With the total area of 94.12 square kilometers Jhapa Rural Municipality accommodates 34,601 persons as of Census of Nepal 2011. Three of the previous VDCs- Kumarkhod, Taganduba and Sharanamati were merged to form this new local level body. This Gaunpalika is divided into 7 wards and the headquarters is Taganduba.
Jaya Narayan Shah is the Chairman and Kunta Devi Budhathoki is the Vice-Chairman of this Gaunpalika.
The table below shows the current law, procedures and guidelines active in Jhapa Rural Municipality.
Table 1. List of laws, procedures and guidelines adopted by Jhapa Rural Municipality:
Table on fiscal profile of Jhapa Gaunpalika :