Air Marshal Subroto Mukherjee Chair
Air Marshal Subroto Mukerjee OBE was an Indian military officer who was the first Commander-in-Chief (C-in-C) of the Indian Air Force. He has also been called the Father of the Indian Air Force. In the year 1995 the USI Centre for Research (USICR) and the Air Headquarters decided to establish a Chair in the name of Air Marshal Subroto Mukherjee. The Chair commenced in 1997 and the first Chair was allotted to Air Marshal Vir Narain, PVSM (Retd), who researched on the topic “Sustainable Defence: Harmonising Long and Short-Term Goals”.