Government Bodies in LucknowLucknow is home to a number of central and state government bodies which offer a range of utility and administrative services to the residents of the city. They are centrally located and easily accessible from all parts of Lucknow. They include:
Central Bureau of Investigation
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) was set up the Government of India to investigate any case related to corruption and bribery, major frauds relating to Government of India departments, violation of Central fiscal laws, public joint stock companies, serious crimes committed by organised gangs and professional criminals, passport frauds, crimes on the Airlines and crimes on the high seas. The CBI consist of an anti-corruption division and investigation, legal and general division, a technical division, and statistics division, an administration division and crime records. The organization is headed by a Director who is assisted by special directors, ACBs and ACs.
The CBI is located at:
5th Floor, UP Samaj Kalyan Nirman Nigam Building
TC-46/V, Vibhuti Khand, Gomti Nagar
Tel: 91 522 2304940
Bureau of India Standards
The Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) oversees the development of activities which include standardization, marking and quality certification of goods and matters connected with those functions. These extend to standards formulation, product certification, laboratory services, consumer related activities, promotional activities, training, information dissemination and mobilization of financial resources. Apart from its headquarters in New Delhi, the BIS maintains regional offices and branch offices.
The Bureau of Indian Standards is located at:
B-2, 4th floor, PICUP Bhawan
Vibhuti Khand, Gomti Nagar
Lucknow – 226010
Tel: 91 522 2728942, 91 9792774773
Central Administrative Tribunal
The Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT) deals with the adjudication of disputes connected with recruitment, conditions of appointments of public service and posts with the government of India, state or local authorities. The CAT was set up to expedite such matters and provide relief to those concerned. Its chairman is a sitting or retired judge of a High Court. Also on the panel are 16 vice-chairmen and 49 members.
The Central Administrative Tribunal is located at:
2, Rana Pratap Marg
Moti Mahal, Lucknow – 226001
Directorate of Tourism
The Directorate of Tourism is the Uttar Pradesh government’s tourism department tasked with the job of promoting the state and developing various tourists’ circuits. It has identified the circuits of Braj-Agra, Awadh-Ayodhya, Allahabad-Varanasi and the Buddhist circuit for further development. Lucknow draws a large number of tourists and plays a vital role in the state’s tourism. The state’s tourism policy lays emphasis on development of tourism as an important industry by improving the quality of services and infrastructure in various tourist spots.
The Directorate of Tourism is located at:
Rajashri Purushottamdas Tandon Pryatan Bhavan
C-13, Vipin Khand, Gomti Nagar
Lucknow – 226010
Tel: 91 522 2307037, 91 2308993, 91 9415609453
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Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation
The Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation (UPPC) is a public utility tasked with the role of supplying reliable and cost efficient electricity to every citizen of Uttar Pradesh. It is headed by a Chairman and Managing Director who is assisted by an Assistant Managing Director who has under him various regional and local heads. The UPPC’s mandate is to attract private investments, promote competition and efficiency and facilitate sustainable development of the power sector. The state government’s reform programme envisages itself withdrawing from the power sector as owner, operator and regulator of the utilities and to have commercially operated utilities functioning in a competitive and appropriately regulated power market.
The Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation is located at:
Shakti Bhawan, 14, Ashok Marg,
Tel: 91 522 2287701-03
Lucknow Jal Sansthan
The Lucknow Jal Sansthan provides water supply and sewerage services to the residents of Lucknow. It operates and maintains head works for water supply and distribution of drinking water to households and public conveniences. It also creates awareness of water conservation methods such as rainwater harvesting.
The Lucknow Jal Sansthan is located at:
Vipul Khand, Gomti Nagar
Lucknow - 226010
Tel: 91 522 2230138