Bhagawatimai Rural Municipality (भगवतीमाई गाउँपालिका) was established in 2017 (2073 BS) as a local government of Nepal. The headquarters of the Bhagawatimai Gaunpalika is located in Pagnath, Dailekh district, Karnali Province of Nepal. Rural Municipality is known as Gaunpalika in the Nepali Language.
Bhagawatimai Gaunpalika is surrounded by Jajarkot District on the East, Dungeshwar Rural Municipality and Narayan Municipality on the West, Naumule Rural Municipality on the North and Gurans Rural Municipality South.
The total area of the Bhagawatimai Rural Municipality is 151.52 square kilometers (58.50 sq mi) and the total population of the rural municipality according to 2011 (2068 BS) Nepal census is 18,778 individual. The density of this rural municipality is 120/km2 (320/sq mi). This Rural municipality is divided into 7 wards.
Jagannath, Pagnath, Rum, Moheltoli, Katti and Bada Bhairab Lakuri Village development committees (VDCs) were incorporated to form Bhagawatimai Gaunpalika, This rural municipality came into existence on 10 March 2017 (Falgun 27, 2073 BS), fulfilling the requirement of the new Constitution of Nepal 2015 (2072 BS), Ministry of Federal Affairs and General Administration replaced all old VDCs and Municipalities into 753 new local level bodies.
The economy of Bhagawatimai Gaunpalika typically depends upon agriculture, forest, herbs, tourism, natural resources, and hydropower.