List of Head Quarters of Indian Army

The army operates 6 operational commands and 1 training command. Each command is headed by General Officer Commanding-in-Chief with the rank of Lieutenant General. Each command is directly affiliated to the Army HQ in New Delhi. President of India is the chief of Indian armed forces.
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The army operates 6 operational commands and 1 training command. Each command is headed by General Officer Commanding-in-Chief with the rank of Lieutenant General. Each command is directly affiliated to the Army HQ in New Delhi. President of India is the chief of Indian armed forces.

Indian armed forces are divided into three services:

1. Army

2. Navy

3. Air force

1. Army

The Chief is ‘Chief of the Army Staff’. Its headquarters is in New Delhi. The army is organized into the following seven commands:

S.N.

Command

Headquarters

1.

Western Comm.

Chandigarh

2.

Northern Comm.

Udhampur

3.

Army Training Comm.

Shimla

4.

South Western Comm.

Jaipur

5.

Eastern Comm.

Kolkata

6.

Southern Comm.

Pune

7.

Central Comm.

Lucknow

Note: Each Command of Indian Army is commanded by a General Officer Commanding in Chief of the rank of Lieutenant General.

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2. Navy

The Chief is an Admiral ranked “Chief of the Naval Staff”. The headquarters is in New Delhi. The Navy has three Naval Commands, commanded by Flag Officers Commanding-in Chief of the rank of Vice-Admiral. They are:

S.N.

Command

Headquarters

1.

Eastern Command

Visakhapatnam

2.

Western Command

Mumbai

3.

Southern Command

Kochi

3. Air Force

The Chief is an Air Chief Marshal ranked ‘Chief of the Air Staff’. Its headquarters is in New Delhi. The Air force is organized into seven commands (five Operational and two Functional Commands):

S.N.

Command

Headquarter

1.

Operational Commands

 

2.

Eastern Air Comd.

Shillong

3.

South-Western Air Comd.

Gandhinagar

4.

Southern Air Comd.

Tiruvananthpuram

 

Functional Commands

 

1.

Maintenance Comd.

Nagpur

2.

Western Air Comd.

New Delhi

3.

Central Air Comd.

Allahabad

4.

Training Comd.

Bangalore

4. Commissioned Ranks: (From top to down)

S.N.

Army

Air Force

Navy

1.

General

Air Chief Marshal

Admiral

2.

Lieutenant General

Air Marshal

Vice-Admiral

3.

Major General

Air Vice-Marshal

Rear Admiral

4.

Brigadier

Air Commodor

Commodor

5.

Colonel

Group Captain

Captain

6.

Lieutenant Colonel

Wing Commander

Commander

7.

Major

Squadron Leader

Lieutenant Commander

8.

Captain

Flight Lieutenant

Lieutenant

9.

Lieutenant

Flying Officer

Sub Lieutenant

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