ATAL BHAKTI DESH PRATI
The Mid Divisional Headquarter, with the motto, "Atal Bhakti Desh Prati” was established on November 16, 2004 (Marga 01, 2061) at Hetauda. Maj Gen Thakur Subba was the first General Officer Commanding (GOC) of this division and Maj Gen Subarna Bahadur Shah is the present GOC.
The successive GOC of this division were Maj Gen Toran Jung Bdr. Singh (Retd.), Maj Gen Netra Bdr Thapa (Retd.), Maj Gen Pawan Bdr Pandé (Retd.), Maj Gen Rajendra Chhetri, Maj Gen Sundar Pudasaini (Retd.), Maj Gen Dev Kumar Subedi and Maj Gen Prabhu Ram Sharma .
Biography of Major General Subarna Bahadur Shah
Major General Subarna Bahadur Shah assumed duty as the Division commander of Mid Division on 08 July 2018.
Major General Shah was born on Jan 13 1964 and commissioned into Mahendra Dal Battalion on 24 Feb 1986 as second lieutenant. Major General Shah is a qualified paratrooper who has undergone several professional trainings both in Nepal and abroad. He has undergone Young officers Course, Junior Staff Course, Command and Staff Course in Nepal, Managing Defense in the Wider Security Context Course in Bangaladesh, National Defense Course in India and Securities Studies Executive Course in the USA. He holds Masters Degree in Political Science from Tribhuwan University, Nepal.
Major General Shah has served in the United Nations as Staff Officer in Lebanon in 1992 and Yougoslavia 1995; as Military Observer in Sierra Leone in 2001. He has also commanded an Infantry Battalion in ONUB mission Brundi in 2005.
Major General Shah has 33 years of military experience, with service during both in peace and conflict, at home and abroad. He has commanded Durgabhanjan Company, Mahendra Dal Battalion and No.18 Brigade. He has also held key staff appointment at all levels, including as Brigade Major of No. 2 Brigade, Operation Officer of No. 5 Brigade and Chief of Staff of Valley Division HQ. He has served as a Staff Officer in Chief of General Staff Office, in the Inspector General Department and Director General of plan and Policy Directorate. He is married to Mrs. Mira shah and the couple is blessed with a daughter Shritima and a son Mohak.
मकवानपुर स्थित मध्य पृतना हे. क्वामा आन्तरिक भ्रमण को लागि स्टाफ कलेजका कमाण्डाण्ट उपरथी श्री देवेन्द्र बहादुर मेधासीको कमाण्डमा आएका सैनिक कमाण्ड तथा स्टाफ कलेजमा संचालित सि.सं. २३ कमाण्ड तथा स्टाफ तालिमका शिक्षक तथा शिक्षार्थी अधिकृतको टोलीलाई मिति २०७३/०७२ ६ गते मध्य पृतना हे.क्वामा हार्दिक स्वागत गर्दै महा सेनानी श्री दिपेश जंग शाहले पृतनाको जिम्मेवारी क्षेत्र भित्रको बस्तुस्थितिबारे जानकारी गराउनुभयो । सो अवसरमा मध्य पृतनाका अधिकृतहरुको पनि उपस्थिति रहेको थियो ।