Air Marshal Manavendra Singh on Tuesday took cost as the brand new commander in chief of the Southern Air Command.
In a profession spanning over 38 years, Air Marshal Manavendra Singh has held numerous command and employees positions.
He has commanded numerous frontline air bases moreover the IAF peacekeeping contingent in Bukavu in Congo.
An alumnus of Nationwide Defence Academy, Defence Companies Workers School Wellington and Joint Forces Workers School within the US, the Air Marshal was commissioned within the flying department of the Indian Air Drive on December 29, 1982, as a helicopter pilot.
Air Marshal Manavendra Singh, Ati Vishisht Seva Medal, Vir Chakra, Vishisht Seva Medal took over as Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief (AOC-in-C) of Southern Air Command (SAC), Aakkulam,Tvm.
A powerful guard of honour introduced to the Air Marshal on taking up the Command. pic.twitter.com/FjBsBz0msY
— PRO Defence Trivandrum (@DefencePROTvm) February 1, 2021
The air officer has flown all kinds of helicopters and coach plane. He has over 6,600 hours of flying expertise in numerous difficult sectors just like the Siachen, the North East, Uttarakhand, the Western desert and Congo.
He was serving because the director-general of inspection and security on the Air headquarters earlier than he took cost of the Southern Command in Thiruvananthapuram.
The Air Officer has been the recipient of presidential awards, Ati Vishisht Seva Medal, Vir Chakra and Vishisht Seva Medal.
Air Marshal Manavendra Singh succeeded Air Marshal Amit Tiwari who has been appointed because the Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief of the Allahabad-headquartered Central Air Command.