Senior Officers of the IAF - 2005 by Appointment

1948 | 1949 | 1950 | 1951 | 1952 | 1953 | 1954 | 1955 | 1956 | 1957 | 1958 | 1959 | 1960 | 1961 | 1962 | 1963 | 1964 | 1965 | 1966 | 1967 | 1968 | 1969 | 1970 | 1971 | 1972 | 1973 | 1974 | 1975 | 1976 | 1977 | 1978 | 1979 | 1980 | 1981 | 1982 | 1983 | 1984 | 1985 | 1986 | 1987 | 1988 | 1989 | 1990 | 1991 | 1992 | 1993 | 1994 | 1995 | 1996 | 1997 | 1998 | 1999 | 2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016 | 2017 |

View by Seniority | Appointment | Date of Rank

Appointment, UnitRank & NameDates
CAS, Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Chief Marshal Shashindra Pal Tyagi (8130 F(P))2004-12-31 to 2007-03-31
AOA, Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Marshal Harendrajit Singh Garkal (11780 ADM)2004-03-22 to 2006-07-31
AOC-in-C, Central Air CommandAllahabadAir Marshal Raghu Rajan (8997 F(P))2004-04-01 to 2005-04-30 - Retired
--------do---------AllahabadAir Marshal Jaspal Singh Gujral (11300 F(P))2005-05-01 to 2006-10-31
AOC-in-C, Eastern Air CommandShillongAir Marshal Avinash Deodata Joshi (10886 F(P))2004-11-01 to 2005-08-21
--------do---------ShillongAir Marshal Fali Homi Major (11442 F(P))2005-09-05 to 2007-03-30
AOC-in-C, Maintenance CommandNagpurAir Marshal Vijay Adhyutrao Patkar (8632 AE(L))2004-07-06 to 2005-04-30 - Retired
--------do---------NagpurAir Marshal Kirti Shekhar Chaturvedi (12100 AE(L))2005-05-16 to 2007-03-31
AOC-in-C, Southern Air CommandTrivandrumAir Marshal Sharad Yeshwant Savur (10525 F(P))2004-08-01 to 2006-08-31
AOC-in-C, South Western Air CommandGandhinagarAir Marshal Satish Kumar Jain (9716 F(P))2004-07-12 to 2006-02-28
AOC-in-C, Training CommandBangaloreAir Marshal Subhash Bhojwani (9734 F(P))2004-07-12 to 2006-01-31
AOC-in-C, Western Air CommandDelhiAir Marshal Avdesh Kumar Singh (11005 F(P))2005-01-01 to 2007-01-31
AOP, Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Marshal Arvind Kumar Nagalia (11633 F(P))2004-10-01 to 2005-08-30
--------do---------DelhiAir Marshal Yashwant Rao Rane (12210 F(P))2005-09-01 to 2007-01-31
C-in-C, Strategic Forces CommandDelhiAir Marshal Ajit Bhavnani (10440 F(P))2004-07-12 to 2005-08-18
--------do---------DelhiAir Marshal Avinash Deodata Joshi (10886 F(P))2005-08-22 to 2006-12-31
Cmde Cmdt, No.1 SquadronAir Marshal Padamjit Singh Ahluwalia (11631 F(P))2003-01-01 to 2007-12-31
Cmde Cmdt, No.14 SquadronAir Marshal Shashindra Pal Tyagi (8130 F(P))2005-09-22 to 2007-03-30
Cmde Cmdt, No.16 SquadronAir Marshal Gurnam Singh Choudhary (11870 F(P))2005-11-29 to 2010-01-05
Cmde Cmdt, No.17 SquadronAir Marshal Sunil Kumar Malik (9002 F(P))1998-10-26 to 2005-07-31 - Retired
Cmde Cmdt, No.29 SquadronAir Marshal Manek Bomanshaw Madon (7681 F(P))1998-01-01 to 2005-12-31
Cmdt, National Defence CollegeDelhiAir Marshal Packiam Paul Rajkumar (12018 F(P))2005-01-01 to 2006-11-30
DCAS, Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Marshal Jaspal Singh Gujral (11300 F(P))2004-04-01 to 2005-04-30
--------do---------DelhiAir Marshal Arvind Kumar Nagalia (11633 F(P))2005-08-24 to 2007-02-28
DCIDS (Ops), Integrated Defence StaffNew DelhiAir Marshal Fali Homi Major (11442 F(P))2004-01-01 to 2005-09-04
--------do---------New DelhiAir Marshal Ajit Vishwanath Vaidya (11848 F(P))2005-09-05 to 2006-03-31
