Gandaki Rakshaiwa Nepal Rakshya
The Mid Command Headquarter, with the motto," Gandaki Rakshaiwa Nepal Rakshya ", was raised on July 16, 2021 (2078 Shrawan 01 B.S) at Pokhara, Kaski. Major General Baburam Shrestha is the current Commanding General of the Mid Command.
Biography of Major General Baburam Shrestha
Major General Baburam Shrestha was born in 28th Falgun 2024 (11th march 1968) in Siranchwok Rural Municipality ward no.08 Jaubari of Gorkha District. A graduate of Nepali Army Academy in 15th Falgun 2045 (26th February 1989), he was commissioned into the Kali Box Battalion, one of the oldest Engineering Battalion in the Nepali Army. He completed his Company Command and Staff Course from the Nepali Army War College and Command and Staff Course from Nepali Army Command and Staff College Shivapuri and Defense Service Staff Course from India, He holds a B-Tech in Civil Engineering from College of Military Engineering (CME) Pune, India,Master degree in Sociology from the Tribhuvan Universityhe hold Master of Philosophy in Defense and Strategic Study from the University of Chennai, India and National Security and War Studies (NSWC) from National Defense University of Pakistan. In addition, he has completed the Officers Physical Training Course from India, Engineering Young Officers Course from India, Engineers Officer Degree Engineering from India, Intelligence in Combating Terrorism in U.S., Brigade Commander Course in China.
Major General Shrestha has held various command and staff appointments at home and abroad during his career. He has commanded an independent field company and an Infantry Battalion (Shree Shiva Dal Battalion). He also holds the distinct of leading the Shree Shiva Dal Battalion in UN Peacekeeping Operations in MINUSTAH at Haiti. He has commanded No.27 Infantry Brigade at Siraha. Currently from 15th Kartik 2078 (1st November 2021) he is appointed as an Commanding General of Mid-Command Headquarter at Bijaypur,Pokhara.
He has also held numerous staff appointments at the Brigade and the Division Headquarters. His notable appointments during his illustrious career are Directing Staff in Command and Staff College, Directing Staff in Armed Police Force (APF) Mahavidhalaya in CCSC S.NO. 1 and 2, Staff Officer in Planning and Policy Directorate ( in rank of Lieutenant Colonel and Colonel ), Deputy Director in Disaster Management Directorate and Deputy Directorate General of Military Training (DGMT).
Major General Baburam Shrestha is happily married to Mrs. Pramila Shrestha and the couple is blessed with two children elderly daughter Dr. Neelima Shrestha and youngest son Praneeb Shrestha.