Senior Officers of the IAF - 1996 by Appointment

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Appointment, UnitRank & NameDates
CAS, Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Chief Marshal Satish Kumar Sareen (5370 F(P))1995-12-31 to 1998-12-31
Cmde Cmdt, No.23 SquadronAir Chief Marshal Anil Yeshwant Tipnis (5859 F(P))1994-07-22 to 2002-04-18
AOA, Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Marshal Dinesh Chandra Dhyani (6590 ADM)1995-11-03 to 2001-06-30
AOC-in-C, Central Air CommandAllahabadAir Marshal Dev Nath Rathore (5780 F(P))1995-06-01 to 1996-06-30 - Retired
--------do---------AllahabadAir Marshal Vinod Patney (6125 F(P))1996-07-01 to 1997-03-31
AOC-in-C, Eastern Air CommandShillongAir Marshal Janak Kapur (5585 F(P))1995-02-01 to 1996-03-31 - Retired
--------do---------ShillongAir Marshal Prithvi Singh Brar (6007 F(P))1996-04-01 to 1999-01-03
AOC-in-C, Maintenance CommandNagpurAir Marshal Ramesh Chandra Bajpai (5967 AE(L))1995-01-01 to 1996-10-31 - Retired
--------do---------NagpurAir Marshal Ghanshyam Gururani (6387 AE(M))1996-11-01 to 1997-07-31
AOC-in-C, Southern Air CommandTrivandrumAir Marshal Bharat Kumar (5787 F(P))1995-05-01 to 1997-04-30
AOC-in-C, South Western Air CommandJodhpurAir Marshal Kodendera Cariappa Cariappa (5376 F(P))1994-06-06 to 1996-01-31 - Retired
--------do---------JodhpurAir Marshal Sharadkumar Ramakrishna Deshpande (5694 F(P))1996-02-01 to 1997-11-30
AOC-in-C, Training CommandBangaloreAir Marshal Krishna Bihari Singh (5865 F(P))1995-07-01 to 1997-12-31
AOC-in-C, Western Air CommandDelhiAir Marshal Anil Yeshwant Tipnis (5859 F(P))1995-08-01 to 1997-03-31
AOM, Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Marshal Ghanshyam Gururani (6387 AE(M))1995-11-01 to 1996-10-31
--------do---------DelhiAir Marshal Shanti Swaroop Gupta (6805 AE(M))1996-11-01 to 1997-07-31
AOP, Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Marshal Vinod Kumar Verma (6528 F(P))1996-04-11 to 1999-09-30
Cmde Cmdt, No.14 SquadronAir Marshal Dinanath Ramchander Nadkarni (5587 F(P))1987-07-15 to 1997-09-08
Cmde Cmdt, No.16 SquadronAir Marshal Amarjit Singh Sethi (5682 F(P))1991-10-11 to 1997-01-11
Cmde Cmdt, No.17 SquadronAir Marshal Janak Kapur (5585 F(P))1995-12-20 to 1998-10-25
Cmde Cmdt, No.29 SquadronAir Marshal Prabhat Kumar Varma (4822 F(P))1987-09-14 to 1997-12-31
Cmdt, National Defence AcademyKhadakvaslaAir Marshal Amarjit Singh Sethi (5682 F(P))1995-03-25 to 1996-01-31 - Retired
--------do---------KhadakvaslaAir Marshal Jagbir Singh Rai (6507 F(P))1996-02-01 to 1997-01-09
DCAS, Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Marshal Sharadkumar Ramakrishna Deshpande (5694 F(P))1994-03-01 to 1996-01-31
--------do---------DelhiAir Marshal Man Mohan Singh Vasudeva (6128 F(P))1996-07-24 to 1997-08-31
DCAS, Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Marshal Srinivasapuram Krishnaswamy (6338 F(P))1996-02-01 to 1996-07-23
DGMS (Air), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Marshal Kuldip Rai (6051 MED)1995-08-01 to 1997-01-31
IG (Flt Insp & Safety), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Marshal Vinod Kumar Bhatia (6497 F(P))1996-02-01 to 1996-05-31
--------do---------DelhiAir Marshal Prakash Sadashivrao Pingale (6755 F(P))1996-10-16 to 1999-09-30
Proj Dir, National Flight Test Center, ADABangaloreAir Marshal Philip Rajkumar (6748 F(P))1996-09-17 to 2001-08-31
SASO, Central Air CommandAllahabadAir Marshal Man Mohan Singh Vasudeva (6128 F(P))1995-10-16 to 1996-07-15
--------do---------AllahabadAir Marshal Velayudhan Girish Kumar (6747 F(P))1996-07-17 to 1997-06-01
SASO, Eastern Air CommandShillongAir Marshal Darshan Singh Basra (6519 F(P))1996-04-01 to 1998-02-28
SASO, South Western Air CommandJodhpurAir Marshal Prithvi Singh Brar (6007 F(P))1995-04-01 to 1996-03-31
SASO, Training CommandBangaloreAir Marshal Krishnan Narayan Nair (6346 F(P))1996-01-01 to 1997-04-30
SASO, Western Air CommandDelhiAir Marshal Vinod Patney (6125 F(P))1996-02-29 to 1996-06-30
--------do---------DelhiAir Marshal Vinod Kumar Bhatia (6497 F(P))1996-07-01 to 1997-12-21
SMSO, Maintenance CommandNagpurAir Marshal Pran Nath Bajaj (6392 AE(M))1995-11-14 to 1997-05-22
VCAS, Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Marshal Trevor Raymond Joseph Osman (6005 F(P))1996-01-01 to 1997-03-31
ACAS (Education), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Lalgudi Srinivasan Vaidyanathan (7781 EDN)1993-10-01 to 1996-10-31 - Retired
ACAS (Inspection), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Prakash Sadashivrao Pingale (6755 F(P))1995-03-27 to 1996-10-15