DGMS (Air), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Marshal Padmavathy Bandhopadhyay (11528 MED)2004-10-01 to 2005-11-30 - Retired
--------do---------DelhiAir Marshal Harinder Kumar Maini (28383 MED)2005-12-01 to 2007-03-31
IG (Flt Insp & Safety), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Marshal Padamjit Singh Ahluwalia (11631 F(P))2004-10-01 to 2006-08-31
SASO, Central Air CommandAllahabadAir Marshal Pramod Kumar Mehra (11581 F(P))2004-10-11 to 2006-02-23
SASO, Eastern Air CommandShillongAir Marshal Ajit Vishwanath Vaidya (11848 F(P))2004-10-15 to 2005-08-31
--------do---------ShillongAir Marshal Pranab Kumar Barbora (12375 F(P))2005-09-01 to 2007-03-31
SASO, South Western Air CommandGandhinagarAir Marshal Gurnam Singh Choudhary (11870 F(P))2004-11-01 to 2006-10-31
SASO, Training CommandBangaloreAir Marshal Bhushan Nilkanth Gokhale (11630 F(P))2004-10-10 to 2006-01-31
SASO, Western Air CommandDelhiAir Marshal Avdesh Kumar Singh (11005 F(P))2004-10-11 to 2005-01-18
--------do---------DelhiAir Marshal Pradeep Vasant Naik (12005 F(P))2005-05-13 to 2006-10-31
SMSO, Maintenance CommandNagpurAir Marshal Jayant Satchidanand Apte (11900 AE(L))2005-06-13 to 2007-04-02
--------do---------NagpurAir Marshal Balatikalandra Uthaiah Chengappa (12112 AE(L))2004-12-01 to 2005-06-12
VCAS, Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Marshal Sunil Kumar Malik (9002 F(P))2004-10-01 to 2005-07-31 - Retired
--------do---------DelhiAir Marshal Ajit Bhavnani (10440 F(P))2005-08-22 to 2006-10-31
ACAS (Accounts), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Gautam Sengupta (12743 ACCTS)2004-06-01 to 2006-03-31
ACAS (Education), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Paramjit Singh Bhangu (12932 F(P))2005-12-01 to 2006-02-28
ACAS (Fin Plan), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Narayanan Vijayakumar (12725 ACCTS)2004-06-01 to 2007-09-30
ACAS (Inspection), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Pranab Kumar Barbora (12375 F(P))2004-11-01 to 2005-08-31
--------do---------DelhiAir Vice Marshal Vivek Kumar Chopra (12752 F(P))2005-09-01 to 2008-01-31
ACAS (Intelligence), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Norman Anil Kumar Browne (13129 F(P))2004-10-01 to 2007-02-28
ACAS (Meteorology), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Ajit Prasad Tyagi (13010 MET)2004-10-11 to 2008-01-31
ACAS (Ops), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Suresh Chandra Mukul (12930 F(P))2004-12-01 to 2006-10-31
ACAS (Ops, C &D), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Sumit Mukerji (12925 F(P))2005-03-01 to 2006-04-30
ACAS (Pers - Officers), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Kanwar Dalinderjit Singh (12403 F(P))2004-01-12 to 2006-02-28
ACAS (Plans), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Krishan Kumar Nohwar (13132 F(P))2004-11-01 to 2005-06-04
ACAS (Training), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Murali Sundaram (12369 F(P))2004-01-12 to 2006-01-31
ACAS (Works), Air Head QuartersDelhiAir Vice Marshal Jyoti Narayan Burma (13219 ADM)2005-01-01 to 2006-07-31
ACIDS (Pers Plans & Force, Integrated Defence StaffNew DelhiAir Vice Marshal Vivek Kumar Chopra (12752 F(P))2004-11-01 to 2005-09-01
