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Administration in Patna

Patna city is the headquarters of Patna district which is the state capital of Bihar. It is also the administrative and educational center of Bihar. Patna is located in the central part of Bihar state and it functioned as the capital district for both Bihar and Jharkand prior to its partition in 2000. In 1976, Nalanda district was split from Patna. In the olden times, Patna was a centre for art and learning and even functioned as the capital for whole of India. Patna has been an imperial metropolis for many centuries.

Administration in Patna

Located on the banks of Ganges the city of Patna is approximately 35 km long and 16 km to 18 km wide. While Patna district that ccupies an area of 3,202 square kilometres consist of six sub-divisions- Patna Sadar, Patna City, Danapur, Barh, Paliganj, Masaurhi. For administrative convenience the district is divided into various Blocks like Patna Sadar, Sampatchak, Phulwari sharif, Masaurhi, Athmalgola, Pandarak, Danapur, Khusrupur, Fatuha, Daniyawaan,Bakhtiyarpur, Belchi, Barh, Dhanarua, Mokama, Ghoswari, Bihta, Maner, Naubatpur, Punpun. With its blend of modern and historical buildings Patna is the city where majority of central and state government offices of the state of Bihar are located.

Patna Municipal Corporation

Patna City AdministrationAlso known as Patna Nagar Nigam it was established on the 15th August 1952, in accordance with The Patna Municipal Corporation Act, 1951. The Patna Municipal Corporation Act 1951 came into force on August 15, 1952. With the enforcement of Act, the former Patna City Municipality, the former Patna administrative committee and the former Patna Bankipur joint water works committee were replaced by The Patna Municipal Corporation. The services offered Patna Nagar Nigam are solid waste management, providing civic amenities, revenue collection in the form of taxes, engineering services, like building roads and bridges, and community development work.

Address: Buddha Marg, Fraser Road Area, Patna, Bihar 800001
Help Line No: 0612 309 5555

District Collector/ Magistrate of Patna

The Collector is the highest administrative officer in the entire District. He is in-charge of revenue, law and order and has to coordinate all Government Departments of state. Being at the helm of administration, he is responsible for the management of the city. Various administrative works are carried under his observation. The official strive to work proficiently for a progressive Patna. As an able administrators he has to ensure that the central government fund are utilizing in a proper manner for social, economical, agricultural and environmental growth of Patna.

District Magistrate of Patna
Telephone: 91 612 2219545 (O), 91 612 2219097 (R)
email -

Police Administration in Patna

Being an ancient city, policing in Bihar is around 3000 years old and can be traced up to the Magadh Empire. In the modern times, the Policing was started in 1862 after the introduction of Indian Police Act in 1861. After the creation of Bihar province in the year 1912, the basic framework of Police department, in its present state was formed. Patna Police holds the responsibility of law and order of the entire district of Patna.

Office of Senior S. P.
Address: Police Headquarters,
Gandhi Maidan, Patna - 4
Contacts: 0612 - 2214318 (O) / 0612 - 2219745 (O)
0612 - 2320047 (R) / 0612 - 2321467 (R)
Fax: 0612 - 2320393
Mob: 94318-22967

Emergency: 100
Fire: 101
Ambulance: 108
Patna Police (Send SMS): 9470001389
Patna Women Police: 9470001390 / 9471006592
Police Control Room: 2201975 / 2201977 / 2201978 / 2219131

Health Department in Patna

Health & Welfare are of prime concerns for the Government of Bihar. The Health Department is working towards providing health care “to the last household and to the last person of the state”, .i.e., Govt. of Bihar is totally committed in building healthy people, not only by making available quality Medicare facilities at the door step of every citizen in the remotest corner of the state, but also by providing medical facilities of the highest order, keeping pace with rapid technological developments in the field of medicine.

Address: 1st floor, Vikas Bhawan, Bailey Road, Patna-800015
Secretary- Phone: 0621-2290328
Secretary, Family welfare-0621-2217681
State Drug Controller-Phone: 2217110

Other Important Government Offices in Patna

Food and Consumer Protection Department, Governemnt of Bihar
Address: Old Secretariat, PO-Sachivalaya, Patna-800015
Phone: 0612-2217799; 0612-2239760;

Social Welfare Department
Address: 3, South Gandhi maidan,
Behind Residence of Police Superintendent Gramin, Bihar, Patna -01
Phone: 0612-2323239, Fax: 0612-2323240
Mobile: 9473191460

Women Development Corporation
Address: 3rd Floor, Indira Bhawan Patna
Phone: 0612-2537843, Fax: 0612-2534096
Mobile: 9955998001

Bihar State Social Welfare Board
Address: Barrack-9, Near Pond Old Secretariat
Phone: 0612-2217554
Mobile: 8227815844

Bihar State Educational Infrastructure Development Corporation
Address: Acharya Shivpujan Sahay Path,
Bihar Rashtrabhasha Parishad Campus,
Shiksha Bhawan, Saidpur, Patna-800004
Ph: 0612-2910314
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    Ranjeet Kumar from Patna 1057 Days ago

    Dear sir, I am resident of ward no 3.Some people are constructing there own building on my private road forcefully.They are not ready to left an inch of land for roadbroadness. Where should I to make complain regarding this?

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    Bittu kumar sharma from Patna 1092 Days ago

    Sir, we are resident of ward no.1 . We are facing problem of not having drainage system in this ward. We are trebily got tension of waste water disposal. So kindly sir take some action to solve this problem quickly as this problem increasing day by day. Thanks.

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    Sandeep kraft Singh from Patna 1293 Days ago

    An anti encroachment drive was conducted by the civil authorities at Exhibition Road connecting Frazer Road on 11.8.2017.It now turns out that the whole excercise was a farce.The same people have again started to settle there.

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    arvind kumar upadhyaya from patna 1305 Days ago

    SirWe aee resident of ward no.38. Opp jaipur hotel behind the police check post.we are facing a lot of problem due to water logging since a long time just in font of our sir we request u kindly do the needful and instruct the concerned supervisor to look into this matter and obligrd us.Thanx and looking forward for ur positive response.

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