Public Utility Services in Barnala

Water Tank under Construction in Barnala

Barnala has always been a politically important city. If we look back into its history, we will see that it was actually the first capital of the kingdom that Baba Ala Singh established in the beginning of the eighteenth century. Even when the capital was shifted to Patiala, the importance of Barnala was not much diminished. Today, it is the headquarters of the district of the same name. Consequently, the utility and services offered to the residence of this town has always been quite adequate.

Water Supply and Sanitation in Barnala

Although water supply and sanitation falls under the ambit of Barnala municipality, Government of Punjab has also extended their help to augment water supply to Barnala and its surrounding villages. Water Supply and Sewerage Board of Barnala is working in tandem with other departments to offer quality service to the residents. Indeed, there has been a marked endeavor to reduce the dependence on underground water, which may contain harmful chemicals and increase the supply of surface water for human consumption. Rain water harvesting is also a priority for the government.

Sanitation is another important program taken up by the authorities. It involves collection, storage and disposal of human excreta as well as solid wastes generated by households, industrial houses and hospitals of the locality. Drainage of waste water is another important part of this project. Here too the government is doing its best to offer adequate services to the residents of the town.

Electric Supply in Barnala

Electricity in Barnala is supplied by the state-owned Punjab State Electricity Board. It has its unit located on Dhanaula Road. Following are some important phone numbers for the customers to take note of;

Power Cut Enquiry for Handiaya Grid: 01679-230-002, 96461-19010
Complaint Office: 01679-230-313, 96461-10672
Executive Engineer, PSEB: 96461-10024
Junior Engineer, PSEB: 96460-10674
Sub-Divisional Officer, PSEB: 96461-10097

Postal and Courier Services in Barnala

Post Office Barnala

The main post office in Barnala is located on Pakka Collage Road at the junction of Sadar Bazaar Road and P C Road. The railway station is located in its close vicinity.  Besides, there are three other sub post offices located at different points of the town for carrying out official work as well as delivery of mail. In all the service rendered by the Postal Department is quite satisfactory.

Other than the official postal service run by the government of India, Barnala is served by a number of private courier companies. Following is the name and addresses of few such companies:

Blue Dart

K V Complex
Handiaya Bazaar
Barnala
Pin: 148101
Phone No: 98151-49651

DTDC
Handiaya Bazaar
Barnala
Pin: 148101
Phone: 93571-01133, 1679-500-100

Madhur Courier Service
S D Sabvha Complex
Handiaya Bazaar
Barnala
Pin: 148101
Phone: 98760-36947

On Dot Courier
Jain Market
Sadar Bazaar
Barnala
Pin: 148101
Phone:  1679-325796, 93164-10112

Trackon Couriers

Behind Nehru Statue
Sadaar Bazaar
Barnala
Pin: 148101
Phone: 98726-32060, 1679-242-511

Overnight Courier

Shop No: 10
Basement
K V Complex
Handiaya Bazaar
Barnala
Pin: 148101
Phone No: 1679-500971

Speed and Safe Courier

K C Road
Barnala
Pin: 148101
Phone No: 94174-65245

Media in Barnala

Barnala is served adequately both by regular and online news papers. The Tribune, published from state capital Chandigarh is one of the most popular newspaper in Barnala. Besides, there is the Punjab Plus with its head office in Ludhiana. Hindustan Times, Dainik Bhaskar, Dainik Jagran, Punjab Kesari, Jag Bani, Des Sewak, Aj Di Awaj etc are some of the popular news papers that cover the town.

Telecom and Broadband Services in Barnala

As in rest of the country, BSNL is a major telecom service provider here. The city is also served by other big players such as Vodophone, Airtel, Reliance, Tata, Idea Cellular etc. Apart from providing telecom connections, these companies also provide broadband services to their customers. Beside them, Siffy Broadband is another big player in broadband sector.

Gas Agencies in Barnala

Barnala is serviced by all major LPG suppliers of the country such as Indane, HP and Bharat gas. Following are the names and contact details of cooking gas agencies in Barnala:

Barnala Gas Service
Dhanaula Road
Barnala
Pin: 148101
Phone: 1679-234-842

K B Gas Service
Handiaya Bazaar
Old Bus Stand
Barnala
Pin: 148101
Phone: 1679-231-837

New Agarwal
Barnala
Pin: 148101
Phone No: 1679-241-755

Punsup Gas Agency

Kartar Road
Barnala
Pin: 148101
Phone: 1679-232-689

P K Kansal and Company

Barnala
Pin: 148101
Phone No: 1679-230-080

Passport Agents in Barnala

People wanting to go on a foreign tour can contact the passport office at 1800-258-1800.
Besides, there are number of passport agents in Barnala. Following is the name and contact details of some such agencies:

Alishan Destination Shop

Rambagh Road
Barnala
Pin: 148101

Gupta Tours and Travels
Sadar Bazaar
Near Bhagat Singh Chowk
Barnala
Pin: 148101

Shri Ganesh Transport & Passport Adviser

Corner Punjabi Jutti Market
Sadar Bazaar
Barnala
Pin: 148101
Phone No: 1679-231-105
Mobile: 9888101194, 9888102608

Currency Exchange in Barnala

Barnala also have a number of officially recognized currency exchange agency. Following is the name and contact details of some of them:

Duggal Money Changer
Near Aggersain Chowk
Barnala
Pin: 148101
Phone No: 1679-231-913, 98728-38913

Gupta Watch and Radio
Sadaar Bazaar
Barnala
Pin: 148101
Phone No: 1679-230-591, 1679-233-616

Jiwan Silk Store
Sadaar Bazaar
Barnala
Pin: 148101
Phone No: 1679-233-478

Lachhman Das Ashok Kumar
Near Gaushala
Barnala
Pin: 148101
Phone No: 1679-241-486, 1679-237-786

Grap Money Exchanger
Old Dadu Ice Factory
Near Geeta Bhawan
Saheed Bhagat Singh Road
Barnala
Pin: 148101
Phone No: 1679-502-354, 98720-91849

L D Forex
New Bus Stand Road
Barnala
Pin: 148101
Phone No: 1679-241-486, 96462-60180

Sat Pal Saraf
Sadaar Bazaar
Barnala
Pin: 148101
Phone No: 1679-232-615

Som Brothers

Sadaar Bazaar
Barnala
Pin: 148101
Phone No: 1679-231-097

Banking Services in Barnala

Since trade and commerce is the mainstay of economy in Barnala, the banking service is truly high here. All major banks have opened their branches in this town.

Real Estate Services in Barnala

As in other cities in India, the value of the real estate is increasing day by day and so is the demand for properties in and around the city. Today, there are number of property dealers in Barnala. One can get access to good properties through them.

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    Mohammed Saleem from Barnala 182 Days ago

    My electricity in house no B 11 2459, Ram Bag road struck off since 2000 hr on 03 Oct 2018.prahaps line defects are from meter.Meter is 300 feet away from my house.Pl check my line at the earliest.Thanks & Regards.

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