Senior Officers of the IAF - 2016 by date of rank

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Rank & NameAppointment, UnitDates
Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha (13910 F(P))CAS, Air Head QuartersDelhi2013-12-31 to 2016-12-31 - Retired
Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa (15405 F(P))CAS, Air Head QuartersDelhi2016-12-31 to 2019-09-30
Air Marshal Shirish Baban Deo (15681 F(P))Cmde Cmdt, No.15 Squadron2013-05-21 to 2018-09-30
Air Marshal Jasbir Singh Walia (15684 F(P))Cmde Cmdt, No.6 Squadron2013-08-27 to 2019-03-31
Air Marshal Gurinder Pal Singh (15417 F(P))Cmdt, Air Force AcademyDundigal2014-07-01 to 2016-11-30 - Retired
Air Marshal Pochana Prasad Reddy (15008 F(P))COSC, Integrated Defence StaffNew Delhi2014-07-01 to 2016-02-29 - Retired
Air Marshal Rajan Chaudhry (34056 MED)DGMS (Air), Air Head QuartersDelhi2014-10-01 to 2016-06-30 - Retired
--Same as above--Cmde Cmdt, Institution of Aviation Medicine2014-11-01 to 2016-06-30 - Retired
Air Marshal Balakrishnan Suresh (16206 F(P))SASO, Western Air CommandDelhi2014-11-01 to 2016-07-31
Air Marshal Jagjeet Singh (14814 AE(L))AOC-in-C, Maintenance CommandNagpur2014-12-01 to 2016-03-31
Air Marshal Prashant Purushottam Khandekar (15095 AE(L))SMSO, Maintenance CommandNagpur2014-12-01 to 2016-04-02
Air Marshal Sanderraman Neelakantan (15184 F(P))Cmde Cmdt, No.1 Squadron2014-12-15 to 2017-02-28
Air Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria (16026 F(P))Cmde Cmdt, No.5 Squadron2014-12-22 to 2021-09-30
Air Marshal Anil Khosla (15871 F(P))DG (Air Ops), Air Head QuartersDelhi2015-01-13 to 2016-06-30
Air Marshal Sanderraman Neelakantan (15184 F(P))AOP, Air Head QuartersDelhi2015-02-02 to 2016-07-31
Air Marshal Harjit Singh Arora (16557 F(P))Cmde Cmdt, No.51 Squadron2015-02-20 to 2021-06-30
Air Marshal Bipin Bihari Prasad Sinha (15748 ADM)AOA, Air Head QuartersDelhi2015-05-01 to 2016-07-31 - Retired
Air Marshal Mahesh Kumar Malik (15743 ADM)DG (Works), Air Head QuartersDelhi2015-05-01 to 2016-07-31
Air Marshal Jasbir Singh Walia (15684 F(P))AOC-in-C, Southern Air CommandTrivandrum2015-06-01 to 2016-07-31
Air Marshal Ravinder Kumar Dhir (15678 F(P))AOC-in-C, South Western Air CommandGandhinagar2015-06-01 to 2018-09-30
Air Marshal Jasjit Singh Kler (16225 F(P))SASO, Eastern Air CommandShillong2015-06-01 to 2016-06-19
Air Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa (15405 F(P))VCAS, Air Head QuartersDelhi2015-06-01 to 2016-12-31
Air Marshal Vivek Ram Chaudhari (16978 F(P))Cmde Cmdt, No.28 Squadron2015-07-31 to 2020-07-31
Air Marshal Rajiv Dayal Mathur (16772 F(P))Cmde Cmdt, Flying Instructors School2015-07-31 to 2021-07-31
Air Marshal Amit Dev (16972 F(P))Cmde Cmdt, No.2 Squadron2015-08-14 to 2020-08-13
Air Marshal Rajesh Kumar (16770 F(P))Cmde Cmdt, No.3 Squadron2015-08-14 to 2021-08-31
Air Marshal Chandrashekharan Hari Kumar (15881 F(P))AOC-in-C, Eastern Air CommandShillong2015-09-01 to 2016-12-31
Air Marshal Sridharan Panicker Radha Krishnan Nair (16040 F(P))AOC-in-C, Training CommandBangalore2015-09-01 to 2018-07-31
Air Marshal Shirish Baban Deo (15681 F(P))AOC-in-C, Western Air CommandDelhi2015-09-01 to 2016-12-31
Air Marshal Pandurang Narayana Pradhan (16403 F(P))SASO, Southern Air CommandTrivandrum2015-09-01 to 2017-05-04
Air Marshal Sardar Harpal Singh (16071 F(P))SASO, South Western Air CommandGandhinagar2015-09-01 to 2017-03-17
