Owing to its strategic and economic importance, quality of public utility services in Muzaffarpur is comparatively better than other parts of Bihar. Electricity supply, healthcare services, postal services and other public utility services are working more efficiently in Muzaffarpur than in most other districts of Northern Bihar. Here is a complete description of quality and efficiency of all public utility services available in Muzaffarpur.
Public Utility Services in Muzaffarpur
Electricity Supply in Muzaffarpur
NBPDCL (North Bihar Power Distribution Company Ltd) is solely responsible for supplying and distributing electricity to entire North Bihar region including Muzaffarpur . It is a public limited company, completely owned by Bihar State Government. NBPDCL relies on two thermal plants for power generation. One of these power plants is in fact located in Muzaffarpur District itself. But despite this Muzaffarpur has always faced severe load shedding and continues to face even today. This is actually more or less true about entire Bihar state. But future of power supply in Muzaffarpur is not all that grim. This is because NBPDCL has taken many steps to minimize load shedding in many important cities and towns – especially in main city of Muzaffarpur.
Health Services in Muzaffarpur
Hospitals in Muzaffarpur – Today Muzaffarpur is capable of serving all basic and even few advanced health services to all its citizens. With more than 40 private hospitals and few recognized government hospitals coupled with innumerable pathological labs and hordes of chemist shops, existing health infrastructure can be termed as pretty robust and efficient. In fact Muzaffarpur’s healthcare infrastructure is most advanced in entire North Bihar. North Bihar’s largest and also most advanced hospital is in fact located in Muzaffarpur itself. It is called Shri Krishna Medical College & Hospital (SKMCH), which also happens to be one of the oldest hospitals of North Bihar. Bihar State Government has also set up 14 Primary Health Centers (PHC) in different villages of Muzaffarpur, where there are no hospitals and clinics.
- Shri Krishna Medical College (SKMC)
Address: Umanagar , Gaya, Bihar, India – 840004 Phone: +91-0621 – 245670
- Government Railway Hospital
Address: Brahampura Rd, Railway Colony, Brahmpura, Muzaffarpur, Bihar 842003
- Ramakrishna Mission Sevashrama – Charitable Hospital
Address: Bela, Muzaffarpur, 843116, Bihar, India
Phone no: +91-621-2272127, 2272963. Mobile# +91-9431813002
Email: [email protected]
- Faith Childrens Hospital
Address: Road No1,Juran Chapra,
Imili Chatti, Muzaffarpur – 842001
Mobile no: +(91)-9279757841,
Phone no: +(91)-621-2212488
- Muzaffarpur Heart Hospital
Address: Bank Road, Muzaffarpur,
Muzaffarpur – 842001
Phone no: +(91)-621-2243860
Nagar Nigam, Muzaffarpur
Nagar Nigam, Muzaffarpur looks after civic jurisdiction of Muzaffarpur city, administrative headquarter and also most important city of the district. Just like all other municipal corporations, its main purpose is also to provide efficient health and sanitation services to all its fellow citizens. The current mayor of Nagar Nigam, Muzaffarpur is Smt Varsha Singh, but all executive powers are vested in the hands of Municipal commissioner. Besides, corporators representing different wards in the city also duly participate in day-to-day decision making and administrative discussion of the corporation.
Nagar Nigam, Muzaffarpur
Helpline no: (0612) 309 5555,
Email Id: compl[email protected]
Banking Services in Muzaffarpur
As of today Muzaffarpur District has nearly 200 banks. Amongst them majority of banks constitute of commercial banks followed by gramin banks and cooperative banks. But more importantly today Muzaffarpur is served by all the leading public and private sector banks. Big names like SBI, HDFC, ICICI, PNB, Axis bank are operating many branches and ATM’s here.
