Utilities and Services in JaunpurOne of the most ancient cities of Uttar Pradesh, Jaunpur, is currently in the developmental stage. The state government has taken praiseworthy steps and Jaunpur has shown tremendous progress over the last few years. It can be said that the city is no longer lagging behind in providing the basic amenities and other services to its population and the visitors alike.
Municipal Services in JaunpurDespite of its small size, Jaunpur has its own Municipal Corporation by the name of Jaunpur Nagar Palika Parishad. The Corporation is responsible for easy availability and smooth functioning of the basic amenities such as drinking water supply, sanitation, maintaining birth and death records, property taxes, securing greenery, disposal of debris and dead bodies of animals, and other services which ensures unobstructed daily living to the citizenship.
Official website: www.jaunpurnagarpalika.in
Electricity Services in JaunpurHaving its headquarters at Varanasi, Purvanchal Vidyut Vitaran Nigam Limited (PuVVNL) is a successor of Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited, aimed at distribution of electricity in the entire eastern region of UP. The office of PuVVNL is located at Vidyut Nagar, Hydel Colony, Bhikharipur PO DLW, Varanasi.
Since its commencement in 5 July 2003, PuVVNL has tremendous progress by covering 33 lakh households till date. The consumers belong to the districts of Jaunpur, Allahabad, Ballia, Ghazipur, Varanasi, Chandauli, Sonbhadra, Azamgarh, Mirzapur, SantRabidasNagar(Bhadohi), KushiNagar, Kaushambi, Pratapgarh, Gorakhpur, SantKabirNagar, Maharajganj, Mau, Basti, Fatehpur, SidharthNagar and Deoria which come under the jurisdiction of PuVVNL.
Water Services in JaunpurJaunpur owes its water supply to River Gomti. The Municipal Corporation of Jaunpur is responsible for the supply of clean and safe drinking water to the population.
Banking Services in JaunpurWith its advent as a tourist spot, the city of Jaunpur has become a hot spot for all major banks. The banking institutions which are currently operating include ICICI Bank Ltd, Allahabad Bank, Bank of Baroda, Bank of India, Canara Bank, Central Bank of India, HDFC Bank Ltd, Oriental Bank of Commerce, Punjab National Bank, State Bank of India, Syndicate Bank, UCO Bank, Union Bank of India. These banks have also established their ATMs to enable easy cash for the tourists.
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Postal and Courier Services in JaunpurJaunpur Head Office of the India Post provides timely delivery through speed post, express post, along with the courier services provided by First Flight Couriers Ltd, Madurh Courier Service, and Durgesh Courier.
Telecom and Broadband Services in JaunpurTo promote communication in and out of the city, the city provides telecom services of major companies like BSNL(cell one), Reliance, IDEA, Tata Indicom, Vodafone, Virgin and Airtel, which are among the popular ones among the people.
The internet services in Jaunpur range from FTTH and Landline, to 3G and EVDO.
The FTTH and Landline internet services are solely provided by BSNL; whereas Sify Broadband provides the Wired Line internet services. 3G internet are jointly provided by BSNL, Airtel, Vodafone & Idea; while the EVDO internet services is owed to MTS & BSNL.