Rising Rural Municipality is situated at mid-south part of Tanahu district, Gandaki province. This Rural Municipality was established in 2073 B.S. by combining then Kahushivapur, Bhirkot, Baidi, Ramjakot, Kotdurbar and Rishing Village Development Committees. This local unit is surrounded by Vyas Municipality and Devghat Rural Municipality from east, Bhimad Municipality and Ghiring Rural Municipality from west, Mygde Rural Municipality and Vyas Municipality from north and Nawalparasi district from south. This is located at one hour distance from Pokhara. It was named after the Shringa sage who used to meditate here. It has been divided into eight wards.
Total population of Rising Rural Municipality is 25,870 which cover 5,215 households, as per the census 2011. Population of female is 14,730 and male is 11,140. Ward number one is most populated ward. There are 21 types of ethnic communities residing here, among them Magar are major population constituting 65.25%, followed by Chhetri and Kami. Magar is major mother tongue as 63.8% people speak this language followed by Nepali and Newari. Literacy rate is 59.22%. This covers total area of 215 kilometer square. Most of the land is occupied by forest and farming area. Majority of people are involved in farming followed by foreign employment and service. Paddy, maize, wheat, barley are major crops.
Mr. Rajendra Krishna Shrestha is Chairperson and Ms. Ginu Maya Thapa is Vice-chairperson of Rising Rural Municipality. Kotdurbar village, ward number 7 is center of this Rural Municipality. Total number of elected local representatives is 42.