Services in KanpurKanpur has come a long way, as compared to other cities in Uttar Pradesh, in terms of catering to the needs of its citizens. Be it the need of having some really world-class hospitals or the need of the younger generation to work hard during the day time and party harder at night, all sorts of needs have been duly noted, and thus fulfilled by Kanpur Development Authority and other government authorities. With a rise in shopping complexes, the shopaholics are being served, and with the establishment of NGOs, police stations, education institutions, leisure centres, etc, Kanpur aims at becoming a self sustaining city.
Electricity Services in Kanpur
A government of U.P. Undertaking, Kanpur Electricity Supply Company Ltd. or KESCL is
quite promising when it comes to lighting the homes for everyone. The registered office for KESCL is at 14/71, Civil Lines, Kanpur-208001.
The entire region of Kanpur Nagar Nigam comes under KESCo due to its geographic conditions. Boundaries of above KESCo region are upto villages of Chakari in East, till I.I.T. campus in West, upto river Ganga in North and upto river Pandu in South. this means KESCo supplies electricity
to appoximately 500 Square K.M. of area. KESCo is giving its service to around 700 bulk consumers
and 4,35,000 other consumers of of varied regions like domestic, commercial and power categories connected to grid. Kanpur is the main hub of several industries in North India.
The big industries in the KESCo region are M/s H.A.L., M/s Lohia Machines Ltd., Ordinance Factory, Field Gun Factory, Small Arms Factory, Tanneries and Ganga pollution institute, etc. KESCo has a set up of total 146 power transformers, along with 3215 distribution transformers in its distribution network.
Water Services in Kanpur
Kanpur has the largest water supply system of Uttar Pradesh. Its major works are executed under U.P. Jal Nigam (UPJN) whereas the operation and maintenance is looked after by Kanpur Jal Sansthan (KJS). The working system of Jal Sansthan is de-centralised. Kanpur is divided into four regions known as service districts. These service districts are west service, south service, city service and east service district to handle the management of water supply system.
Source of Supply
The major source of surface water in the city comes from the catchment of Ganga River & Pandu River.
The total supply of water requirement is 600 mld. However, only 385 mld of potable water is being supplied. The treatment plants are able to supply about a total of 255 mld water and approximately 130 mld water is achieved from groundwater comprising of 80 mld from tube wells. Besides, there are several private bore wells in industrial as well as residential areas which are unaccounted.
Banking Services in Kanpur
Being the industrial capital of the state, banks see Kanpur as a hot piece of cake; hence, the establishment of big private and public sector banks is obvious. At present, the operating banking institutions in Kanpur are SBI, Axis Bank, ICICI Bank, HDFC, Syndicate Bank, IDBI Bank, Bank Of Baroda, Yes Bank, PNB, Kotak Mahindra Bank, IndusInd Bank, Citi Bank, Oriental Bank of Commerce and Union Bank of India. The city has large number of ATMs to facilitate the ‘any-time’ cash flow.
Fire Services and Bomb Disposal Squad in Kanpur
With one fire station each at GT Road, Fazal Ganj, Colonel Ganj and Latouche Road, Kanpur’s Fire Services remain ready to be dispatched 24x7, for all 365 days. The bomb disposal squad in Kanpur is quite professional and expert in diffusing bombs, as can be seen from their very recent action at Kanpur railway station on January 22, 2013.
