River Gumti is the largest, longest and the most important river in the state of Tripura. Some of the most fertile agricultural lands in the state are part of the alluvial deposits laid down by the river. A hydroelectric power plant has been set up by harnessing the Gomati at Dumboor falls. Thousands of tribal people were displaced due to the project that also the disturbed the fragile ecology of the region.
The Gumti river and the reservoir created by the Dumboor dam are surrounded by lush landscape. They attract a large number of resident as well as migratory birds. The river is a rich reservoir of natural and culture fishes.