Indian Air Force gets its first ever DG (Administration)

Air Marshal Naresh Verma took over as the first ever Director General (Administration) of the Indian Air Force here today. In his new assignment, he will look after the land and infrastructural development, organisations and ceremonials, sports and adventure as well as Air Force Schools, an official statement said. Air Marshal Verma, AVSM VSM, was commissioned in the Administrative Branch of the IAF on December 30, 1972. An alumnus of National Defence Academy, Khadakvasla and National Defence College, New Delhi, he has specialized in Aerial Imagery Interpretation at Air Force Intelligence School, Pune and was selected for training in the subject at Royal Air Force Wyton, United Kingdom. During his career, he has served as Chief Administrative Officer at bases such as Bhuj, Jamnagar, Yelahanka and Air Force Station New Delhi and as Principal Director, Air Force Works at Air Headquarters. He has also functioned as Senior Officer-in-Charge Administration at Central Air Command as well as Western Air Command. For his distinguished service, he was awarded the Vishisht Seva Medal (VSM) in 2001 and the Ati Vishisht Seva Medal (AVSM) in 2006. INT
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