Introduction

Gandaki Province: Overview

Gandaki Province, which covers 21,504 sq. km, lies in western part of the country bordered by Tibet autonomous region of China in the north, 5 No. Province in the south, 3 No. Province in the east and 5 No., Karnali Province in the west.

The Province consists of eleven administrative districts and federal namely Pokhara. The Province spans from the highest himalayas and mountains in the north to southern.

Gandaki Province Police Headquarter is in Pokhara, one of the most popular tourist destinations in Nepal. It is also known as the tourist capital noted for its tranquil atmosphere and the beauty of the surrounding countryside.

Pokhara has become a major tourist hub of Nepal, known as the gateway to the trekking route "Round Annapurna". The reason has many attractive natural sites including mount Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Machapuchere which are among the highest mountains in the world.
Mustang, the forbidden kingdom is located in the northern side of the Province.
Besides this, Fewa lake, Begnas lake, Tilicho lake, Muktinath temple, Manakamana temple, Gorakhanath temple and Gorkha palace are other natural and historical sites of the Province.
Historically, the Province has many small mountainous kingdoms namely Baise rajya (22 kingdoms) and Chaubisi rajya (24 Kingdoms) before the Unification of great Nepal by king Prithivi Narayan Shah.
Majority of the peoples are ethnic Magars, Gurungs and Thakalis in the Himalayas and Tharus in the Tarai. Brahmans, Chetris, Newars and Muslims are others  living in the Mountain region mainly practicing Hinduism, Buddhism and Islam. Majority of people are involved in agriculture and farming. Some of them are in government service, tourism, military, British army, Indian army and foreign employment.

Gandaki Province Map 

Capital  Pokhara
East 3 No. Province
West 5 No. and Karnali Province
North China
South 5 No. Province
Area 21,504 Sq. k.m.
Total Border Pillar 23 China (Good Condition : 19, Broken Condition :2 Remain to Build : 2)
Total Population 24,03,014 (Male: 1259180, Female: 1143834)
Number of District

11 (Kaski, Tanahun, Gorkha, Manang, Lamjung, Syangja, Mustang, Myagdi, Baglung, Parbat and Nawalparasi East

Number of   Constituency  36
Metropolitan 1 (Pokhara Metropolitian City) 
Municipalités 26
Gaupalika (Local Authority) 58

 Police Manpower  

Total Police Manpower 7494
Civil Police 4763
Armed Police 2021
Traffic Police 195
Technical police 518


Area - per police               :   2.87 Square kilometers
Population - per police      :   321 People


Operational Manpower

S.N.

Police Unit DIGP SSP SP DSP Ins. SI ASI HC PC Recruit Followers Total
PC
 1 Gandaki PPO Pokhara     1 1 1 4 9 15 20 25 43 0 4 123
 2 Gandaki Province PTC 0 1 0 1 4 12 15 31 61 92 14 231
3 FPUO Pokhara 1 0 1 8 16 19 30 107 0 9 191
4 ARMED Police Battalion Pokhara 0 0 1 1 7 26 36 110 506 38 725
 5 Gandaki Province RCPB 0 0 1 1 6 18 24 76 297 27 450
 6 Gandaki Province Traffice Police 0 0 1 1 2 4 5 7 16 1 37
 7 DMTF Baglung 0 0 0 0 1 10 10 17 85 2 125
 9 NP School Tanahun 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 8 7 5 25
10 Police Hospital  0  0   0  1  4  11  10   0  41 
 11 DPO Kaski 0 0 1 2 11 39 97 173 613  0  32 968
 12 DPO Syangja 0  0  1 2 6 17 56 102 350  0  15 549
 13 DPO Tanahu 0  0  1 1 8 23 62 130 386  0  22 633
 14 DPO Lamjung 0  0   0 1 5 14 37 77 238  0  9 381
 15 DPO Gorkha 0  0  1 1 5 19 63 142 448  0  18 697
 16 DPO Manang 0  0  1 2 10 25 48 141  0  10 237
 17 DPO Nawalprasi (East) 0  0  1 2 9 25 53 103 278  0  17 488
 18 DPO Baglung 0  0  1 1 5 26 62 118 355 0 19 587
 19 DPO Parbat 0 0 1 3 10 32 68 217  0  9 340
 20 DPO Myagdi 0  0  1 3 13 34 69 220 0 13 353
 21 DPO Mustang 0  0   0 1 3 13 35 64 185  0  12 313
Total     1 3 10 24 102 322 694 1404 4563 92 279 7494