Air Marshal RKS Bhadauria appointed as new Air Chief

NEW DELHI,19 September

The Centre on Thursday appointed Air Marshal RKS Bhadauria as the new chief of Indian Air Force.

Bhadauria, who is presently vice chief of air staff, will take over the post of chief of Air staff on September 30 when his predecessor BS Dhanoa retires.

Air Marshal RKS Bhadauria was commissioned into the fighter stream of Indian Air Force in June 1980, and has held various command, staff and instructional appointments at various levels, including the present one as Vice Chief of Air Staff.

Bhadauria is decorated with PVSM, AVSM, VM and is one of the ADCs to the supreme Commander.