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Public Utility Services in Motihari

The city of Motihari is one of the most important and rapidly developing cities in the state of Bihar. It has been witness to several remarkable historic events and is renowned to be the Karma Bhumi of Mahatma Gandhi. Along with prominent historic, religious and tourist sites and excellent educational facilities, this city has a number of utility services including hospitals, postal and courier services, banks and ATMs etc.

Basic facilities in Motihari

Administration in Motihari

The city of Motihari comes under the Tirhut divison and came to be established as a municipality in the year 1879. For the purpose of administrative convenience, various departments like agriculture, health, education, planning etc have been set up here. Being the district headquarters, its administration is headed by the district collector and he is assisted by a team of able officers. The responsibilities of the collector include maintenance of law and order, land revenues, disaster management etc.

District Magistrate and Collector
Shri Jitendra Srivastava
Phone No: 06252-242700(O), 242800(R)
Mobile : 9473191301
Fax : 06252-242900
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Safety and Security in Motihari

Motihari has a strong and well organised network of police force with police stations at various parts of the city. The police officers here are known for their uprightness, sincerity and dedication. Their duties involve maintaining the law and order in the city by keeping a tab on suspicious activities, preventing all sorts of criminal activities, protecting the life and property of the people and bringing to justice the guilty ones. The Superintendent of Police heads the police force in Motihari, and he is assisted by able officers.

Superintendent of Police
Shri Sudhir Kumar Singh, IPS
Phone No: 9431822988, 06252-222684, 232683(R)
Email: sp-motihar-bih@nic.in

Town Police Station
Phone No: +(91)-6252-232906
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Traffic and Transport in Motihari

Transport in Motihari

Motihari, being an important city is well connected to major Indian cities by rail, road as well as airways. Lok Nayak Jayaprakash Airport in Patna is the airport nearest to Motihari. The Bapudham Motihari Railway Station is a well maintained and an an A grade railway station, with regular trains to and from all major Indian cities. The roads are clean, with a well organised movement of traffic. There are Bihar State Road Transport Corporation (BSRTC) run buses, as well as bus services offered by private travel agencies, connecting Motihari to nearby places. Local means of transport involve taxis, autorickshaws and private vehicles like cars, scooters etc.

Bapudham Motihari Station
Code: BMKI
Address: State Highway 54, Motihari, Bihar
Elevation: 72 m
Railway Zone: ECR/East Central

Healthcare Services in Motihari

Superior quality healthcare services are provided to the people in Motihari through various initiatives undertaken by the government like National Rural Health Mission (NRHM), where basic healthcare services are made available and easily accessible to the people living in rural as well as urban areas of Motihari. Apart from the Sadar Hospital, there are a number of private hospitals, equipped with the latest infrastructure, and a dedicated team of well qualified doctors and specialists, providing quality treatment at highly affordable rates.

Medical facilities in Motihari

There are also Ayurvedic and Homeopathic clinics, catering to the needs of the people, by offering their valuable services at reasonable rates. In addition, there are pharmaceutical stores that remain open 24x7 and offer medications as well as items of daily utility, adding to the comfort and convenience of the people in Motihari.

Sadar Hospital
Address: Motihari Ho, Motihari - 845401
Phone No: +(91)-6252-232998

Rahmaniya Medical Hospital
Address: Near Petrol Pump, Bariyarpur N.H-28, Jadopur, Motihari - 845422
Phone No: +(91)-9430412791, +(91)-6252-290390

Banking in Motihari

Motihari is one of the most important cities and a popular historic as well as tourist destination in the state of Bihar. A number of private as well as nationalized banks have therefore established their branches in prominent locations in the city. State Bank of India, HDFC, Central Bank of India, Punjab National Bank and other popular banks have set up their branches as well as ATM centres throughout the city to facilitate easy monetary transactions, adding to the comfort of the people here.

State Bank of India
Branch Name: Bapudham
Address: Gyan Babu Chowk, Motihari - 845401
IFSC Code: SBIN0012542
Phone No: 9771404521

Bank of India
Branch Name: Motihari
Address: Near Madhuban Chhabni Chowk, Motihari - 845401
IFSC Code: BKID0004441
Phone No: 06252-221680, 222574

Punjab National Bank
Branch Name: Motihari
Address: Main Road, Motihari - 845401
IFSC Code: PUNB0251300
Phone No: 06252-232502

Central Bank of India
Branch Name: Motihari
Address: Main Road, P.O. Motihari, Motihari - 845401
IFSC Code: CBIN0280028
Phone No: 06252-222405

Postal Services in Motihari

Post Offices in Motihari

The city of Motihari has a well organised postal network with post offices at prominent places in the city, performing a wide array of functions including delivery of mails, speed post, money order, insurance, payment of bills, sale of forms, automated mail processing, track and trace etc. The head post office is located in Motihari. In addition, there are a number of courier services like DTDC, Blaze Flash, Speed and safe that offer to the people in Motihari timely and highly reliable services.

Post Office: Motihari
Address: Postmaster, Post Office Motihari, Motihari, Bihar
Pin Code: 845401
Post Office Type: Head Office

Telecom Services in Motihari

Internet and broadband services play a vital role in communication, especially in a city like Motihari having a fast paced lifestyle. 3G as well as EVDO mobile broadband services are available here throughout the city. EVDO, landline and FTTH internet services in Motihari are provided by BSNL, while Sify Broadband provides wired internet service. 3G internet services are provided by Aairtel, Vodaphone, Idea and BSNL. In addition, there are a number of mobile shops and service centres throughout the city, offering their valuable services to the people. Popular internet service providers in Motihari include:

Tata Indicom Exclusive Store
Address: Main Market, Motihari Ho, Narainpur Bagha, Opp Dhruv Hall, Motihari - 845401
Phone No: +(91)-9204468041

Namo Raghway Computer Centre
Address: Station Road, Belbanwa, Motihari Ho, Motihari - 845401
Phone No: +(91)-9430505445

Address: Hazar Jyoti Complex, Bank Road, Balua, Motihari - 845422
Phone No: +(91)-9386744477
Press and Media Services in Motihari

Press and Media Services

Press and Media Services play a vital role in bringing about awareness among the people regarding various issues of regional, national as well as international importance. Motihari being an important historic city in Bihar, newspapers play a significant role in educations as well as entertaining the masses here. Hindi, being a widely spoken language among the people here, Hindi newspapers including Dainik Jagran, Prabhat Khabar are quite popular among the people here. With the increasing usage of English language for official as well as for communication purposes, English newspapers like Times of India, are also gaining popularity in Motihari city.

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