The Far Western Division Headquarters, with the motto, "Bhakti Nai Sakti Ho” was established on July 5, 2004 (Ashad 21, 2061) in scenic and beautiful land of Dipayal. The flag of this division was raised on May 1, 2005 (Baisakh 18, 2062). Maj Gen Rajendra Thapa (Retd.) was the first General Officer Commanding (GOC) of this division and Maj Gen Dipak Prasad Bharati is the present GOC.
The successive GOC of this division were Maj Gen Kul Bahadur Khadka (Retd.), Maj Gen Anil Jung Thapa (Retd.), Maj Gen Nepal Bhushan Chand (Retd.), Maj Gen Damber Singh Gurung (Retd.), Maj Gen Kumar Budhathoki (Retd.), Maj Gen Ramesh Bista (Retd.), Maj Gen Surendra Bahadur Karki (Retd.), Maj Gen Hemanta Raj Kunwar and Maj Gen Binod Kumar Shrestha.