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Utility and Emergency Services in Manipur

Public Utility service has always been given the most priority by any government.The term utility implies the services provided by the government for the well being of the citizens. The services may be in the form of banks and ATMs, telephone, post office services, electricity, among others. The Northeastern state of Manipur is well equipped with the utility services for the citizens.

Banks and ATMs in Manipur

Banks form the backbone of economy of any state. Even being tucked away in the north-east part of India. The people of Manipur benefits by the presence of all the important public and private sector banks. Nationalized Banks located in Manipur include UCO Bank, State Bank of India, Indian Overseas Bank,Central Bank of India, Allahabad Bank, Bank Of India,Bank Of Maharashtra,Canara Bank,Punjab National Bank, Union Bank Of India,United Bank Of India and National Bank For Agriculture & Rural Development.

Private sector banks located in Manipur include ICICI Bank Ltd, Axis Bank Ltd, Indusind Bank Ltd. And HDFC Bank Ltd.

Banks in ManipurManipur Rural Bank


Manipur Rural bank was established in 1981 as a joint undertaking of Government of India, Government of Manipur and United Bank of India. The Bank which started with the aim to provide economic development to the rural people of Manipur, now operates 28 branches all over the state.

Contact Address:
Keishampat Keisham Leikai
Imphal,Manipur-795001
India
Website: http://manipurruralbank.in

Utility Services in MnaipurPostal and Courier Services in Manipur


The Indian Postal service is the largest postal network in the world. The Manipur Postal Division provides its services to the state of Manipur. The Postal Division of Manipur covers 1 Head Post Office in Imphal and also covers 53 Departmental Sub Post Offices located across the state of Manipur and 643 numbers of Branch Post Offices primarily spread in the rural areas of Manipur. The Director Postal Services (DPS) is the head of the Manipur Postal Division. The head Post office is located in the capital city of Imphal. The Post Offices in Manipur provides services like express post, speed post, genera and registered mail, parcel post, e post and EMS to the citizens of the state. Apart from these some other services provided by the post office include post office savings schemes Term Deposits, National Savings Certificate (NSC) and Recurring Deposits.

Courier services are also popular in the state with many private courier offices like First Flight, Blue Dart, Fed Ex, DTDC, Blazeflash, Overnight Express and many more.

Contact Details

Director Postal Services,
Manipur Division,
Imphal - 795 001,
Phone: 0385: 2450264
Speed Post Enquiry: 220146

Utility Services in ManipurElectricity Services in Manipur

The commissioning of the two sets of hydro electric in the year 1930 at Leimakhong micro hydel station by the then Manipur State Hydro Electric Board marked the beginning of the use of electricity in Manipur.  The Manipur Electricity Department coordinates and supervises all the electricity requirement issues across the state of Manipur. The Chief Engineer (Power) is the head of the Department of Electricity of Manipur. He is also the Administrative and Technical head and is responsible to the Government for budgeting, planning, execution in respect of the Electricity Department.

Contact Details

Shri N. Sarat Singh
Chief Engineer (Power)    
Electricity Department, Manipur
Keisampat, Imphal    
(0385)-2220050
Fax: 2220702, 2220143

Electricity Complaint Numbers
  • Keisampat: (0385)-(2220169
  • Singjamei: (0385)-2220983
  • Lamlong: (0385)-2221568
  • Lamphel: (0385)-2310730

Telecom Services in Manipur

The telecom services are important part for any community as it allows people to connect to near and dear ones staying far away. Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) is the largest telecom service provider in India. BSNL provides all types of telecommunication services like landline services, Broadband services, 2G and 3G services. The General Manger of Telecom is responsible for all the telecommunications facilities in Manipur.

The Telecom department of Manipur not only gives telecom services but also provides internet services for the people of the state.  There are also number private networks like the Reliance, Airtel, Idea, Aircel that offers cellular as well internet services to the people of the state.

Contact Person

Jamchinlen Lunkim    
General Manager, Manipur   
Phone no: 0385-2440888 (O) 2460008 (R)

BSNL Office
Address:TQ Compound, Imphal    
Phone No: 0385-2445115

Important Numbers
  • Enquiry: 197
  • Fault Repairing: 198
  • Trunk Booking: 180, 181

Emergency Services in Manipur


The state of Manipur is well equipped with Emergency Services in every aspect, be it health emergency, any accident or untoward occurrence or any natural calamity. There are also state wide helpline services which provide instant medical help to any accident victim or any requirement for a patient. There are well equipped police stations in every major corner of any town or be it across the state. Every city, town or village in Manipur has police stations and medical assistance for easy reach. There are also fire services in major cities and towns in Manipur

Medical Emergency in ManipurMedical Emergency Service in Manipur

The state of Manipur has many hospitals and clinics that offer medical services to all the citizens of the place. These hospitals are well equipped with all the modern facilities. The Manipur Health Department provides all the health related services in the state.

Ambulance services are another very important emergency service in Manipur which are provided both by the hospitals as well as private organization that specialize in immediate response. The ambulance service companies in Manipur have a team of experienced professionals that include skilled support staff, fast aids, paramedics, doctors and nurses.

Hospitals in Manipur

Shija Hospitals & Research Institute
Langol,Imphal West – 795004
Phone no: +91-385-2413163
Email id:contact@shijahospitals.com
Website: http://www.shijahospitals.com/

Imphal Hospitals & Reseaech Centres
R I M S Rd, Imphal-795001
Phone no: 0385-2410333, 2411353   

Jawaharlal Nehru Hospital
Poromot, Imphal-795001
Phone no: 0385-2220129, 2422218

Clinic Maroodyar Research Centre
Wangkhei Yairipok Road,
Palace Gate, Imphal-795001
Phone no: +(91)-9206192545

Ambulance service
Mrityunjoy -108
Shija Hospitals Ambulance no: 0385-2413163

Manipur Emergency ServiceManipur Police Service

The Police department of Manipur is responsible for the well being and protection of people of the state from any disaster. They also maintain law and order in the state. The main objective of The Manipur police is to control crime and to bring to justice those who break the law. Manipur police is available for the people 24x7, in order to control all the untoward incidents.

(Image Source: http://manipurpolice.org)

Important Police Contact Numbers
Police Control Room: 100 (Toll Free), 0385-2440100

Director General of Police, Manipur
Shri Shahid Ahmad
Address: Police Headquarters, Jail Road,
Imphal: 795001
Phone no: 0385-2450289

Manipur Fire service

Fire can break out anywhere and anytime may be in one's home, building or office. The main solution in such a situation is not to panic but to call the closest fire station. The fire brigades are well equipped with latest facilities to handle any fire hazards. The details of the fire service stations in Mnaipur are given below:

Contact details

Fire Control room

Phone no: 101, 0385-2220101
Director, Fire Service, Imphal    
Phone no: 0385-2451539

Fire Stations at Manipur

  • Bishnupur: 259
  • Imphal: 101/223109
  • Mayang Imphal: 233
  • Moreh : 303
  • Thoubal: 22306
  • Kakching: 252
  • Churachandpur: 2210
  • Jiribam: 204
  • Kangpokpi: 270
  • Moirang: 229
  • Tamenglong: 220

Department of Relief & Disaster Management

The Department of Relief and Disaster management looks after all the matters relating to natural calamities like flood, earthquake, cyclone etc and also takes the responsibility of all the necessary relief measures connected therewith. The department is also responsible to all the matters relating to disaster management that includes Mitigation, Preparedness, Response and Recovery.

Contact Person
Dr. Suhel Akhtar   
Designation: Principal Secretary ( Relief and Disater Management, Imphal)

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