Air Marshal Raghunath Nambiar (16378 F(P))SASO, Training CommandBangalore2015-09-01 to 2016-06-19
Air Marshal Virender Mohan Khanna (15071 AE(M))AOM, Air Head QuartersDelhi2015-11-01 to 2016-04-30 - Retired
Air Marshal Harjit Singh Arora (16557 F(P))DG (Flt Insp & Safety), Air Head QuartersDelhi2015-12-01 to 2016-06-30
Air Marshal Shyam Bihari Prasad Sinha (16053 F(P))AOC-in-C, Central Air CommandAllahabad2016-01-01 to 2018-12-31
Air Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria (16026 F(P))DCAS, Air Head QuartersDelhi2016-01-01 to 2017-02-28
Air Marshal Rajesh Kumar (16770 F(P))Director (PMT ADA), Air Head QuartersBangalore2016-01-05 to 2017-02-28
Air Marshal Pankaj Aneja (15975 AE(M))AOC-in-C, Maintenance CommandNagpur2016-04-01 to 2017-05-31
Air Marshal Raj Karan Singh Shera (16315 AE(L))SMSO, Maintenance CommandNagpur2016-04-03 to 2018-02-28
Air Marshal Prashant Purushottam Khandekar (15095 AE(L))AOM, Air Head QuartersDelhi2016-05-01 to 2016-12-31 - Retired
Air Marshal Navkaranjit Singh Dhillon (16580 F(P))ADC, Southern Air CommandTrivandrum2016-06-05 to 2016-07-31
Air Marshal Jasjit Singh Kler (16225 F(P))Cmdt, National Defence AcademyKhadakvasla2016-06-20 to 2018-03-31
Air Marshal Raghunath Nambiar (16378 F(P))SASO, Eastern Air CommandShillong2016-06-20 to 2017-02-28
Air Marshal Surendra Kumar Ghotia (16575 F(P))SASO, Training CommandBangalore2016-06-20 to 2019-04-30
Air Marshal Pawan Kapoor (35311 MED)Cmde Cmdt, Institution of Aviation Medicine2016-07-01 to 2017-12-31
Air Marshal Anil Khosla (15871 F(P))DG (Flt Insp & Safety), Air Head QuartersDelhi2016-07-01 to 2016-12-31
Air Marshal Pawan Kapoor (35311 MED)DGMS (Air), Air Head QuartersDelhi2016-07-01 to 2017-12-31
Air Marshal Kuldeep Sharma (16541 AE(M))Cmde Cmdt, No.23 Squadron2016-07-25 to 2019-01-31
Air Marshal Mahesh Kumar Malik (15743 ADM)AOA, Air Head QuartersDelhi2016-08-01 to 2017-07-31
Air Marshal Sanderraman Neelakantan (15184 F(P))AOC-in-C, Southern Air CommandTrivandrum2016-08-01 to 2017-02-28
Air Marshal Balakrishnan Suresh (16206 F(P))AOP, Air Head QuartersDelhi2016-08-01 to 2018-07-31
Air Marshal Jasbir Singh Walia (15684 F(P))C-in-C, Strategic Forces CommandDelhi2016-08-01 to 2019-03-31
Air Marshal Hemant Narayan Bhagwat (16423 ADM)DG (Works), Air Head QuartersDelhi2016-08-01 to 2017-07-31
Air Marshal Aravindra Singh Butola (16789 F(P))SASO, Central Air CommandAllahabad2016-08-01 to 2018-08-26
Air Marshal Navkaranjit Singh Dhillon (16580 F(P))SASO, Western Air CommandDelhi2016-08-01 to 2019-03-31
Air Marshal Harjit Singh Arora (16557 F(P))DG (Air Ops), Air Head QuartersDelhi2016-08-22 to 2018-09-30
Air Marshal Chambala Karai Ranjan (16015 MED)Cmdt, Armed Forces Medical CollegePune2016-10-01 to 2018-09-30
Air Marshal Amit Tiwari (16806 F(P))Cmdt, Air Force AcademyDundigal2016-12-01 to 2018-09-03
Air Vice Marshal Rajesh Kumar (16770 F(P))Director (PMT ADA), Air Head QuartersBangalore2012-06-25 to 2016-01-04
Air Vice Marshal Ashok Kumar Sharma (16460 ACCTS)ACAS (Accts & AV), Air Head QuartersDelhi2012-12-01 to 2016-06-30 - Retired
Air Vice Marshal Nalin Kumar Tandon (16030 F(P))ACAS (Pers - Officers), Air Head QuartersDelhi2012-12-17 to 2016-06-30 - Retired
Air Vice Marshal Suresh Babu Kantipudi (17588 MET)ACAS (Meteorology), Air Head QuartersDelhi2013-01-01 to 2018-03-31
