The ‘Valley Command Office’, with the motto “Shanti Surakshya Sarbada”, was established on May 19 2003 (2060 Jestha 5). Later it was renamed as “Valley Division HQ” on December 13, 2003 (2060 Poush 15). At the beginning, the division HQ was based at Singha Durbar, Kathmandu and later it was relocated to the Narayanhiti Palace. Maj Gen Kiran Shumsher Thapa (Retd.) was the first General Officer Commanding of this division and Maj Gen Sarad Kumar Giri is the present GOC.
The successive GOC of this division were Maj Gen Dilip Karki (Retd.), Maj Gen Dipak Bikram Rana (Retd.), Maj Gen Kul Bahadur Khadka (Retd.), Maj Gen Anil Jung Thapa (Retd.), Maj Gen Daman Bahadur Ghale (Retd.), Maj Gen Keshav Raj Mahat (Retd.), Maj Gen Victor JB Rana (Retd.), Maj Gen Mahesh Bikram Karki, Maj Gen Purna Chandra Thapa, Maj Gen Himalaya Thapa (Retd.) and Maj Gen Anuj Basnyat.