Gokulganga Rural Municipality situates north-east part of the Ramechhap district. Gokulganga Rural Municipality was formed by combining then Chuchure, Those, Rasnalu, Betali, Namadi, and Farpu VDCs. The Rural municipality has total area of 198.4 square kilo meter and is divided into 6 wards. Umakunda rural municipality lie in the east of Gokulganga Rural municipality. Similarly, this rural municipality is surrounded by Dolakha district from the west, Likhu Tamakosi rural municipality from the south and Dolakha district from the north. The geography of this Rural municipality includes steep hills and cold weather. The total population of the municipality is 20,058 consisting male population 9,284 and female population of 10,774 as of Census of Nepal 2011. There are 4,446 households in Gokulganga rural municipality. The name ‘Gokulganga’ is named after a historical name of a river located in this rural municipality. Diverse climate can be found in this rural municipality.
Pachpokhari, Jatapokhari etc. are the major touristic and historical places located in this rural municipality. Most of the people of this rural municipality are Hindu, Buddhist, Kirat and Cristian.
It was 150 km far east from the Kathmandu. The major occupation of the people residing in Gokulganga rural municipality is agriculture and livestock. Herbs, yak farming, are the major agri-product of this rural municipality. Chhetri, Bhrahmin, Sherpa, Tamang, Sunuwar, Newar, and Bhujel are the major ethnic group of this municipality. Forest based industry and herbal product are the major economic activities of this rural municipality.
Khadka Bahadur Sunuwar and Mrs. Radhika Shrestha are the Chairman and the Vice chairman of the Gokulganga rural municipality. The rural municipality office is situated in ward no 3 Ranaslu, Ramchhap.