Air Vice Marshal Shaik Mahaboob Subhani (16865 ACCTS)ACAS (Fin Plan), Air Head QuartersDelhi2013-02-01 to 2016-06-30
Air Vice Marshal Thazhathupulikunnel Devasia Joseph (16964 F(P))Cmde Cmdt, No.18 Squadron2013-05-07 to 2021-07-31
Air Vice Marshal Thayyil Narayana Ajith Kumar Pillai (16309 AE(L))ACAS (Systems), Air Head QuartersDelhi2013-07-01 to 2016-05-30 - Retired
Air Vice Marshal Anil Golani (16986 F(P))AOC, Maritime Air OperationsBombay2013-10-01 to 2016-06-30
Air Vice Marshal Sauri Kant Parhi (16111 ADM)SOA, Training CommandBangalore2014-02-01 to 2016-09-30 - Retired
Air Vice Marshal Navkaranjit Singh Dhillon (16580 F(P))ADC, Southern Air CommandTrivandrum2014-03-03 to 2016-06-04
Air Vice Marshal Aravindra Singh Butola (16789 F(P))ACAS (Ops, T&H), Air Head QuartersDelhi2014-05-05 to 2016-06-19
Air Vice Marshal Anil Tiwari (17160 F(P))SOA, Central Air CommandAllahabad2014-05-05 to 2016-01-17
Air Vice Marshal Sandeep Singh (17312 F(P))ACAS (Plans), Air Head QuartersDelhi2014-07-01 to 2016-07-31
Air Vice Marshal Upkarjit Singh (16204 F(P))AOC, Jammu & KashmirUdhampur2014-07-01 to 2016-06-08
Air Vice Marshal Tejinder Pal Singh (16781 F(P))CI (Air), Defence Services Staff CollegeWellington2014-07-01 to 2016-06-30
Air Vice Marshal Rajeev Hora (17141 F(P))Cmdt, Aircraft and Systems Testing EstablishmentBangalore2014-07-01 to 2016-09-30
Air Vice Marshal Balabhadra Radha Krishna (17326 F(P))ACAS (Projects), Air Head QuartersDelhi2014-08-01 to 2016-07-31
Air Vice Marshal Sreekumar Prabhakaran (17318 F(P))Cmdt, College of Air WarfareSecunderabad2014-12-01 to 2016-06-08
Air Vice Marshal Surya Narayana Murti (15945 AE(L))Cmdt, Software Development InstituteBangalore2014-12-01 to 2016-02-29 - Retired
Air Vice Marshal Archan Kumar Bhattacharya (16322 AE(M))SMSO, Central Air CommandAllahabad2014-12-01 to 2016-05-01
Air Vice Marshal Harinder Jeet Walia (16418 F(N))ADG (A), HQ NCCDelhi2015-01-01 to 2017-10-31
Air Vice Marshal Kalarikal Puttur Unnikrishnan Nair (17023 F(N))AOC, Advance HQ, Eastern Air CommandCalcutta2015-01-01 to 2016-05-15
Air Vice Marshal Vidhya Sagar Bharti (16611 F(P))IG (Air), Border Security ForceDelhi2015-02-02 to 2017-10-31
Air Vice Marshal Surendra Kumar Indoria (18296 F(P))Cmde Cmdt, No.12 Squadron2015-02-20 to 2020-02-20
Air Vice Marshal Praveen Bhatt (16970 F(P))SAASO, Maintenance CommandNagpur2015-03-02 to 2016-06-30
Air Vice Marshal Manavendra Singh (16983 F(P))SOA, Eastern Air CommandShillong2015-03-02 to 2017-09-30
Air Vice Marshal Shiv Shanker Sharma (17073 EDN)ACAS (Education), Air Head QuartersDelhi2015-04-01 to 2017-08-31
Air Vice Marshal B Chandrasekhar (17726 F(P))Cmde Cmdt, No.130 Helicopter Unit2015-04-16 to 2020-04-15
Air Vice Marshal Rajiv Gandotra (16748 AE(M))SMSO, Western Air CommandDelhi2015-05-01 to 2017-09-30
Air Vice Marshal Arjun Subramaniam (16592 F(P))SDS (Air), National Defence CollegeDelhi2015-05-05 to 2017-07-31
Air Vice Marshal Suryakant Chintaman Chafekar (17013 F(P))ACIDS (Fin Plan), Integrated Defence StaffNew Delhi2015-06-05 to 2016-06-30
Air Vice Marshal Chambala Karai Ranjan (16015 MED)Cmdt, Command Hospital, Air ForceBangalore2015-07-01 to 2016-07-30
Air Vice Marshal Shreesh Mohan (16966 F(P))ADC, Central Air CommandAllahabad2015-07-06 to 2018-10-31
Air Vice Marshal Diptendu Choudhury (17335 F(P))AOC, Composite Battle Response and Analysis GroupGwalior2015-07-06 to 2017-02-28
