
Air Marshal Pondicherry Jayarao Jayakumar (5037 F(P))SASO, Western Air CommandDelhi1991-10-14 to 1992-04-30
Air Marshal Palamadai Muthuswamy Ramachandran (4973 F(P))VCAS, Air Head QuartersDelhi1991-10-14 to 1993-02-28
Air Marshal Manjit Singh Boparai (21663 MED)DGMS (Air), Air Head QuartersDelhi1991-12-01 to 1993-06-30
Air Vice Marshal Ajit Singh Lamba (4877 F(P))Cmdt, Aircraft and Systems Testing EstablishmentBangalore1987-03-01 to 1991-04-28
Air Vice Marshal Subharatnam Kasinath (5467 LGS)AOLM, Maintenance CommandNagpur1988-01-15 to 1991-04-30 - Retired
Air Vice Marshal Harjit Singh Ghuman (5692 F(P))Cmde Cmdt, No.6 Squadron1988-10-08 to 1997-09-01
Air Vice Marshal Ranjit Singh Bedi (5120 F(P))SOA, Western Air CommandDelhi1988-11-01 to 1991-05-27
Air Vice Marshal Thupakulu Narasimhulu Bhavani Shankar (5060 F(P))AOC, Maritime Air OperationsBombay1989-02-01 to 1991-10-31 - Retired
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 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 Manmohan Waman Desai (5524 ACCTS)Director (Fin Plan), Air Head QuartersDelhi1989-09-01 to 1991-07-31 - Retired
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 - Retired
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 - Retired
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 Janak Kapur (5585 F(P))SAASO, Maintenance CommandNagpur1990-11-01 to 1993-10-16
Air Vice Marshal Sharadchandra Naresh Deshpande (5452 F(N))SOA, Training CommandBangalore1990-12-01 to 1993-07-31
Air Vice Marshal Viney Kapila (5596 F(P))Cmdt, College of Air WarfareSecunderabad1991-03-11 to 1992-05-31
Air Vice Marshal Dushyant Singh (5048 F(P))SASO, Central Air CommandAllahabad1991-03-11 to 1991-04-24
Air Vice Marshal Keith David Kingsley Lewis (5109 F(P))SASO, Western Air CommandDelhi1991-03-25 to 1991-04-24
Air Vice Marshal Surinder Pal Dhawan (5298 F(N))SDS (Air), National Defence CollegeDelhi1991-03-25 to 1992-05-31
Air Vice Marshal Shiv Nath Rathour (5580 F(N))SOA, Central Air CommandAllahabad1991-03-25 to 1992-06-25
Air Vice Marshal Sadanand Kulkarni (5292 F(N))SOA, Western Air CommandDelhi1991-04-08 to 1992-05-31
Air Vice Marshal Bal Krishan Challu (5647 LGS)AOLM, Maintenance CommandNagpur1991-06-03 to 1991-10-31
Air Vice Marshal Bharat Kumar (5787 F(P))AOC, Maritime Air OperationsBombay1991-11-01 to 1993-06-18
Air Vice Marshal Kilara Vamanet Iya (5813 LGS)AOLM, Maintenance CommandNagpur1991-11-01 to 1992-11-30
Air Vice Marshal Sharadkumar Ramakrishna Deshpande (5694 F(P))Director (PO), Air Head QuartersDelhi1991-11-22 to 1993-10-31
Air Vice Marshal Puthettu Kurien Mani (5666 F(P))Cmdt, Air Force AcademyDundigal1991-12-02 to 1993-09-30
Air Vice Marshal Kamal Khanna (5795 F(P))Dy Cmdt & CI, National Defence AcademyKhadakvasla1991-12-06 to 1993-11-12

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