In 1962 Donggar became an administrative township, covering an area of 85 square kilometers. Donggar Township has three village committees and 17 villages. The economy is dominated by agriculture, animal husbandry with an area of 8636 mu of cultivated land, including barley, wheat, rapeseed and vegetables. Livestock breeding includes yaks, sheep, goats, etc. China National Highway 318 runs through this territory.