Sarkegad Rural Municipality (सर्केगाड गाउँपालिका) was established in 2017 (2073 BS) as a local government of Nepal. The headquarters of the Sarkegad Gaunpalika is located in Sarkegad, Humla district, Karnali Province of Nepal. Rural Municipality is known as Gaunpalika in the Nepali Language.
Sarkegad Gaunpalika is surrounded by Chankheli Rural Municipality on the East and Bajura district on the West, Kharpunath Rural Municipality on the North, and Adanchuli Rural Municipality and Tanjakot Rural Municipality on the South. The total area of the Sarkegad Rural Municipality is 306.70 square kilometers (118.42 sq mi) and the total population of the rural municipality according to 2011 (2068 BS) Nepal census is 9,868 individual. The density of this rural municipality is 32/km2 (83/sq mi). This Rural municipality is divided into 8 wards.
Jaur, Saya, Baraigaun, Gothi, Rodikot, and Sarkideu Village development committees (VDCs) were incorporated to form Sarkegad Gaunpalika, This rural municipality came into existence on 10 March 2017 (Falgun 27, 2073 BS), fulfilling the requirement of the 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.