Public Utility Services in GayaToday Public utility services in Gaya are in much better condition than they were ever before. However, problems and challenges with regards to efficiency and quality of services persist even today. But then also you can find services that are meaningful and aim to improve standards of livings of the citizens of the towm. From healthcare to banking and every other facilities is present in the city of Gaya.
Gaya Municipal Corporation
Gaya city is governed at the local level by the Gaya Municipal Corporation. Services with respect to education, health, panchayat related etc. are governed by the corporation. It also looks after various schemes as under ICDS & Anganwadi centre, Adarsh Gram Yojana and Integrated Action Plan. The corporation is also responsible for preparing road-maps for the setting up of any commercial and residential complexes in Gaya. Major roles and responsibilities of GMC is listed below:
- Manages the infrastructure of the district
- Ensures the supply of water and other amenities
- Takes care for proper health and sanitation
- Cleanliness and maintaining order in the district
- Certificates like birth and death can be obtained through the corporation
- Various tenders and documents can be obtained through the corporation
Gaya Municipal Corporation headed by Mayor is playing a major role in keeping the city equipped with state of art technology.
Mayor of Gaya
Hon’ble Sh. Vibha Devi
Office: (0631) 2222900
Res: (0631) 2222800
Electricity supply in GayaToday Gaya is one of the few districts in entire Bihar where power distribution and maintenance is handled by a private company - namely India Power. In fact responsibility of distribution and maintenance was handed over to this company in this year itself. Previously this job was done by a public company South Bihar Power Distribution Company , which actually still distributes power to most part of South Bihar. Privatization of distribution is expected to reduce load shedding in Gaya city, if not immediately then at least in distinct future.
Healthcare in Gaya
Address: 44, Dakra Road, Near Bank Of India, Dakra Road, Churi, Gaya - 823002
Haddy Hospital & Art Centre
Address: Ashok Nagar, Gaya Ho, Gaya - 823001
Jindal Hospital & Endosurgery Center
Address: Golpathar More, G B Road, Magadh University, Gaya - 824234
Transportation in GayaTransportation infrastructure in Gaya is again pretty robust. There are sufficient numbers of auto rickshaws in the main city of Gaya, which is almost like a lifeline for local commuters. Besides, main city of Gaya has also been bestowed with City Bus service, which was inaugurated just few years back. Currently there are 20 City Buses covering 6 different routes of Gaya city. As for connectivity is concerned, then Gaya is connected with almost all parts of India through rail and air. Gaya Railway Junction is one of the most important junctions of Bihar and connects Gaya to almost all the important metropolitan cities of India. Even Gaya Airport connects it to almost all the important cities of India. Besides, it also connects Gaya to few Buddhist countries like Sri Lanka, Thailand and Myanmar.
Banking Services in Gaya
Safety and Security in GayaSafety and security measures for dealing with any law and order problems or emergency accidents have been fully put into place. Currently there are nearly 27 police stations throughout Gaya District. They are located in all the sensitive and important towns and villages of Gaya district. Here it is pertinent to mention that Gaya comes under Red Corridor Zone of India. Districts and areas that are affected by Naxalism insurgency are included under Red Corridor. Nevertheless, large parts of Gaya district is free from naxal problems and hence law order situation continues to be under control.
Phone: 0631-2225901 (O)
City SP Gaya
Phone: 0631-2224572 (O)
Postal Services in GayaOver the years private courier services have expanded their network in many important cities of the district. DTDC – one of the leading courier companies of the world – have many branches in the main city of Gaya. And of course government owned post office also have their branches in almost all the important towns and villages of Gaya District. All in all, courier and postal services in Gaya are definitely efficient and are in fact one of the important lifelines for local people.
Mobile and Internet Services in Gaya
Over all, it can be concluded that currently all the public utility services of Gaya are working pretty efficiently. Nonetheless, few important utility services like electricity and health definitely needs to improve its efficiency and coverage.