ACAS (Logistics), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Sriperumbudur Raghavan (6710 LGS)1995-01-02 to 1999-03-21
ACAS (Ops), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Michael McMahon (7399 F(P))1996-06-01 to 1999-01-01
ACAS (Plans), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Srinivasapuram Krishnaswamy (6338 F(P))1993-07-12 to 1996-01-31
--------do---------DelhiAir Vice Marshal Jogendra Singh Sisodia (7696 F(P))1996-03-29 to 1998-08-16
Addl ACAS (Ops), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Manjit Singh Sekhon (6756 F(P))1995-01-01 to 1996-01-01
--------do---------DelhiAir Vice Marshal Chandra Kant Krishnatri (7697 F(P))1996-04-11 to 1996-09-30
Addl ACAS (Ops), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Adi Rustomji Ghandhi (7722 F(P))1996-10-01 to 1998-07-20
AOC, 1 Air Defence Control CentreDelhiAir Vice Marshal Milind Shankar (6130 F(P))1996-01-01 to 1997-07-01
AOC, 2 Air Defence Control CentreGandhinagarAir Vice Marshal Manjit Singh Sekhon (6756 F(P))1996-01-01 to 1996-12-01
AOC, Jammu & KashmirUdhampur --Same as above--1996-01-01 to 1997-12-01
AOC, Maritime Air OperationsBombayAir Vice Marshal Suresh Kumar Sonpar (6126 F(P))1995-09-25 to 1996-06-30 - Retired
--------do---------BombayAir Vice Marshal Kurumthodathil Cherian Phillipose (7702 F(P))1996-07-30 to 1999-02-10
AOLM, Maintenance CommandNagpurAir Vice Marshal Suresh Chandra Vohra (6713 LGS)1995-07-10 to 1999-03-21
AOP, Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Vinod Kumar Verma (6528 F(P))1996-01-01 to 1996-04-10
CI (Air), Defence Services Staff CollegeWellingtonAir Vice Marshal Kapil Kak (6784 F(N))1993-06-01 to 1996-09-30 - Retired
--------do---------WellingtonAir Vice Marshal Satish Govind Inamdar (7189 F(P))1996-10-01 to 1998-06-30
Cmde Cmdt, No.1 SquadronAir Vice Marshal Tushar Sen (6006 F(P))1993-10-01 to 1999-03-30
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 Manek Bomanshaw Madon (7681 F(P))1995-12-21 to 1998-08-17
Cmdt, College of Air WarfareSecunderabadAir Vice Marshal Syed Shahid Hussain Naqvi (7193 F(P))1994-12-31 to 1997-08-31
Cmdt, College of Defence ManagementSecunderabadAir Vice Marshal Teshter Jall Master (7224 F(P))1995-04-18 to 1997-06-07
Cmdt, Command Hospital, Air ForceBangaloreAir Vice Marshal Tapash Kumar Mitra (23432 MED)1995-09-01 to 1997-06-08
Director (Meteorology), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Krishna Chandra Verma (7583 MET)1994-12-01 to 1998-11-02
Director (PO), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Vinod Kumar Verma (6528 F(P))1995-03-06 to 1996-02-26
--------do---------DelhiAir Vice Marshal Sitaramaiah Pingali (7674 F(P))1996-03-01 to 1998-08-16
Director (Works), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Santanam Rangaswami (6703 ADM)1996-01-01 to 1997-12-31
PMO, Western Air CommandDelhiAir Vice Marshal Sahab Prasad Verma (6466 MED)1995-09-01 to 1997-01-31
Proj Dir, National Flight Test Center, ADABangaloreAir Vice Marshal Philip Rajkumar (6748 F(P))1994-09-19 to 1996-09-16
SAASO, Maintenance CommandNagpurAir Vice Marshal Ved Prakash Kala (6340 F(P))1993-10-25 to 1996-01-31
--------do---------NagpurAir Vice Marshal Manjit Singh Dhillon (7021 F(P))1996-02-01 to 1997-01-31
SASO, Southern Air CommandTrivandrumAir Vice Marshal Ved Prakash Kala (6340 F(P))1996-02-01 to 1997-04-30
--------do---------TrivandrumAir Vice Marshal Jagbir Singh Rai (6507 F(P))1993-11-01 to 1996-01-31
SDS (Air), National Defence CollegeDelhiAir Vice Marshal Jeffrey D'Souza (7432 F(P))1995-09-01 to 1998-03-31
SMSO, Central Air CommandAllahabadAir Vice Marshal Arun Kumar Saraswat (6563 AE(M))1994-12-01 to 1996-07-21
--------do---------AllahabadAir Vice Marshal Awatar Krishan Zadoo (7922 AE(L))1996-07-22 to 1998-05-28
SOA, Central Air CommandAllahabadAir Vice Marshal Bipin Chandran Kurup (7505 ADM)1995-11-14 to 1996-11-30 - Retired
SOA, Eastern Air CommandShillongAir Vice Marshal Manjit Singh Dhillon (7021 F(P))1995-05-01 to 1996-01-31
--------do---------ShillongAir Vice Marshal Harbans Perminder Singh (7485 F(N))1996-02-01 to 1998-07-09
SOA, Training CommandBangaloreAir Vice Marshal Srinivas Anand Bhaskar Naidu (7230 F(P))1995-08-01 to 1998-01-31
SOA, Western Air CommandDelhiAir Vice Marshal Khushindhar Singh Bindra (6863 F(P))1995-03-06 to 1996-06-30
--------do---------DelhiAir Vice Marshal Govind Chandra Singh Rajwar (8103 F(N))1996-07-01 to 1998-08-17

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