Air Marshal Rajesh Kumar Anand, took over as Air Officer-in-Charge Administration (AOA) on June 1, 2023. An alumnus of National Defence Academy, the Air Marshal was commissioned in Administrative Branchof the Indian Air Force as an Air Traffic Controller on June 13, 1987. He has undergone the Higher Air Command Course from College of Air Warfare and Area Control Course from the Singapore Aviation Academy.
In a career spanning over 36 years, the Air Marshal has held various field and staff appointments. Prior to his present appointment, he was Director General (Administration) at Air Headquarters, New Delhi.
For his distinguished service, he was awarded VishishtSeva Medal in January 2022 by the President of India.