New Delhi. 24 December, 2016. Senior Maintenance Staff Officers’ Conclave was held at Air Force Station Hindan under the aegis of Western Air Command, Subroto Park, New Delhi on 23-24 Dec 2016.

The Conclave was inaugurated by Air Mshl NJS Dhillon AVSM,Senior Air Staff Officer, Western Air Command and was chaired by Air Mshl PP Khandekar, Air Officer-in-charge Maintenance Command of Indian Air Force. Senior Maintenance Staff Officers of all Operational Commands, Training Command & Maintenance Command of IAF attended the Conclave.

The Conclave took stock of the current maintenance support related challenges with focus on optimal operations, enhanced quality of the preventive maintenance, indigenisation and innovation efforts. The need to continuously improve the skill/ knowledge level of Maintenance personnel along with improvement in Supply Chain Management were also deliberated. In the closing address the AOM exhorted all maintenance personnel to be proactive, innovative and self reliant in meeting the challenges towards excellent support for all operational tasks of Indian Air Force.