Nagpur: A Commanders’ Conclave of
Maintenance Command of Indian Air Force will be held here on
August 31 and September 1.
The conclave, to be inaugurated by Air Marshal PV
Athawale, Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Maintenance
Command, would be attended by Commanders of all Base Repair
Depots (BRDs) and Equipment Depots (EDs) across the country, a
press release here said.
The Maintenance Command has played an important role by
providing the requisite maintenance/logistics support to the
operational and training units. The units under Maintenance
Command are geographically dispersed all over the country and
are engaged in overhaul, repair and supply chain management.
Since 2011 has been declared as the "The Year of
Consolidation and Maintenance," the focus of the conference
will be to identify areas of concern and evolve strategies to
enhance maintenance support to operational units, the release
During the conference, the progress of various projects
would be undertaken and performance reviews will also be
carried out by the respective Branch Heads of the Command.
Since Air Marshal Athawale is due to retire on August
31, this would be the last conclave chaired by him.