Administration in HaridwarHaridwar was formed into a district on December 28, 1988 and was a part of Saharanpur Division of Uttar Pradesh before it was included in Uttarakhand, the newly formed state.
The District headquarters is located at Roshanabad, about 12 kilometers from the railway station. Other means of transport are an efficient bus service and the easily available tempo (three wheeler or vikram) services.
Haridwar District Administration
Haridwar district is divided into six development blocks namely Bhagwanpur, Roorkee, Marsan, Bahadrabad, Laksar and Khanpur.
The entire manpower and decision making strength of the general, criminal and revenue administration is seated at the district headquarters at Roshnabad.
Nagar Nigam HaridwarHaridwar itself comes under a municipal committee called the Nagar Nigam Haridwar. It is one of the oldest municipalities. It had been established in 1868. The current areas of jurisdiction of the Nagar Nigam are spread over 12.3 square kilometers. This is inclusive of not only just the extent of the city but also the areas dotting the peripheral limits of the city.
The municipal corporation is responsible for extending all forms of civic services to its 1.75 lac citizens in Hardwar city. Among the various services being provided for the city there are cleanliness, street lighting, solid waste management, bio-medical waste, maintenance of gardens, dividers etc besides removal of encroachments, removal of stray cattle, management of community halls, parking lots , development works, storm water and waste water drainage.
The Nagar Nigam is also responsible for the collection of revenue from various resources like advertisements, sale of land, licenses as well as levy of house tax and sundry octroy.
Mukhya Nagar Adhikari,
Nagar Nigam Haridwar
Mayapur, Near Fire Station
Ph: 01334 227006
Fax: 01334 222077
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Emergency ServicesThe Haridwar city administration is tuned in towards providing the best of emergency services to the benefits of the citizens of Haridwar, some of the emergency series provided are the five brigade, police, hospitals as well as all kinds of help exists for aiding and abetting the law and order situation at all times and under all circumstances. This is especially true for occasions when Haridwar is literally flooded with pilgrims like on the occasion of the Maha Kumbh which are held once in every twelve years at the holy city.
The Nagar Nigam is responsible for making all the special arrangements for the arrival, stay and movement of the thousands upon thousands of pilgrims who visit Haridwar to take a holy dip on those auspicious days.
Special langars or community kitchens are organized to feed these pilgrims. The entire ‘bando bast’ is looked after by the District Administration.
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