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Utilities and Services in Agra

Agra is one of the most highly-visited tourist places of India. The tourists take away the image of what they see around the city. Thus, providing basic services and utilities is important not only for the local people but also for the country as a whole. There are many services provided to the people. Some of them are private while some are government run and they are present in all the fields such as postal services, electricity supply, water supply, packers and movers, etc.

Postal Services in Agra

Post office at Agra

Every modern city needs a good Postal service. It is a necessary in every city as it aids to the basic need of conversation. It has recently been replaced by the internet among the urban crowd but still many prefer the post. There are many post offices located throughout the city of Agra. They can be used for speed posts, parcels, couriers, telegrams, etc. Many also use the post office for its financial services such as Postal Life Insurance and sending and receiving money order and the various saving schemes available. Some private postal services are also available in Agra, which can be used to send big and small parcels throughout India and abroad. Following are some of the post offices of Agra.

Post Office Phulatti Bazar
Phullati Bazzar
Agra, Uttar Pradesh – 282002
Phone No.: +(91)-562-2266008

Post Office Indrapuram
Inder Puri
Agra, Uttar Pradesh – 282005
Phone No.: +(91)-562-2461052

Electricity Power Supply in Agra

After a competitive bidding process undertaken by the UP Power Corporation Limited, it was decided that Torrent Power will be official organization for power distribution throughout Agra. Torrent Power has started with the power distribution operations in Agra from 0000 hours on April 1, 2010.

The urban area of Agra comprises of 188 sq. kms and has a population of around 23 Lacs. With many manufacturers of Leather Goods, Zari Zardozi, Handicrafts, Stone carving and more around the city, power supply is an integral part of development. The annual power consumption of Agra is 1900 MUs and 420 MVA is the estimated demand in the area.

The company undertakes all the activities related to distribution of power in the area of Agra. The company is supplied with bulk power at the rates quoted while bidding and the revenue is collected from the people of Agra at tariff demanded by Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission.

Water Supply in Agra

Agra, a host to around 1.80 million tourists in a year, has always faced various challenges for sewerage and water. The water supply and infrastructure limit have been regularly tested. Agra Jal Sansthan which is in charge of all the maintenance, water supply and revenue collection in the city, undertakes all capital works related to sanitation and water supply. 320 million litres per day is the water demand of the city and 75 mld is the demand.

Bank Services in Agra

There are banks both private and public available in Agra. Many banks run their branches while almost all big and mid-level banks have their ATM operational in Agra. Banks are a necessity for any city. Banks provide one with insurance, loans and a safe haven for their money. The banks also provide one with debit and credit cards which aid them in the daily life.

Some of the banks around the city are Andhra Bank, Axis Bank, Citi bank, and State Bank of India, HDFC Bank, HSBC Bank, ICICI Bank, Indian Bank and State Bank of Hyderabad.

Telecom Services in Agra

The telecom service has boomed in the city with the rapid development. This has attracted many big telecom services to Agra. All the giants of the telecom industries like Tata, Vodafone, Airtel and Reliance are available here. The government has also provided MTNL and BSNL services in Agra. This has also brought television to houses with the help of Dish Antennas, which can be found on top of every household in Agra. The availability of internet is another advantage of the telecom service which has made life much easier for the people here. The internet has also helped in educating the people and students of Agra.

Media Services in Agra

The people of Agra like knowing about the things going on locally, nationally and even internationally. The local newspapers along with the radio and other media aid the people in gaining knowledge of the current events from every corner of the planet. Aaj, Amar Ujala, Dainik Jagran, Punjab Kesari are some of the leading Hindi newspapers and very much followed among the local crowd. The English newspapers include all the leading newspapers of India like Economic times, Hindustan Times, The Hindu, Business Standard and The Times of India. The local FM Radio stations include Big 92.7 FM and Radio Mantra 91.9 FM which are also a source of entertainment.

Danik Bhaskar
D-111, Sector-13
Agra, Uttar Pradesh – 201301
Phone No.: +(91)-9984841036, +(91)-562-3022600

AAJ News Paper
1/3-B, Nr St Johns Crossing
Mahatma Gandhi Rd, B M Khan
Agra, Uttar Pradesh – 282002
Phone No.: +(91)-562-2521516, 2521717

Packers and Movers in Agra

With rapid development going on throughout the city, many people come into Agra from all over Uttar Pradesh and outside too. Many of the residents of Agra also prefer moving within the city to a better location to suit their daily needs. So there is regular need for packers and movers to facilitate them by making their jobs easier. Many major Packers & Movers are available in Agra. Some of them are mentioned below.

Indigo Movers & packers pvt ltd
Pushpanjli Market Near Subzi Mandi
Delhi Agra Highway, Agra
Agra, Uttar Pradesh – 282002
Phone No.: +(91)-9219615444, 9891795545

S S Worldwide Movers & Packers
Shop No.61, Ganesh Nagar
Khandari Road
Agra, Uttar Pradesh – 282002
Phone No.: +(91)-9582821930, 9350308172