Dudh Pokhari Rural Municipality is situated at east part of Lamjung district, Gandaki province. This local level unit was established in 2073 B.S. by combining then Dudh Pokhari, Bichour, Ilam Pokhari, Kolki and Gounda Village Development Committees. This is surrounded by Gorkha district from east, Dordi Rural Municipality from west and north and Rainas Rural Municipality and Gorkha district from south. This is divided into six wards. This local level unit is named after Dudh Pokhari lake which has religious importance and situated under this area.
As per the census 2011, total population of Dudh Pokhari 10,975 with 2,590 households. Population of male is 5,020 and female is 5,955. Ward number six is most populated ward. Other then Gurung and Ghale, Brahmin, Chhetri, Tamang and Dalit are also residing here. Gurung and Nepali are major language spoken. Total area covered by this local level is 153.33 kilometer square. Buddhism and Hinduism are major religions. Most of the land is occupied by forest and farming area. Majority of people are involved in farming followed by service and foreign employment. Paddy, wheat, maize and barley are major crops that could be cultivated here along with different vegetables and fruits.
Ms. Chhupi Maya Gurung is Chairperson and Mr. Kamal Prasad Dhital is Vice-chairperson of Dudh Pokhari Rural Municipality. Total number of elected local representatives is 32. Total number of employees working under Rural Municipality is 28. Center of this Rural Municipality is at ward number 6 Gounda village.