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Utilities and Services in Gorakhpur

If you wish to take a trip to a city that personifies Indian culture with a subtle blend of modern influences, then Gorakhpur is the best place to visit. From sylvan surroundings to intense religious activity, this city breathes life to the thousands of pilgrims and tourists who throng here each year. In order to cater to the needs of the growing population of Gorakhpur as well as to take care of visitors here, there are a number of services and utilities that are in place to enable its smooth functioning.

Gorakhpur Utilities

Important Documents in Gorakhpur

Just as with other Indian cities, Gorakhpur too follows a structured pattern in order to procure licenses and identity cards. Documents such as the voters ID, ration card, PAN card and Aadhar card serve as public utility documents to help benefit citizens. In addition, for those who wish to be independent of public transportation, Gorakhpur boasts of proficient driving schools that can help one get a driving license with ease. The city's RTO coordinates the issue of licenses.

Regional Transport Office
Gorakhpur HO, Gorakhpur
Phone: (91)-551-2343743
Website: www.uptransport.org

Birth and Death Certificate in Gorakhpur

Birth and death is a part of daily life and as such needs proper administration. Recording of births and deaths in the city is carried out by the Gorakhpur Nagar Nigam. Details related to birth and death certificates and online registration can also be done at www.nagarnigam.co.in.

Gorakhpur Nagar Nigam
Gorakhpur HO
Gorakhpur – 273001
Phone: (91)-551-2333015

The city also has services to assist the friends and family of those who have passed away in death. For those who would like to bury their dead, there are various burial grounds in Gorakhpur. Some of the burial grounds that are within the city are below.

Gorakhpur Graveyard
Ahamad Nagar, Bashti Nagar
Gorakhpur – 273001

Kabristan Ghazi Rauza
Bade Kajipur
Gorakhpur - 273005

As far as crematoriums go, Muktipath is the most famous in Gorakhpur. In recent times it has become a tourist spot because of the measures of beautification that have been undertaken here. Interestingly, apart from being a cremation ground, it has also become a place to perform religious ceremonies and even marriages.

Avas Vikas Colony, Shahpur
Gorakhpur - 273001

Banking Services in Gorakhpur

The banking services in Gorakhpur come as a boon to those who wish to have financial security and prevent their money from being stolen. Apart from providing security for money, these banks also offer investment options so that money can be multiplied. There are a number of Nationalized banks that have set up base in Gorakhpur. Some of these are State Bank of India, Union Bank of India, UCO Bank, Punjab National Bank, Bank of India and Purvanchal Bank. Private Sector banks include Axis Bank, HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank and Kotak Mahindra Bank. The smooth functioning of these banks is important, especially in view of the huge inflow of travellers into the city each year. In order to facilitate easy access to money, there are ATMs at all important junctions.

Media in Gorakhpur

Visiting Gorakhpur does not mean that one has to be cut off from the rest of the world. Gorakhpur has its own state media as well as national media that keeps residents and visitors up-to-date with all that is happening around the world, within the country as well as locally. Media in print, over the internet as well as television and radio have permeated all sections of society in Gorakhpur. Dainik Jagran is the leading ePaper of Gorakhpur which provides live news feeds for those who would like to get their news on the go.

Marriage Services in Gorakhpur

For those who are starting off life together afresh, there are certain formalities that the law requires. Gorakhpur has well-structures marriage bureaus where legal processes can be handled and marriage certificates can be obtained. Gorakhpur boasts of a number of legal and matrimonial experts who can handle various requirements to smooth out the wedding formalities. There are specific marriage bureaus for particular religious requirements as well, for those who would like to be precise in wedding ceremonies and rituals. Some of the most popular marriage bureaus in Gorakhpur are below.

Bhavya Marriage House
Rustam Pur
Gorakhpur Ho
Gorakhpur - 273001
Phone: (91)-551-2321516

Shaadi Centre
4th Floor, Kamla Arcade
Jublee Road
Gorakhpur HO
Gorakhpur - 273001
Phone: (91)-551-6927708, (91)-9532182227

Shaadi Point
11, Kamala Arcade
Gorakhpur - 273001
Phone: (91)-551-2344895

Sidhi Vinayak Marriage House
Near Charan LAL Chowk
Arya Nagar Road
Gorakhpur HO
Gorakhpur - 273001
Phone: (91)-9336476760

Home Utilities in Gorakhpur

The city of Gorakhpur keeps a strict watch on the welfare of its residents, and to this end, there are organized structural arrangements for adequate utilities such as electricity, water and gas connections. These services are metered and cost is based on usage. The private sector has also intervened to supplement the efforts of the Government in meeting the growing need of residents. In addition, with internet facilities becoming almost mandatory for an easier life, various telecom and broadband service providers have sprung up around the city at competitive prices.

The city's electricity services are managed by the Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL).

Hotline for UPPCL: 1800-180-8752
Website: www.uppcl.org

Purvanchal Vidyut Vitaran Nigam Limited is a division of the state electricity board that undertakes electricity distribution to Gorakhpur and neighbouring districts.

Hotline: 1800-180-5025

The Uttar Pradesh Jal Nigam deals with providing adequate water supply to residents and also takes care of sewerage disposal and water and sewage treatment plants.

Jal Nigam - Gorakhpur
109, Surya Niketan
Behtiya Haata
Gorakhpur HO
Gorakhpur - 273001
Phone: (91)-551-2201768, (91)-9473942693

Post Offices in Gorakhpur

Public utility services such as post offices are very beneficial to residents and visitors alike. Right from financial investments and planning, down to communication advancements, post offices in Gorakhpur make life easier for everyone.

Some of the major post offices in Gorakhpur are mentioned below.

Gorakhpur Head Post Office
Miyan Baza
Gorakhpur - 273001

Barshatpur Post Office
Medical College Road
Shakti Nagar Colony, Barshatpur
Gorakhpur - 273003

Gorakhnath Post Office
NH 29, Opposite Police Station
Gorakhpur – 273015

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