The Gandaki River, also known as the Kali Gandaki and the Gandak, is a tributary of the Ganges River. The Kali Gandaki starts at the north of Tibetan plateau of the Himalayas in the Mustang District of Nepal, near the Tibetan border. It is one of the major rivers of Nepal and is notable for the deep gorge through which it flows. This river is functional and very useful at the Indo-Nepal border that provides water for a major Irrigation cum Hydroelectric power facility at the Indo-Nepal border at Valmikinagar. The 7620sq km catchment area of the Gandaki River out of 46,300 sqkm area is located in India.