The capital city Delhi is well equipped with various public utility services for its people. From world’s best hospitals to the restaurants serving the spiciest of food, from postal and electrical services to the chain of largest of banks, from infrastructural utilities to emergency services everything you look for, is effortlessly available in Delhi. Here is an exhaustive list of few of the important public utility services in Delhi:
Delhi is home to the worlds finest of hospitals in the form of AIIMS (All India Institute of Medical Science), Fortis hospital, Ram Manohar Lohiya hospital, Gangaram Hospital, Apollo hospital and many more. All these hospitals have the facilities 24*7 ambulance service. Delhi also has some major blood banks and eye banks of the country serving the patients in emergency situations.
Banking Services/ ATM
Multiple branches of all the major India banks like State Bank of India, Punjab National Bank, Axis Bank, HDFC, ICICI and many more are spread across the capital city. In addition to the Indian banks, there are many foreign banks and the banks provided by the foreign embassies for easy and effective exchange of currency. The trouble of carrying your money in the wallet is also saved by the ATMs of all the major banks setup in every corner of the city.
Restaurants/ Home Delivery in Delhi
The foodie Delhi is famous for its mouth watering delicacies. The city delights diners with few of India's best eatery zones from roadside food stalls to multi cuisine restaurants. Home delivery of food is the latest trend in the city making the food come to your doorsteps. There are hundreds of restaurants and bakery spread across the city that provides the home delivery services. Delivery of pizzas, burgers and fast food is most popular with outlets of brands like Dominos, Pizza Hut, KFC and Mcdonalds coming up with their home delivery service.
Fire Service / Bomb disposal squad in Delhi
Emergency services such as fire service and bomb disposal squad is available for the public 24*7 to tackle all the undesirable situations. Delhi Fire Service makes complete justice with its motto of “We Serve to Save” by responding to more than 22,000 fire/rescue calls every year. The fearless bomb disposal squad too has saved the city many times from the alarming situations.
No one can underestimate the power of press and especially not in the capital of world’s largest democracy. Both electronic and print media have a major part to play Delhi’s day to day life.
Postal Services and Courier Services in Delhi
India has the largest postal network in the world and Delhi has many post offices providing facilities of general or registered mail, speed post, express post, parcel post, e post and EMS. Post Offices also offer post office savings schemes like Recurring Deposits, NSC (National Savings Certificate), Kisan Vikas Patra and Term Deposits. Domestic and international courier services are popular in the city with major private courier firms of First Flight, Blue Dart, DTDC, Fed Ex, Trackon, Blazeflash and many more.
Municipal Services in Delhi
The three major municipal bodies of the National Capital Territory (NCT) of Delhi - Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD), Delhi Cantonment Board and New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) aims at providing better quality of social and communal welfare facilities. More emphasis is laid on promotion of art & culture, environmental improvement, cleaning & greening campaigns.
Delhi Jal Board and Delhi Development Authority
Delhi Development Authority (DDA)was setup to promote and secure the effective development of they city. Delhi Jal Board (DJB) aims at providing proper and surplus water supply to the city by effectively using the water collected from river Yamuna, Bhakhra Storage, Upper Ganga Canal and ground water. DJB also deals with the collection and treatment of sewage.
Telecom Services in Delhi
Delhi is well connected with rest of the world by the telecommunications services from prominent public and private telecom service providers like MTNL Delhi, Vodafone, Airtel, Aircel, Tata Indicom/ Tata Docomo, Reliance and Idea.