Bhilai, the ‘Steel City of Central India’ is one of the most organized and well planned cities in India. Being an important educational and tourist centre, it has influx of visitors from all over the country in large numbers. With the increasing population the need for various public utility services is also on rise. To meet the increasing demand, the government of Chhattisgarh ensures that Bhilai is equipped with hospitals, emergency services, transport services, postal and courier services etc.
Administration in Bhilai
The city of Bhilai consists of about 10 sectors and various other important areas. The Bhilai Nagar Nigam looks after the administration of the city, by carrying out various developmental and community welfare activities. For administrative convenience, out of the 67 wards in Bhilai, 23 come under the purview of the Bhilai Steel Plant, while the remaining 44 are managed by the Bhilai Nagar Nigam. The city is divided into six different zones, with an administrative officer incharge of each zone. The Bhilai Nagar Nigam is entrusted with a number of duties and responsibilities including water supply, waste management, revenue collection, healthcare services, civic amenities, birth and death records and various other developmental activities. For More Click Here
The main duties of the police in Bhilai include upholding law and order in the city by preventing crimes and punishing the law-breakers. They are compassionate, courteous, dedicated and fearless in the face of violence and ever ready to offer a helping hand to the public. Various other activities undertaken by the Bhilai police include traffic campaign and traffic awareness initiatives especially among the school children, separate ladies cell for resolving cases related to eve teasing, stalking, dowry harassment etc. Superintendent of Police heads the police force in Bhilai, assisted by an able team of officers. For More Click Here
Superintendent of Police, Durg Phone No: 0788-2322071, 0788-2211999, 0788-2322003, 09425595435
The city of Bhilai is known for its lush green and clean environment. The Bhilai Steel Plant undertakes various tree plantation drives as a result of which, the entire township, unlike other industrial areas is covered with green canopy. Bhilai being a major industrial, commercial and educational hub, is well-connected to various other important places by air, rail as well as road routes. Swami Vivekanand Airport at Raipur, about 45 minutes from Bhilai is the nearest airport. Regular flights are available from here to all major cities. Besides Durg Railway Station, Bhilai Nagar, Bhilai 3, Bhilai Power house, Charoda and Kumhari are the railway stations in Bhilai. Various CSRTC run buses as well as buses by private travel agencies ply throughout the city at regular intervals. Local means of communication involve autos and taxis. For More Click Here
Healthcare Services in Bhilai
industrial hub of Bhilai provides high quality healthcare services to
its locals as well as the visitors. Jawaharlal Nehru Hospital and
Research Centre is a renowned muti- speciality hospital, managed by the
Bhilai Steel Plant equipped with the latest technology and expert team
of qualified doctors. Apollo BSR is a private hospital, equipped with
advanced life support equipments, blood bank facilities, ambulance
services laboratory facilities, and team of trained paramedical
personnel to assist the patients in hours of medical emergencies. This
hospital also takes the credit for operating a chain of eight diagnostic
centres named Bhilai Scan and Research Limited (BSRL). Besides, there
are a number of other hospitals, charitable health centres, 24 hour
pharmacies, ambulance services, Ayurvedic and Homoeopathic clinics in
Bhilai that provide services to the people at affordable rates and
ensure that they lead healthy lives. For More Click Here
Bhilai, being an important industrial centre, almost all major nationalised as well as private banks have their branches spread throughout the city of Bhilai. Prominent among them include State Bank of India, Punjab National Bank, IDBI, ICICI, Canara Bank, Syndicate Bank, Vijaya Bank and many more. There are also ATMs at various spots in the city, enabling hassle- free transactions for the tourists as well as the locals in the city.
Postal and Courier Services in Bhilai
Bhilai has an organised network of post offices in various parts of the city to cater to the needs of the citizens as well as tourists. Various activities like delivering letters, post cards money order, parcels, insurance, speed post etc are performed by the post offices. The Head Post Office is IBSB Bhilai as given below. To know about other post offices in Bhilai Click here
Post Office: IBSB Bhilai Address: Postmaster, Post Office IBSB Bhilai, Bhilai, Chhattisgarh Pin Code: 490001 Post Office Type: Head Office
In addition, there are a number of private courier services like DTDC, First Flight, Blazeflash, Bluue Dart etc that provide timely services.
Internet and Telecom Services in Bhilai
Bhilai being home to a number of industries and educational institutes, having access to broadband and internet facilities is fast becoming a necessity of life. The city of Bhilai has a number of mobile networks to fulfill the needs of communication. Telecom operators like BSNL, Vodafone, Airtel, Reliance etc enable speedy and highly reliable communication. There are also a number of mobile companies and mobile shops and service centres in various parts of the city, for the convenience of the people.
Press and Media Services in Bhilai
Bhilai has variety of daily newspapers in circulation, to bring about awareness among the public regarding various social issues. Hindi, being widely spoken here, majority of the newspapers are in Hindi. Deshbandhu, Dainik Bhaskar, Nava Bharat are among the popular Hindi newspapers here. English newspapers like the Times of India, Hindustan Times etc are also quite popular here. Majority of the newspapers carry exclusive section of local Bhilai News and prove beneficial for the people.