Chief of Air Staff inaugurates Maintenance Command Commanders’ Conference

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 28 Nov 2017 09:29:16


Staff Reporter,

Air Chief Marshal B S Dhanoa, PVSM AVSM YSM VM ADC, Chief of the Air Staff inaugurated the Maintenance Command Commanders’ Conference at Vayusena Nagar, on Monday.

The Chief of the Air Staff reiterated effective utilisation of available resources for operational readiness at all times. He emphasised that, Maintenance Command has a major role in maintaining the war fighting equipment of Indian Air Force. He appreciated the outstanding professionalism and efforts put in by air warriors to keep pace with the rapid upgradation of modern technologies being incorporated by the Indian Air Force. He also presented trophies to the Base Repair Depots and Equipment Depots, who had excelled in their core professional work.

The two days Conference is being attended by the Commanders of Base Repair Depot, Equipment Depot and other Units /Stations under maintenance Command. The progress of various ongoing maintenance activities and Projects at various units was reviewed during the Conference.

Earlier, the Air Chief and Kamalpreet Dhanoa, President, Air Force Wives Welfare Association (AFWWA) arrived at Nagpur on Monday morning and were received by Air Marshal Hemant Sharma AVSM VSM, Air Officer Commanding-in- Chief, Maintenance Command and Kusum Sharma, President, AFWWA (Regional).

On his arrival, the Chief of Air Staff was presented an impressive ceremonial ‘Guard of Honour’ at HQ Maintenance Command, Vayusena Nagar. During the visit, the Air Chief addressed the Air Warriors and interacted with Civilians.
Kamalpreet Dhanoa, President, Air Force Wives Welfare Association (AFWWA), addressed a meeting of Sanginis along with Kusum Sharma, President AFWWA (Regional) and AFWWA Presidents of various Units under Maintenance Command.

She reviewed the progress of welfare schemes and ventures at stations under Maintenance Command. She appreciated the steps taken by the Association at Regional and Local levels for welfare of their members and advised all the Sanginis to acquire new skills to keep pace with the changing environment.