In the Kumaon division of Uttarakhand, the Dhauliganga River originates from Govan Khana Himani and exists at Tawadhar. Dhauliganga of Kumaon is a tributary of Kali River. It meets Kali River also known as Sharda River at Tawaghat in Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand.
The length of this river is about 91 km. Dhauliganga Hydroelectric Project is a vital power project established on Dhauli Ganga at Ganga Basin in Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand. Also, Dhauliganga Intermediate Stage Project, having a capacity of 200.00 MW is being developed by NHPC in Pithoragarh district. The other hydro project to be set up on this river is Bokang Bailing in Pithoragarh district. The towns situated alongside this river are Baling, Nagling, Urthing, Tijamo, New Sobla.