Utility and Services in Pathankot

Utility and Services is highly Developed in Pathankot

Utility and services in Pathankot have always been at par with bigger cities of India. Indeed, the city offers every service that one may look for in any big city. Let us therefore, look into some of the utility and services available in Pathankot.

Municipal Services in Pathankot

The civic amenities in the city are provided by Pathankot Municipal Corporation. It is empowered by law to provide birth certificate to people born within their jurisdiction. It also has the sole authority to provide death certificate for people who expire within the same area. 

Roadways within the city also fall under their ambit. Pathankot Municipal Corporation not only build such roads, but also maintain them. Health and hygiene of the citizens is also their responsibility. If you have any complain or suggestion to make you can contact them at the following phone numbers:
President Municipal Corporation: 0186-222-9904
Executive Officer Municipal Corporation: 0186-222-0204, 0186-222-0230, 0186-222-0194

Water Supply and Sanitation in Pathankot

Although water supply and sanitation falls under the ambit of Municipal Corporation of Pathankot, there is also a department of Water Supply and Sanitation, which functions under the aegis of Government of Punjab. Following is the contact details of the Executive Engineer of the said department located at Pathankot:
Telephone No: 0186-225-1156
Email Id: eewss.divpathankotpb@yahoo.com

Electric Supply in Pathankot

Electricity in Pathankot is supplied by Punjab State Electricity Board. In case of emergency, you can contact officers at PSEB at the following numbers:
Head Office: 0186-222-1548
S D O East: 0186-222-0142
S D O North: 0186-225-1136
S D O South: 0186-222-0277

Postal Service in Pathankot

Pathankot is well connected with a network of post offices. The Head Post Office is located in the Main Bazaar of Pathankot City.  It is served by a number of Sub Post Offices located in different parts of the city. Following are the locations as well as the telephone numbers of all such post offices within the city area:

Head Post Office located in Main Bazaar
Phone No: 0186-222- 4605

Sub Post Office at Nalwa Bridge
Phone Number: 0186- 222-0170

Sub Post Office at Dhakki Road
Phone Number: 0186-224-0343

Sub Post Office at Dhangu Road
Phone Number: 0186-222-3905

Sub Post Office at Mission Road
Phone Number: 0186-222-1455

Sub Post Office at Dalhousie Road
Phone Number: 0186-222-3906

Sub Post Office at S.D. M. Court
Phone Number: 0186-222-6227

Sub Post Office at Khanpur Chowk
Phone Number: 0186-225-1595

Sub Post Office at Abrol Nagar
Phone Number: 0186-229-0006

Besides, the city is also served by well known courier companies such Blue Dart, DTDC, First Flight, Flight Dispatch, On.Dot, Track On, Blaze Flash, Prakash Courier etc.

Telecom and Broadband Service Providers in Pathankot

Just as anywhere else in India, Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd or BSNL is the largest telecom and broadband service providers in Pathankot. Following are the contact details of the main exchange in Pathankot
Pathankot BSNL Exchange
Near the Kali Mata Mandir
Phone No: 0186-222-6700, 0186-223-3045.

For broad band services, one may also contact the customer care services at 180034-51504. Besides, separate exchanges have been set up to cater to different areas in and around the city by Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd. Following are the location as well as the contact number of such exchanges:

Air Force Exchange      
O186-223-5813 TO 19  
0186- 224-0917 TO 19
 
Mamoon Army Exchange      
0186-222-0751 TO 54

Mamoon Exchange      
0186-224-7000   0186- 224-9000

Sujanpur Exchange      
0186-224-4000   0186-224-4100

Other telecom and broadband service providers in Pathankot:

In addition to BSNL, Pathankot is covered by all prominent private players such as Vodo Phone, Reliance, Airtel, Reliance, Tata etc. Along with providing prepaid and postpaid telephone services they also provide broadband facilities to their customers. Broadband services provided by Sify are also very popular among the people here.

Newspapers in Pathankot

Pathankot is well served by different national as well as local news papers. Other than English papers such as Tribune, Hindustan Times, Times of India, the city is also served by vernacular news papers such as Dainik Jagaran, Dainik Bhaskar etc. Besides, Surya Productions on Dalhousie Road is a reputed publishing house here. They are available at 0186-222-5077.

Marriage Bureau in Pathankot

Pathankot is also served by a number of marriage bureaus. Following is the name and contact details of one such establishments
Sanyoag Marriage Bureau  
House No: 103
Four Maria
Model Town Chowk
City: Pathankot
Pin Code: 1450001
Telephone No: 94176-58518, 97819-58518

Passport in Pathankot

Earlier residents of Pathankot had to go to Amritsar for any work related to their passport. However, from the middle of 2013, all such passport related work can be done through the Jalandhar office. Following is the contact details of said passport office at Jalandhar:
Ambika Towers,
2nd - 3rd Floor,
14- Police Line Road,
Jalandhar,
Punjab-144001
Phone No: 0181-2242114, 2242115
Email : rpo.jalandhar@mea.gov,in

Moreover, one can learn about the status of his/her application merely by logging into the official website of Pathankot Police. There are also a number of passport agents in Pathankot who may help the aspirant to get a passport without much effort. Following are the names and addresses of some of them:

Royal Pleasure Trips
S No-48,
Opposite Pyare LAL Petrol Pump,
Dalhousie Rd,
City: Pathankot
Telephone No: 98888-81311, 75084-12251

Maven Holidays
Podda Complex
1st Floor
Near Kali Mata Mandir
City: Pathankot

Chakki Bank Tours and Travels
Chakki Bank
City: Pathankot

Currency Exchange in Pathankot

Pathankot is also the home to a number of currency exchange agencies. Following are the names and addresses of some of them:

Beri Forex Cnsultants Pvt Ltd
Sc: 22
Basement
Shri Ram Market
Dalhousie Road
City: Pathankot
Phone No: 0186-225-2569
Mobile No: 98147-09006

Bharti Forex
Shop No:264
Mohan Market
Dalhousie Road
City: Pathankot
Phone No: 0186-223-0429
Mobile No: 94173-39339

Bajrong Tours and Travels
Near Victoria Estate
Pangoli Chowk
Defense Road
City: Pathankot
Phone No: 99881-66075, 85579-66875

Gupta Tours and Travels
Bus Stand
Gurudaspur Road
City: Pathankot
Telephone No: 0186-508-0003
Mobile No: 98145-75486

Adventure Tours and Travels
Near Traffic Light
Maoon Chowk
Defense Road
City: Pathankot
Phone No: 0186-234-7008
Mobile No: 98765-12756

Shiv Sagar Tours and Travel
Bus Stand
Gurdaspur Road
City: Pathankot
Phone No: 0186-225-6651
Mobil No: 94176-02979

Other Services in Pathankot

As we have already mentioned in the beginning of the article, the city offers every services that one may look for in any big city. For instance, the banking service in Pathankot can be compared to any big city in India. All major banks in India have their outlets here.  The city being the home to the district headquarters and a business center, the legal service is also highly developed here.

Moreover, all those services that may not fall under essential category, but make life attractive are also present in Pathankot.  Marriage halls, florists, laundries, packers and movers are also available in plenty in Pathankot. We will conclude this article with the names and contact details of some of the florists in the city. They are as follows:
  • Chamal Lal Sharma near Kalimata Mandir (Phone No: 0186-223-3115)
  • Kala and Shubhash on Dalhousie Road (Phone No: 97808-53754)
  • Mishra Flower Decoration on Collage Road (Phone No: 98152-51553) 

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