AOC, Advance HQ, Western Air CommandChandimandirAir Vice Marshal Charanjit Singh Gill (11645 F(P))2004-12-01 to 2005-04-30 - Retired
AOC, Air Force Central Medical EstablishmentDelhiAir Vice Marshal Jai Krishan Gupta (12308 MED)2004-12-01 to 2005-02-15
AOC, Maritime Air OperationsBombayAir Vice Marshal Saravjit Singh Hothi (12215 F(P))2004-04-01 to 2006-12-17
AOLM, Maintenance CommandNagpurAir Vice Marshal Sunil Kumar Sinha (12355 LGS)2004-11-01 to 2005-12-31 - Retired
CI (Air), Defence Services Staff CollegeWellingtonAir Vice Marshal Gurcharan Singh Bhogal (12504 F(P))2004-04-01 to 2006-06-30
Cmde Cmdt, No.21 SquadronAir Vice Marshal Nirdosh Vatsyayan Tyagi (12765 F(P))2005-08-31 to 2011-03-24
Cmde Cmdt, No.23 SquadronAir Vice Marshal Vivek Kumar Chopra (12752 F(P))2005-09-09 to 2008-11-18
Cmde Cmdt, No.27 SquadronAir Vice Marshal Satish Kumar Sofat (12207 F(P))2001-09-14 to 2009-02-22
Cmde Cmdt, No.44 SquadronAir Vice Marshal Pravesh Kumar (12411 F(P))2005-08-10 to 2009-06-01
Cmde Cmdt, No.47 SquadronAir Vice Marshal Arun Kumar Tiwary (12194 F(P))2005-11-08 to 2009-02-05
Cmdt, Air Force AcademyDundigalAir Vice Marshal Yashwant Rao Rane (12210 F(P))2004-01-12 to 2005-08-31
--------do---------DundigalAir Vice Marshal Dhiraj Kukreja (13130 F(P))2005-09-01 to 2008-02-29
Cmdt, College of Air WarfareSecunderabadAir Vice Marshal Venkataraman Ramamurthy Iyer (12939 F(P))2004-11-01 to 2007-01-31
Cmdt, Command Hospital, Air ForceBangaloreAir Vice Marshal Jayanta Kumar De (12250 MED)2004-02-16 to 2005-02-28 - Retired
--------do---------BangaloreAir Vice Marshal Jai Krishan Gupta (12308 MED)2005-03-01 to 2005-12-31
DG , Air Force Naval Housing BoardDelhiAir Vice Marshal Paramjit Singh Bhangu (12932 F(P))2005-03-29 to 2005-11-30
Dy Cmdt & CI, National Defence AcademyKhadakvaslaAir Vice Marshal Suresh Chandra Malhan (11579 F(P))2005-01-01 to 2005-11-30 - Retired
PMO, Eastern Air CommandShillongAir Vice Marshal Trichinapoly Subramanyam Raghu Raman (12664 MED)2004-10-01 to 2005-12-01
SAASO, Maintenance CommandNagpurAir Vice Marshal Anup Kumar Shyam (12065 F(P))2004-02-01 to 2007-02-28
SASO, Southern Air CommandTrivandrumAir Vice Marshal Ajay Shrivniwas Karnik (13140 F(P))2004-12-01 to 2006-12-17
SDS (Air), National Defence CollegeDelhiAir Vice Marshal Gurdip Singh Kochar (13149 F(P))2004-12-01 to 2007-04-01
SMSO, Central Air CommandAllahabadAir Vice Marshal Balatikalandra Uthaiah Chengappa (12112 AE(L))2003-01-06 to 2005-02-06
--------do---------AllahabadAir Vice Marshal Vaduvur Srinivasaraghavan Sunder (12618 AE(M))2005-02-07 to 2005-10-02
SMSO, Central Air CommandAllahabadAir Vice Marshal Gajinder Pal Singh Dua (13306 AE(L))2005-10-03 to 2007-05-13
SOA, Central Air CommandAllahabadAir Vice Marshal Naresh Verma (13235 ADM)2004-04-05 to 2007-04-18
SOA, Eastern Air CommandShillongAir Vice Marshal Jagjit Singh Gandyok (13216 ADM)2005-05-24 to 2008-08-22
--------do---------ShillongAir Vice Marshal Jyoti Narayan Burma (13219 ADM)2004-04-01 to 2005-05-23
SOA, Training CommandBangaloreAir Vice Marshal Sadhashivan Radhakrishnan (12408 F(P))2003-11-03 to 2006-03-03
SOA, Western Air CommandDelhiAir Vice Marshal Satish Kumar Sofat (12207 F(P))2004-10-01 to 2007-04-30

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.