The Provincial Assembly has decided to name Province 6 as Karnali. The Assembly designated Birendra-nagar of Surkhet district as the provincial capital. The constitution promulgated on September 20, 2015, authorises the Provincial Assembly to name the province and decide its capital. Province 6 has been first among the seven federal states of the country to get its name – Karnali on Feb. 25, 2018.
Surkhet Valley is one the Inner Terai Valleys of Nepal. Rara lake ,Kakrebihar, Bulbule, Deutibajai, Mangalgadhi, Gothikanda, Ghantaghar are some of the attractions of the region .
Bheri river is popular for rafting .Paragliding has been recently started in Surkhet. Hundreds of trekkers explore beauties of Dolpa , Jumal and Mugu districts. Rara National Park and Shey- Foksundo National park have been delineated in the province.