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Administration in Bhilai

The city of Bhilai presently, an industrial, commercial and educational hub is one of the rapidly developing cities in the country. It was once an unknown cluster of about 15 remote villages – Sonth, Boria, Hingna, Khursipar, Purnea, Maroda, Joratarai, Kotrabhata, Newai, Dundera, Kosa, Nawagaon, Bawali, Ruwabandha, Amdi, with only paddy fields and ponds. These villages were unified and the city of Bhilai came into existence in 1955, after the establishment of Bhilai Steel plant, following an agreement between the Indian Government and USSR. Since then, the progress made by the city of Bhilai has been tremendous.

Administration in Bhilai

The present day Bhilai in Chhattisgarh comprises of about 10 sectors including Risali, Jounwani, Maroda, Ruwabandha, Khursipar etc and various other important areas. Each sector is equipped with a variety of facilities including community halls, educational institutes, healthcare centres and dispensaries, market places etc. Home to one of the biggest steel plants in India, Bhilai has earned the status of being one of the best planned townships in India. The Bhilai Municipal Corporation called the Bhilai Nagar Nigam looks after the administration of the city.

Bhilai Nagar Nigam

The Bhilai Nagar Nigam came into existence on 8th June 1998. It has played an important role in the development of this city. The city has been divided into 67 wards, out of which 44 are under the purview of Nagar Nigam, while the remaining 23 are managed by the Ispat Steel Plant. The duties of the Nagar Nigam involve water supply, sanitation, roads, hospitals, waste management, birth and death records, civic amenities, electricity, healthcare services, tax etc. The mayor heads the Nagar Nigam, while the commissioner is its official incharge. For the purpose of administrative convenience, the city has been divided into 6 zones and an administrative officer has been appointed for each of the zones, to after its administration and progress.

Civic administration in Bhilai

Bhilai Nagar Nigam Office

Address: Akash Ganga, Supela, Bhilai, Chhattisgarh

Mayor
Shri Devendra Yadav (As on 24/06/2016)
Address: Bhilai Block-4, H. L. 270, Street Smriti Nagar, Bhilai
Phone No: 9893282809

Commissioner (As on 24/06/2016)
Shri Narendra Kumar Dugga

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Zones of Bhilai Nagar Nigam

Zone 1: Nehru Nagar
Administrative Officer
Phone No: 2392497

Zone 2: Vaishali Nagar
Administrative Officer
Phone No: 2294414

Zone 3: Mother Teresa Nagar
Administrative Officer
Phone No: 2224227

Zone 4: Shivaji Nagar
Administrative Officer
Phone No: 2281042

Zone 5: Hudco Cell
Administrative Officer
Phone No: 2274940

Zone 6: Risali
Administrative Officer
Phone No: 2292961

General Administration of Bhilai

Bhilai which is part of Durg district is administered by District Collector. The Collector is entrusted with a number of powers as well as responsibilities. He is responsible for local administration and maintenance of law and order. He is assisted by additional collectors and various officials who help him fulfil his duties and responsibilities. Some of the primary duties of collector involve:
  • Maintenance of law and order
  • Land acquisition, assessment and revenue
  • Collection and distribution of various loans and taxes
  • Disaster management
  • Crisis management etc.
Collector, Durg
Shri Brajesh Chandra Mishra
Phone No: 0788-2322005
Fax: 0788-2322005

Additional Collector, Durg
Phone No: 0788-2323492

Additional Collector, Durg
Phone No: 0788-2322009

For the effective governance of the city, the following 15 departments have been set up. The officers incharge look after their respective departments, carry out various developmental programmes, address public grievances and ensure the smooth functioning of the city.

  • Finance Accounting & Auditing
  • Department of Administration and Legislative Affairs
  • Urban Planning and Building Permission Department
  • Public Works Department
  • Department of Water Affairs
  • Revenue Department
  • Food, Public Health and Sanitation
  • Fire, Electrical and Mechanical Department
  • Poverty Alleviation and Social Welfare
  • Women and Child Development Department
  • Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Welfare
  • Education, Sports and Youth Welfare Department
  • Department of Environment
  • Entertainment and Heritage Protection Department

Police Administration in Bhilai

Police administration in BhilaiThe Police force in Bhilai have various responsibilities including enforcement of law and order, prevention of criminal activities, surveillance, counter – terrorism etc. The Superintendent of Police heads the police force in the Durg district. He is assisted by an able and vigilant team of police officers whose primary concern is maintenance of law and order in the city and ensuring the safety and security of the locals as well as the visitors.

Superintendent of Police, Durg
Address: Office of the Superintendent of Police, Durg, Chhattisgarh
Phone No: 0788-2322071,0788-2211999, 0788-2322003, 09425595435

Police Control Room
Phone No: 100, 2273700, 01, 02, 03, 04

Public Representatives in Bhilai

Bhilai Nagar is a constituency in the Durg district in the State of Chhattisgarh. It is the 65th Assembly constituency in the state of Chhattisgarh. The public representatives elected from Bhilai partake in the legislature and help fulfil its duties towards the public.

Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA)

Prem Prakash Pandey
Address: Bungalow No.1, Road 11, Sec-9, Bhilai Nagar, Durg
Phone No: 9907429039
Primary Party: BJP

Member of Parliament (MP)

Shri Badruddin Quraishi
Address: 32 Bungalow No - 6, Bhiali Nagar, Dist-Durg
Phone No: 98271-62029, 0788-2211125, 9425237800
Primary Party: INC