NORTH-western division



The North-Western Division Headquarters, with the motto, "Sadaiba Samarpit Desh Prati” was established on 29th Nov, 2001 (14th Mangsir, 2058) with the name of Western Division at Nepalgunj, Banke. The Western Division was renamed as Mid-Western Division and shifted to Tribhuvan Sainik Shivir, Surkhet on 23rd Oct, 2005 (6th Kartik, 2062). The Mid-Western Division has been once again re-organized and renamed as the North Western Division, Nimare Barrack, Surkhet on 16th July, 2017 (1st  Shrawan, 2074). Maj Gen Sadip Bahadur Shah was the first General Officer Commanding (GOC) of this division and Maj Gen Karmendra Bikram Limbu is the present GOC.

The successive GOCs of this division were Maj Gen Sadip Bahadur Shah (Retd.), Maj Gen Govinda Bahadur Gurung (Retd.), Maj Gen Bala Nanda Sharma (Retd.), Maj Gen Rukmangath Katawal (Retd.), Maj Gen Dipak Bikram Rana (Retd.), Maj Gen Chhatra Man Sigh Gurung (Retd.), Maj Gen Ananta Bahadur Thebe (Retd.), Maj Gen Pradip Jung Thapa (Retd.), Maj Gen Keshav Raj Mahat (Retd.), Maj Gen Pradip Bikram Rana (Retd.), Maj Gen Rajendra Bikram Shah (Retd.), Maj Gen Rajendra Bahadur Karki (Retd.), Maj Gen Shekhar Singh Basnyat and Maj Gen Shamsher Thakurathi.