Union minister of state for Defence Rao Inderjit Singh, inaugurated the bi-annual Air Force Commanders’ Conference at Air Headquarters, in New Delhi today. 

The Chief of the Air Staff Arup Raha, welcomed Inderjit Singh and top commanders and other dignitaries.


The minister complemented the IAF for professional conduct during various exercises, including its contribution towards humanitarian assistance and disaster relief operations. He emphasised on aviation safety, infrastructure development and the IAF’s role towards indigenisation. 


The one –day conference aims to enhance the operational capability of the IAF, with emphasis on air operations, maintenance, human resources and administration. Aspects of support provided by defence PSUs through indigenised production of prime equipment would also be discussed with delegation from HAL, BEL and BDL. The CAS presented trophies to various Command Headquarters for excellence in sports and welfare activities.