Banking Services in Muzaffarpur
- Punjab National Bank (PNB)
Bank Road, Muzzaffarpur, Bihar – 842001
MICR Code: 842024002
Branch Code: 033400
Phone: 0621-2245362, 2242041
- State Bank Of India (SBI)
Muzzaffarpur, Bihar – 842001
MICR Code: 842002002
Branch Code: 000138
Phone: 0621-2228478, 2215128
- Union Bank Of India (UBI)
Address: Sutapatti, Muzzaffarpur, Bihar – 842001
MICR Code: NON-MICR
Phone: 0621 – 2249468 / 2249469 / 0621-2249468
email: [email protected]
- ICICI Bank
Address: Shukla Market, Khudiram Bose Rd,
Near Civil Court, Muzzaffarpur, Bihar – 842001
MICR Code: 842229003
Safety and Security in Muzaffarpur
Muzaffarpur Police has put in place pretty solid network of police stations in entire district. As of today there are nearly 24 police stations throughout the district. Located mostly at critically important and sensitive towns and villages. Muzaffarpur though has always enjoyed stable law and order situation. Barring few pretty crimes, Muzaffarpur has barely witnessed any sporadic violence, riots or growth in any serious crimes in recent decades.
Superintendent of Police
Contact No: 06212217797(O), 2212119(R)
Inspector General of Police (IG): 06212217666
Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG): 06212212136
Deputy Superintendent of Police, East Muzaffarpur: 06212210766 and 9431800088
Deputy Superintendent of Police, West Muzaffarpur: 06212210767 and 9431800087
Fuel Supply in Muzaffarpur
Fuel Stations in Muzaffarpur Number of gas agencies and petrol pumps in Muzaffarpur can be termed as pretty decent. At least oil and petrol needs of all important cities are adequately fulfilled. However, many of the economically backward villages continue to suffer because of lack of gas agencies and petrol pumps.As for which all companies serve here, then in LPG gas all major government owned companies like HP, Bharat gas and Indane have their agencies here. In case of petrol pumps all prominent companies like Indian oil and HP serve their petrol and oil products here.
Bmp 6 Indane Distributor
Address: Malighat, Muzaffarpur HO, Muzaffarpur – 842001
Contact No: (0621 ) 2287440, 2282440
Pranati Indane Gas Service
Address: Near Maithi Chowk, Ibrahimpur Berua, Sarfuddinpur, Muzaffarpur – 843118
Contact No: +(91)-9934774771
Jenith Petrol Pump
Address: Hajipur Road,Ramdayalu Road, Rds College, Muzaffarpur – 842002
Contact No: +(91)-621-2276646
Address: Suratpur, Deoria Road, Muzaffarpur Ho, Muzaffarpur – 842001
Contact No: +(91)-9835231807
Postal Services in Muzaffarpur
While government owned postal services always had good network throughout the district, but private courier services have also increased their presence during past few decades. Today in fact big courier companies like DTDC and First Flight have their branches in Muzaffarpur. The only down side is that courier service boom has been only restricted to few developed cities and towns.
Muzaffarpur Head Post Offices
Address: Amgola, Imlichatti, Kampanybagh, Saraiganj, Purani Bazaar,
Muzaffarpur – 842001
Telephone : 0621-2216137
Blue Dart Express Ltd.
Address: Kalyani,Club Road,Muzaffapur, Muzaffarpur Ho, Muzaffarpur – 842001
Telephone : +(91)-9934918647
DTDC Courier & Cargo Ltd
Address: Hotel Rama Complex, Near Imalichatti, Muzaffarpur Ho, Muzaffarpur – 842001
Telephone : +(91)-9334205878
Overnite Express Ltd
Address: Near Pandey JEE Ki Gali, Ayodhya Prasad Lane, Motijheel, Muzaffarpur – 842001
Telephone : +(91)-9852367978, 9835066489
Telecom Services in Muzaffarpur
Telecommunications in Muzaffarpur
Today there would hardly be any locality in Muzaffarpur that does not have mobile service. In past one decade mobile service providers have literally covered almost entire Muzaffarpur district. As for internet service, their penetration is comparatively far less than mobile service. Barring few cities and towns, most villages and towns still don’t enjoy broadband and 3G internet service. Airtel, Vodafone
Reliance, Idea, Tata Docomo are leading providers of telecom services in Muzaffarpur.
Overall, it can be concluded that barring electricity most of the public utility services are working in adequate condition and in all likelihood their quality will improve in coming years. However, improvement is more likely to be witnessed only in few services like health, telecom and courier services, which are actually critical sectors.