Dhanbad, ‘The Coal Capital of India’ is far famed for its coal mines and industrial establishments. It is one of the highly commercialized cities of Jharkhand. This city has undergone fast development and urbanization and thus it has emerged as one of the fastest growing cities in the world. Public utility services are foundation of all round development of any city and Dhanbad has gained a lot due to several industrial establishments.
This city provides a wide range of public utility services to its residents from safety and security to emergency services, banking services to ATM, postal to courier services, hospitals to sanitation, schools to institutions and many other basic services. Dhanbad Municipal Corporation or Dhanbad Nagar Nigam manages infrastructural development and community welfare of the city.
Dhanbad Municipal Corporation (DMC)
Dhanbad is governed by Dhanbad Municipal Corporation (DMC), also known as Dhanbad Nagar Nigam which looks after over all development of the city. It provides infrastructural facilities in the city and takes care of the welfare work. It manages fiscal resources, revenue collection and provides e-governance facility to citizens of the region. It provides water and power supply, health care services, sanitation, education and all other civic facilities in the city. Along with construction and development of roads, bridges and tourist places is under Dhanbad Nagar Nigam.
Dhanbad Municipal Corporation Bank More, Dhanbad Phone: 0326- 2301925 Fax: 0326- 2306366 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Indu Devi (Mayor, DMC) Mobile: 9431122099
Niraj Singh (Dy. Mayor, DMC) Mobile: 9431129996
Safety of Dhanbad
Proper safety and security is the topmost requirement for maintaining law and order, peace and harmony among citizens of any place or region. Dhanbad police is responsible for providing safety and security to the residents and to control crime and naxal activities in the region. Apart from that Dhanbad police is also active in community patrolling and encouraging rural youth to take part in development work in naxal affected areas of the region. Some part of this region is affected by extremist activities and Police Department of Dhanbad has established special pickets along with police stations at these places to control extremist activities in the region.
Dhanbad boasts of its perfect road connectivity with other surrounding regions and major cities in the country. Grand Quadrilateral (NH2) and National Highway 32 both pass through Dhanbad and connect it with other major cities through road network. Besides, internal transport facilities are good and buses, autos, taxis, cabs and rickshaws are available for commuting in the city. Dhanbad Railway Division is famous for being second highest revenue generating railway division in India. Along with having good railway facilities, it also boasts of running India’s first AC double-Decker train.
Banking Services and ATM in Dhanbad
Due to rapid development and day by day increasing commercial activities in Dhanbad, several branches of all major nationalized and private banks have located in the city. One can easily find ATM of all major banks in the city. Bank of India, Punjab National Bank, United Bank of India, Bank of Maharashtra, Union Bank of India, State Bank of India, Central Bank of India, Bank of Baroda, Indian Overseas, Syndicate Bank, Bank of India Jamadoba, Allahabad Bank, Corporation Bank and Dena Bank are some of the nationalized banks having their branches and ATM in Dhanbad. Besides, ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank, Axis Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank, Indusind Bank, The Federal Bank and Yes Bank are some of the private banks having their branches and ATM in the city.
Mover and Packers in Dhanbad
Over the time, Dhanbad has developed a lot and rapid urbanization has provided various facilities to this city. Nowadays, demand of mover and packers companies has increased and same is the scenario of Dhanbad. There are numerous mover and packers companies are present in the city which help in safely relocating precious articles and household items or belongings from one place to another.
Postal Services in Dhanbad
Modernization has changed lifestyle of people and nowadays e-mails are preferred for communication in the urban areas but importance of postal services cannot be neglected when it comes to send letters, mails and parcels to the distant places. Along with other utility services Dhanbad offers postal services to the citizens. There are many post offices available in the city providing facilities of speed post, instant money order (IMO), postal savings, express parcel post and other postal services in the city.
ISM Post Office Sardar Patel Nagar, Dhanbad, Jharkhand - 826004
Indian Postal Service Sardar Patel Nagar, Dhanbad, Jharkhand - 826001
India Post, Dhanbad National Speed Post Centre, India Post, Dhanbad Ho, Dhanbad - 826001 Phone: 0326-2220269
Post Office, Dhanbad Near Superintendent of Police Office Hirapur, Dhanbad HO, Dhanbad - 826001 Phone: 0326-2311656
Courier Services in Dhanbad
Due to emerging commercial and personal needs, courier service has gained popularity everywhere and courier companies have become one of the major requirements of any place to deliver various items to the desired location timely. Apart from postal services, well known courier service providers like DTDC, First Flight, Blazeflash, Flyking, Trackon and such other courier companies are also providing courier services in Dhanbad.
Media Services in Dhanbad
Hindi is the dominant language in Dhanbad and thus most of the media houses in Dhanbad prefers Hindi language. Hindi newspapers are much popular in the city. 'Hindustan Dainik' is most famous among people of Dhanbad, other popular newspapers are 'Dainik Jagran', 'Dainik Bhaskar' and 'Prabhat Khabar'. Another Hindi newspaper is 'Dhanbad Bokaro Live' which is published from Dhanbad. 'Vivid Bharti' FM Radio channel is available in Dhanabd at 101.8 MHz. Doordarshan Relay Station is located near Koyla Nagar in Dhanbad. There are some local news channels are also present in the city.
Health Care Services in Dhanbad
Health care services are must to ensure good health of the citizens. Dhanbad offers proper health care services to its residents and Dhanbad Nagar Nigam looks after health services in the city. Dhanbad is well equipped with all necessary and modern health facilities and there are many government and private hospitals, nursing homes, clinics, medical stores and qualified doctors available in the city. Apart from that government has also started different projects and programs for improving overall health status of citizens of the city.
Telecom and Broadband Services in Dhanbad
Telecom and broadband services have become compulsory requirement of our life. Along with other utility services, Dhanbad is well equipped with telecom services and all major telecom operators like Vodafone, BSNL, Airtel, Idea, Reliance, Aircel, Tata Docomo and Uninor are providing services in the city. One can easily find outlets and stores of these telecom operators and famous branded mobile companies like Reliance, Samsung, Micromax, Nokia, LG and Tata Docomo in the city. Idea, MTS, Tata, Vodafone, Airtel and BSNL are major broadband service providers in Dhanbad.