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Air Chief Marshal O. P. Mehra 

  Air Chief Marshal Shri  O. P. Mehra & Smt. Mehra 
 3th Nov 1980 -  5th Mar 1982


Academic Qualifications
  • M.A. History from Panjab University in 1940
  • Air Force Career Commisioned on 30th November, 1940
  • Appointed Chief of Air Staff on 15th Jan.1973.

Constitutional Appointments

  • Governor of Maharashtra (3rd November 1980 to 6th March,1982)
  • Governor of Rajsthan (6th March 1982 to 4th Nov. 1985)

Other Important Professional Assignment

  • IAF representative on Join Chiefs of Staff in Australia -1946 to 1947
  • Dean, Institute of Armament Technology, Pune from1960 to 1963
  • Chairman, Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. Bangalore from March 1971 to Oct. 1973.

Association With Professional Bodies

Follow of Aeronautical Society of India

  •  Aeronautical Society of India from 1947 to 1977 -- President
  • Center for Air Power Studies -Vice Chairmen
  • Center for Strategic and International Studies- Member
  •  Management Committee for Shri Satya Sai International Canter and School for propagation of human values. - Member

Sports and allied Activities

  • Olympic Council of Asia Hony life -- President
  • Indian Olympic Association from 1975 to 1980 -- President
  • Asian Games Federation since Re designated OCA 1978-1980 -- President
  • Delhi Gymkhana Club (2 years) -- President
  • Delhi Golf Club Ltd.(2 Years till Oct.1994) -- President
  • Delhi Race Club Ltd.(4 Years) -- President
  • Services Sports Control Board for 4 Years -- Vice President
  • Indian Hockey Federation (6 Years) -- Vice President
  • Delhi Lawn Tennis Association(2 Years) -- President
  • Durand Cup Football (1973 to 1975) -- Member and later Chairman

Association with International, Organisations
  • C.I. International Hotels Ltd.  -- Director
  •  Polyplex Corporation Ltd. --  Director
  •  Mayar India Ltd. New Delhi  -- Director
  •  Adyar Gate Hotels Ltd. Chennai --  Director
  •  Ansal Properties & Industrial Ltd.  -- Director
  •  ROPSSA Properties & Enterprises Pvt. Ltd.  -- Chairman

Honours & Awards

  • Param Vishistht Sewa Medal  -- Jan. 1968
  • Padam Vibhushan  -- Jan. 1977
  • Srimoni Award  -- 1988
  • Rajiv Ratna Award -- 1991
  • Help Age India Golden Award - - 1999
  •  Distinguished Leadership Award for Services to the Indian Air Force
  •  National Security Awarded by the American Biographical Institute.

 

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