Public Utility Services in JehanabadJehanabad being an important part of Bihar does not lack in terms of public utility services . All the basic utility services, which not only include water & electricity but also banking, telecom services etc are very easily available in most part of the district. All these in together are meant for the welfare of the public and play a vital role in making Jehanabad one of the most favored region.Here is a brief summary about all the public utility services available in Jehanabad district.
Water and Electricity SupplyWater and electricity are unarguably the two most basic and important public services. Their uninterrupted supply is very critical for efficient civic administration of any state or district. Water and electricity supply to all districts of Bihar including Jehanabad is mostly looked after by department/agencies of Bihar State Government. This is very much true about Jehanabad also where there are civic authorities that looks after the proper supply of water throughout the region. Since entire Bihar including Jehanabad is mainly agrarian based economy, irrigation plays immensely important role. As far as drinking water is concerned, most towns and villages of Jehanabad district get access to drinking water via borewell and water tankers. Electricity and power supply in entire South Bihar including Jehanabad is mainly looked after by South Bihar Power Distribution Company Ltd (SBPDCL) – a state owned company. SBPDCL is solely responsible for power generation, distribution, allotting fresh connections, collection of bills in entire South Bihar.
Head Office Address
South Bihar Power Distribution Company Ltd.
Second Floor, Vidyut Bhawan
Bailey Road, Patna 800 001
Managing Director – SBPDCL
Contact: (0612) 2504044
Electrical Executive Engineer – Jehanabad: 77638-14340
Assistant Electrical Engineer – Jehanabad: 77638-14341
Healthcare Services in JehanabadJehanabad unfortunately doesn’t offer very robust healthcare services. Nonetheless, there are few government hospitals and also decent number of clinics in entire Jehanabad district. The most popular government hospital is Sadar hospital, located in the very heart of Jehanabad city. This hospital is by far the most advanced and also the most visited hospital of Jehanabad district. It has an OPD (Out Patient Department) that is visited by many specialist doctors like ENT, Dental Surgeon, Orthopedic doctors etc. And above all, Jehanabad also has good number of general physicians, specialist doctors and also chemist shops. These health facilities are however mostly concentrated in Jehanabad city.
Banking Services in JehanabadJehanabad does enjoy pretty sound banking service. All the leading nationalized and private banks have their branches in Jehanabad district. There are also decent numbers of ATMs, though most of them are located in Jehanabad city. From branches and ATMs of State Bank of India to Punjab National Bank,
Canara Bank, HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank you can find all and more in this part of Bihar.
Transportation in JehanabadAuto rickshaw is by far the most popular mode of local transportation in Jehanabad. This is particularly true about Jehanabad city and its adjoining towns, where number of auto rickshaw has risen steadily over the years. As far as connectivity is concerned, then rail services play a very critical role. Railway connects Jehanabad to almost all the important cities of Bihar and neighboring Jharkhand state. Jehanabad Railway Station – located obviously in Jehanabad city – is the main railway station of Jehanabad District. Public bus services are also available in Jehanabad District, but their frequencies are very poor and also conditions of roads in the interiors of Jehanabad are not that good.
Gas Supply in JehanabadLike in all other districts, demand for LPG gas cylinder is quite huge in Jehanabad too. Commercial as well as personal consumption of LPG gas in Jehanabad has risen steadily over the years. In Jehanabad one can find presence of HP, Indana and other gas agencies engaged in delivering gas cyliders to the citizens. Distribution of Kerosene in Jehanabad and also rest of Bihar is done through Public Distribution System (PDS). Here are the names and address of few gas agencies that provide/supply cooking gases in Jehanabad.
Subah Hp Gas Agency
Prachin Devi Mandir, Patna Gaya Road,
Jehanabad R S, Jehanabad – 804417
Phone no: +(91)-6114-225279, +(91)-9334223331.
M/S Prasad Indane Service
Makhdumpur, Jehanabad – 804408
Phone no: +(91)-6114-285679, 223534
Safety and Security in JehanabadPrimary responsibility of citizen’s safety and security obviously lies with Jehanabad police and other important emergency institutions like fire stations. Jehanabad’s overall safety and security record is pretty good, which is testimony of efficiency demonstrated by Jehanabad Police and local fire station. Below are the contact information’s of all the police stations in Jehanabad district and also local fire station located in Jehanabad city.
Superitendent of Police, Jehanabad
Deputy Superintendant of Police- Jehanabad
Jehanabad Women Police Station
Jehanabad SC/ST Police Station
Town Police Station
(6114) 223017, 9431822258
Jehanabad Fire Station
Postal and Courier Services in JehanabadThere are government post offices literally in all the small towns and villages of Jehanabad district. As for courier services are concerned, there are quite a few domestic courier companies in Jehanabad city. Names and addresses of them have been provided below:
Trackon Couriers Pvt Ltd.
Arwal Chowk, Jehanabad – 804408
Mobile no: +(91)-9430010051.
Shyam Clinic, Arwal Chowk, Next to Prabhat Cinema,
Mobile no: 9430010051
Telecom Services in Jehanabad
Just like in rest of India, over the past few decades Jehanabad has also witnessed huge boom in telecom sector. Today almost all the leading mobile service companies are operating their services in Jehanabad.Airtel, Reliance CDMA & GSM, BSNL, Tata Docomo are major telecom companies operating in the area. As for internet services are concerned, then that too is improving very steadily. Although as of today broadband internet service including 3G is mainly available only in Jehanabad city and its adjoining towns. Internet services in this part of the world are mainly accessed via data card or dongle. Another option is BSNL that provides affordable internet services via landline telephone connection.
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