Municipal Services in Kanpur
To make sure 22.55 lacs citizens aren’t bugged by the day-to-day up-keeping of the city, Kanpur Municipal Corporation takes in charge, and performs efficiently. The activities or tasks under KMC include, collecting all types of household taxes, creating and maintain a system for birth and death certificates, sewer system of the city, and cleansing the city of industrial as well as residential waste. The headquarters of KMC are located in the Nawab Ganj area of the city. Of recently, KMC has upped a level in terms of governance, by making many of its services available online. The address is:
Kanpur Municipal Corporation
Kanpur Nagar Nigam
Chandra Gupta Road, Harsh Nagar
Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh 208002
Ph no. 0512 254 6194
- Official Website Of Kanpur Municipal Corporation - http://kmc.up.nic.in/
- Registration Of Death Certificate at Kanpur Municipal Corporation - http://kmc.up.nic.in/Death_Registration.aspx?LoggedinUser=Outside
- Registration Of Birth Certificate at Kanpur Municipal Corporation - http://kmc.up.nic.in/Birth_Registration.aspx?LoggedinUser=Outside
- Complaint at Kanpur Municipal Corporation - http://kmc.up.nic.in/Feedb.aspx
- Tenders at Kanpur Municipal Corporation - http://kmc.up.nic.in/tender.htm
- Telephone number of Kanpur Municipal Corporation: 7860028111, 2546194, 2531215
Postal and Courier Services in Kanpur
The Pan-India established offices of India Post, which facilitates speed post, express post, and parcel post, are also located in Kanpur, at G.P.O., Bara Chauraha. Apart from this, the city has all the popular (and some local as well) courier service providers such as DTDC, DHL, First Flight, Marathon Couriers, Air State Couriers, Prakash Air Freight Ltd., Elbee Express Service, Falcon Couriers Pvt Ltd., and Hi-Pak Courier Service.
Press and Media in Kanpur
Emphasis on the events occurring in the commercial capital of the state is very crucial, given the importance that the city holds. Hence, the city of Kanpur has several media houses established in the city, keeping an eagle’s eye on the events taking place in the city, on a daily basis. The media houses include that of all the domains, be it electronic, radio or print. The radio stations include Radio Mirchi, South Asia FM, Big 92.7 FM, and Gyan Vani, while the print media includes, Dainik Bhaskar, Amar Ujala, Dainik Jagran, Pioneer, Swatantra Bharat, Aaj, etc.
Telecom and Broadband Services in Kanpur
The telecoms that have Kanpur in their coverage areas include all the major players such as Airtel, Vodafone, Reliance GSM, Reliance CDMA, Tata Docomo, BSNL, Uninor, and Idea Cellular. Apart from that, the citizens also have a variety of options to choose from, for internet connectivity, which include, BSNL’s broadband, Airtel, Sify, and since nowadays the internet dongle is available, all of the mobile connections are being used for connectivity.
Services for Senior Citizens in Kanpur
If today’s scenario is to be considered, gone are those days when all the children used to consider and treat their parents as God. Now, a majority of ‘educated’ people do not even pay a heed to whether their parents are alive or dead. And, considering the crimes that have been taking place, of lately, Kanpur’s NGOs are striving to provide care and shelter to the elderly. The NGOs which are dedicated to old aged, helpless people, include, Shri Kanchan Lal Sagun Sewa Sansthan and Swaraj Vridh Ashram, among several others.
Packers and Movers in Kanpur
To help people shift from one place to another, Kanpur’s packers and movers are available at the very first call. The major players include, Akash Packers & Movers, Omdeo Packers, APM India Relocation, India Packers & Movers, Shri Agarwals Mover & Packers, Kanpur Packer & Movers, and Shri Balaji Packers & Movers, etc.
Creches in Kanpur
Day care or a creche can be defined as care rendered for children while the parents are at their respective jobs. This means that your child will be looked after by another person while you go about for your work elsewhere.
Your child is most important for you and definitely, you will want the best for them. Knowing the right type of creche or day care centre will help you go for your work with peace of mind. Many people open creches in their homes as well. This helps them to look after their children as well. There are several day care centres in Kanpur and finding the right one for your beloved child will not be difficult. Some of the day care centres can be easily located at Keshav Nagar, Fazalganj, Narainpurwa, Harjendar Nagar, J.K. Colony, G.T. Road, Yashoda Nagar, Gola Ghat, Civil Lines, etc.
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