Administration in JehanabadJehanabad is a district headquarters as well as has a municipality. Major responsibility of Jehanabad civic administration lies on the shoulders of District Magistrate. The District Magistrate and Additional District Magistrate conduct a monthly city & district tour to verify whether or not citizens are able to avail schemes and civic facilities. Similarly Police administration headed by Superintendent of Police looks after law and order of the area. Below names and contact information’s of District Magistrate and other authorities have been mentioned:
District Magistrate of Jehanabad
Mobile – 9431226100
Phone no - 06114-223072 (O), 06114-233001, 223142 (R)
Superintendent of Police
Phone no - 06114-22310806114-223110
Brief History of JehanabadJehanabad
history runs pretty much parallel with Bihar history. There is
nothing to distinguish between the two. Both have witnessed the rise and
fall of many important empires.The most important one being Maghdha
Empire, an empire that had made entire Bihar region its citadel during
ancient period. Nonetheless, any discussion about
Jehanabad history would be incomplete without mentioning how Jehanabad
city got its name. Jehanabad was actually named after Jahanara Begum
Sahib, daughter of the famous Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. During medieval
century mighty Mughal Empire was ruling the entire northern India
including Bihar region. After Battle of Buxar Jehanabad along with other parts of Bihar passed into the hands of English East India Company and remained under British yoke till independence. The district came into existence on 1 August 1986 which until now was a sub-division of Gaya district.
Geography of JehanabadSituated at the confluence of the rivers Yamuna & Dardha, Jehanabad cordinates between 25-0’ to 25-15’ degree North latitude and 84-31’ to 85-15’ East Longitude. While district of Nalanda lies in east and Arwal in the west, district of Patna lies in north and Gaya in south. The land of Jehanabad is cris-crossed by several rivers including Dardha, Phalgu, Yamauna and Sone. Soil found here is pretty rich which has helped in yielding huge agricultural production. Crops like Rice, Wheat and Cane are grown in huge quantity in Jehanabad. As for climate is concerned, the climate is pretty extreme here.
Summers are very hot, winters are very cold and monsoon season witnesses lots of rain. The average rainfall received in Jehanabad is 1074.5 mm. Read More........
Tourism in Jehanabad As mentioned in the introduction, Jehanabad is home to many important religious places which are pretty worth visiting. Mentioned below are the names of most sought after tourist places of Jehanabad.
- Barabar hills are famous for rock cut Buddhist caves dating back to Mauryan periods
- Bibi Kamal ka Mukbara probably first Dargah of India dedicated to a woman saint
- Kauva Dol, a beautiful Buddhist monastery
Business and Economy of Jehanabad
Healthcare Service in JehanabadAs of today there are no modern multi specialty hospitals in the city. The only popular and recognized hospital of the city is Sadar Hospital, which is a government owned hospital. It is well laced with facilities to conduct cardiac surgeries and other high level operations. Besides, this hospital there is decent number of medical stores in the city. There are also accredited private nursing homes managed by seasoned medical practitioner. You can also find path labs and blood banks in the city meeting every requirement of the citizens in the region.
Public Utility Services in JehanabadWhen it comes to public
utility services Jehanabad has all and more to serve its citizens. From
banking institutions to municipal corporations you can find all in this
part of Bihar. Branches of State banks, Punjab National bank, Canara
bank and many other banks are operating in and around the city. Apart
from banks there are numerous ATMs outlets that make life quite easy for
the people. You can also find the presence of many authorized gas
agencies and petrol pumps in the city. In all we can say that the city
is capable enough to match with the day to day requirement of its
Transport in Jehanabad
Lifestyle in JehanabadA typical Bihari lifestyle awaits you at Jehanabad city. In other words, lifestyle here is pretty conservative but nonetheless you’ll also find some glimpses of modernity too. People especially males are accustomed to wearing simple western attires like shirts & trousers. But you’ll rarely find any woman or girl wearing jeans or tops. Here women community is clad in sarees and salwaar kameez.
Food in Jehanabad
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