Visit of Air Marshal Vibhas Pande AOC-IN-C, Maintenance Command to Air Force Station Tughlakabad

Indian Air Force’s Air Marshal Vibhas Pande, Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief Maintenance Command, visited Air Force Station Tughlakabad on 5th March 2024. 

He was accompanied by Mrs. Ruchira Pande, President Air Force Family Welfare Association (Regional). 

They were received by Air Commodore Rishi Seth, Air Officer Commanding, Air Force Station Tughlakabad and Mrs. Anjali Anand Seth.

The Air Marshal appreciated the Def-Tech Expo 2024 which displayed modern niche technology along with display of indigenised projects of the Depot. 

Notably, the event was aimed at showcasing achievements in the field of indigenisation by the Depot with participation of private partners in various projects.

He valued the efforts of the base towards realizing the vision of Atmanirbhar Bharat with focus on capacity building through innovation. 

Besides, the Air Marshal also visited Depot Historical Cell with chronicled the milestones of its long and illustrious history.

During the interaction with station personnel, AOC-in-C emphasized on the need for reducing dependency on imports, strengthening domestic manufacturing capability and self-reliance. 

The Air Marshal exhorted the air warriors of the Depot to innovate and strive hard towards developing home-grown solutions for enhancing Op Capability of the IAF. 

He further lauded the involvement, enthusiasm and focused approach of all personnel of the Depot towards ensuring support to operational Units.