Air Vice Marshal Sanjay Nimesh (17862 F(P))Cmde Cmdt, No.47 Squadron2015-07-31 to 2020-07-31
Air Vice Marshal Pradeep Padmakar Bapat (17227 ADM)ACAS (Works), Air Head QuartersDelhi2015-08-01 to 2017-07-31
Air Vice Marshal Rajeev Hora (17141 F(P))Cmde Cmdt, No.16 Squadron2015-08-14 to 2020-08-13
Air Vice Marshal Guttikonda Amara Prasad Babu (17714 F(P))Cmde Cmdt, No.115 Helicopter Unit2015-08-26 to 2020-08-25
Air Vice Marshal Biju Paul (17791 LGS)AOLM, Maintenance CommandNagpur2015-11-01 to 2018-08-28
Air Vice Marshal Rajesh Isser (16968 F(P))SOA, Central Air CommandAllahabad2016-01-18 to 2019-06-30
Air Vice Marshal Guttikonda Amara Prasad Babu (17714 F(P))SOA, Southern Air CommandTrivandrum2016-03-05 to 2017-03-19
Air Vice Marshal Pramod Kumar Shrivastava (17283 AE(M))Cmdt, Air Force Technical CollegeJalahalli2016-04-01 to 2016-04-30
Air Vice Marshal Pranay Kumar Hridayash Sinha (17118 AE(L))Cmdt, Software Development InstituteBangalore2016-04-19 to 2018-02-27
Air Vice Marshal Kalarikal Puttur Unnikrishnan Nair (17023 F(N))SOA, South Western Air CommandGandhinagar2016-05-01 to 2017-08-31
Air Vice Marshal Pramod Kumar Shrivastava (17283 AE(M))SMSO, Central Air CommandAllahabad2016-05-02 to 2018-11-30
Air Vice Marshal Vikram Singh (17699 F(P))AOC, Advance HQ, Eastern Air CommandCalcutta2016-05-16 to 2018-04-30
Air Vice Marshal Upkarjit Singh (16204 F(P))Cmdt, College of Air WarfareSecunderabad2016-06-09 to 2017-03-06
Air Vice Marshal Nicodemus Manohar Samuel (17449 F(P))ACAS (Ops, T&H), Air Head QuartersDelhi2016-06-20 to 2017-08-30
Air Vice Marshal Aravindra Singh Butola (16789 F(P))SASO, Central Air CommandAllahabad2016-06-20 to 2016-07-31
Air Vice Marshal Shaik Mahaboob Subhani (16865 ACCTS)ACAS (Accts & AV), Air Head QuartersDelhi2016-07-01 to 2018-06-30
Air Vice Marshal Vivek Ram Chaudhari (16978 F(P))ACAS (Pers - Officers), Air Head QuartersDelhi2016-07-01 to 2018-09-30
Air Vice Marshal Michael Fernandez (16967 F(P))AOC, Maritime Air OperationsBombay2016-07-01 to 2018-07-31
Air Vice Marshal Anil Golani (16986 F(P))CI (Air), Defence Services Staff CollegeWellington2016-07-01 to 2018-11-30
Air Vice Marshal Suryakant Chintaman Chafekar (17013 F(P))SAASO, Maintenance CommandNagpur2016-07-01 to 2017-09-30
Air Vice Marshal Diptendu Choudhury (17335 F(P))Cmde Cmdt, Tactics and Combat Development Establishment2016-07-25 to 2021-07-24
Air Vice Marshal Mothlamnet Sabari Gireen Menon (17035 ADM)ACAS (Org & Cer), Air Head QuartersDelhi2016-08-01 to 2017-07-31
Air Vice Marshal Balabhadra Radha Krishna (17326 F(P))ACAS (Plans), Air Head QuartersDelhi2016-08-01 to 2019-02-28
Air Vice Marshal Jonnalagedda Chalapati (17358 F(P))ACAS (Projects), Air Head QuartersDelhi2016-08-01 to 2019-02-28
Air Vice Marshal Prashant Nagaraja Kaushik (16783 F(P))ADC, Southern Air CommandTrivandrum2016-08-01 to 2017-07-23
Air Vice Marshal Atul Kumar Singh (17041 ADM)SOA, Western Air CommandDelhi2016-08-01 to 2018-12-31
Air Vice Marshal Sandeep Singh (17312 F(P))Cmdt, Aircraft and Systems Testing EstablishmentBangalore2016-10-01 to 2018-12-31
Air Vice Marshal Nitin Shankar Vaidya (17208 ADM)SOA, Training CommandBangalore2016-10-01 to 2018-04-30
Air Vice Marshal Om Prakash Tiwari (16678 F(N))DG , Air Force Naval Housing BoardDelhi2016-12-26 to 2017-05-28

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