Jorayal Rural Municipality is situated at south-west part of Doti district, Sudur Paschim province. This Rural Municipality is at 60 kilometer west to district headquarter Silagadhi. This is named after the Jorayal valley situated here. This local level unit was established in 2073 B.S. by combining then Ghanteswor, Chhatiwan, Saraswatinagar, Laxminagar, Gadsera and Niroula Village Development Committees. This is surrounded by Badikedar Rural Municipality from east, Dadeldhura district from west and north and Kailali district from south. This is divided into six wards. It includes mountain and valley geography.
As per the census 2011, total population of Jorayal Rural Municipality is 21,296 with 3,823 households. Population of female is 10,698 and male is 10,598. Average family size is 5.57. Ward number four is most populated ward. There are about 20 ethnic communities residing here, out of them Chhetri is dominating population with 57.1% occupancy followed by Magar and Kami. Doteli is dominating mother tongue with 71.51% speaking population followed by Nepali and Magar. Agriculture is major occupation as 57.41% people are involved in farming other occupations are business, service and foreign employment. Paddy, wheat and maize are major crops that can be cultivated here. 419.09 kilometer square is the total area occupied by this local unit. Literacy rate is 70.1%.
Mr. Durgadatta Ojha is Chairperson and Ms. Jamuna Kumari Bohara Rokaya is Vice-chairperson of Jorayal Rural Municipality. Rawatkatte is center of this local unit. Number of local representatives elected is 32. Number of employees working in this local unit is 22.