Public Utility Services in Guwahati

Services in GuwahatiGuwahati, the capital city of the northeastern state of Assam has a number of services provided by various governmental and non-governmental organizations. Services like postal services, passport services, hospital services, ambulance services, telecom services, electricity and many more service providing departments have their offices in Guwahati. These departments provide uninterrupted facilities for the people of the city and the state as a whole.

Guwahati Postal & Courier Services

The Indian Postal Service has their branches in Guwahati providing postal and courier services to the people. The India Post office, named as Meghdoot Bhawan in Guwahati is the head office of all the postal services maintained by India Post across Assam.  There are also branches of post offices under India Post across Assam which works in coordination with the head office at Guwahati.

Apart from that, there are also many private courier offices like Blue Dart, DTDC, Aramex among others which provide faster courier services for the people. These courier offices also have their branches located across other cities and towns of Assam.
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Electricity Services in Guwahati

The Assam State Electricity Board (ASEB) is the head of all electricity services provided across Assam. The regional head office of ASEB in Guwahati, Bijulee Bhawan supervises and coordinates all the electricity supply and requirement issues across Assam. It also manages the generation and transmission of electricity in Assam. It also looks into the distribution of electricity across the states of northeast India. The ASEB works in coordination with the successor companies like Assam Power Generation Co. Ltd, the Assam Electricity Grid Corporation Ltd and the Assam Power Distribution Company Ltd.

The electricity department of Assam also has online bill payment services where customers can pay their electricity bills online from their homes itself. The electricity bills can be paid through net banking, debit card and credit cards in form of online payment. The bills can be accessed at, where customers can either check their bill amounts or print them and get their receipts after making the payment.

Banking Services in Guwahati

Banks are prime financial institutions providing banking and financial transactions and services to the people. Many banks also has financial advisors and financial executives who help people by providing them better options on how to save and utilize their money to make it grow with time.

Banks are one of the most important utility services provided to the people. Guwahati has a number of national banks which provide various banking services to the people. There are nationalized banks, government banks and other private sector banks located across the city.

The largest commercial bank of country India, the State Bank of India, has a number of branches spread across the city. Apart from that, there are a number of other banks like Central Bank of India, ICICI Bank, ING Vyasa Bank, HDFC Bank, Oriental Bank of Commerce, Federal Bank, Bank of India, Standard Chartered Bank and many other banks having their branches in Guwahati. These banks also provide ATM services to the people of Guwahati with a number of ATMs located across Guwahati.

Hospital & Ambulance Services in Guwahati

Hospital Services are the prime need for any society. The hospitals serve as a guardian angel during an emergency, an accident or any other medical requirement time. The city of Guwahati has a number of hospitals, nursing homes and medical organizations providing good medical facilities to the people of the city. These hospitals are well equipped with the latest medical technology and well maintained staff. There are also well facilitated labs and pathology centers for medical examinations.
Emergency Services Guwahati
There are various departments like emergency, ENT, OPD, maternity and other branches providing better medical facilities in their respective fields. There are also some specialized hospitals like eye hospitals and maternity hospitals for specialized treatment of their respective fields. Some of these hospitals in Guwahati include Down Town Hospital, GNRC Hospital, Dispur Hospital, Nemcare Hospital, East End Nursing Home, Prateeksha Hospital, Srimanta Shankardeva Nethralaya Hospital among others.

Guwahati also has good ambulance services for emergency medical requirement. The 108 free medical ambulance service provided by the Assam Government is a fast well equipped emergency ambulance service wherein a person can call an ambulance by dialing 108. These ambulances are well equipped with oxygen cylinders and other medical equipments for faster treatment. Apart from this, there are also ambulance services of different leading hospitals in Guwahati.

Municipal Services in Guwahati

The prime municipal services of Guwahati are managed and provided by the Guwahati Municipal Corporation (GMC). The Guwahati Municipal Corporation was formed by the Guwahati Municipal Corporation Act of 1971. The GMC supervises the development of the Guwahati city by stressing on aspects like conservation, public works department, water management and municipal markets to name a few.

It also looks into the sanitation & health of the people by proper garbage management, waste management and waste disposal. It also helps the people to file property tax, trade licenses, poverty alleviation, birth & death registration and garbage among others.

Office of the Commissioner
Guwahati Municipal Corporation
Panbazar, Guwahati, Assam
Pin: 781001
Email id: - [email protected], [email protected]
Phone: - 0361-2540525
Fax: 0361-2631800, 361-2561447
Toll free number : 18003453628

Passport Services in Guwahati

The Regional Passport Office at Guwahati provides passport services to the people of Guwahati and Assam. It started functioning from the year 1979 and deals with the issuance of passports/travel document to the people of all 96 districts across the northeastern states of Assam including Arunachal Pradesh, states of Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram and Nagaland state.

There is also the Passport Seva Kendra in Guwahati which has been recently opened for easier and hassle free passport attainment. The Passport Seva Kendra office operates and supervises all passport relating services.

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Telecom Services in Guwahati

Telecommunication services are one of the most important services required by an economy. The telecom services of Guwahati do not only provide telecom services but also provide internet services for the people of the city. The telecom services are important as it allows people to connect to kith and kin staying far away.

There are a number of telecommunication networks like the government led Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) and private enterprises like Reliance, Airtel, Aircel, Vodafone, Idea, providing telephone and cellular services for the people. There are internet services provided by these networks for the people.

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