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Utilities and Services in Kolhapur

The local administration of Kolhapur is committed in providing excellent services to its citizens and has taken every step in introducing and improving the public utilities and services in Kolhapur. Like any other major city, Kolhapur to has an efficient system for providing services like water supply, electricity, transport and other essential services which makes Kolhapur one of the most sought out places to stay and visit.


Important Services for the Public in Kolhapur

Courier Services in Kolhapur

A courier service provides a very reliable, fast and cost effective way of sending documents, parcels, permitted goods etc from one city to another or from one country to another.

The courier service system in Kolhapur delivers a parcel within a day or two if it has to be delivered within India and if it’s an international courier the parcel is delivered within 4-6 business days.

Thus, people of Kolhapur can rely on courier services for sending their business documents or personal parcels nationally as well as internationally.

List of Courier Companies in Kolhapur

Internet Services in Kolhapur

The Internet revolution has changed the way people live their lives, work or even socialize, irrespective of their age, education, background or status, Internet has made the world connected and a wonderful place to live in.

In today's times with regular advancement in technology high speed internet access is easily available at reasonable rates.Internet service providers connect you to the internet by different mediums depending on your choice i.e by satellite, cable, phone line, fiber optics or through a wireless connection.

Today, in Kolhapur there are many players in this space and you can find out about their services from your local internet service provider.

Also See: Various Internet Providers in Kolhapur

Property and Real Estate Agents in Kolhapur

Kolhapur city has many property dealers and real estate agents who provide their service for selling or buying property in and around Kolhapur district.

If you are visiting Kolhapur for a few months on official purpose or business trip etc, many estate agents will help you getting rental facilities or paying guest facilities in good residential societies and complexes. Furthermore if you want to invest in industrial estates, commercial spaces or agricultural land you can visit these dealers and find the best deals they have.

Here in Kolhapur the property dealers and real estate agents are very efficient and fair in their dealings and will get you the best market price available.

List of Property Dealers in Kolhapur

Transport Facilities in Kolhapur

Kolhapur's local transportation system offers a convenient and cost effective way of traveling. The KMT bus service, auto rickshaws, taxi and train services are the primary mode of transport for the general public while traveling in and around Kolhapur.

The KMT (Kolhapur Municipal Transport) buses services are run within the city limits of Kolhapur and the minimum fare is Rs. 5/- for the first two kilometers.Daily commuters can seek concessional passes which are available in weekly, fortnightly, monthly and quarterly passes for travelling purpose.While the S.T.(State Transport) buses can be used to travel to villages and towns within Kolhapur district or for intercity travel.

Auto-rickshaws are the best option for getting around Kolhapur city as it is easily available. Auto-rickshaw drivers in Kolhapur are generally friendly and they follow the meter system of payment for traveling anywhere within the city limits. If you are a tourist and touring Kolhapur city auto-rickshaws is the best mode of commuting cost-effectively and fast from one place to another. Another way of traveling around Kolhapur is by taxis. The general meter taxis are available, but they are not commonly used by the local citizens of Kolhapur.

Passenger train shuttle services are run on a daily basis between Kolhapur - Pune and Kolhapur -Miraj and is convenient mode of traveling for intercity travelers and local citizens who are working in nearby cities nearby cities near Kolhapur.

Healthcare in Kolhapur

Kolhapur has developed a systematic and effective healthcare system by providing easy access to good doctors and hospitals for its residents irrespective from which section of society they belong to.

With public and private hospitals playing an important role in promoting and insuring a healthier population by reducing premature deaths, minimizing the effects of diseases, injuries and disabilities.

Apart from having well equipped government hospitals like the CPR Hospital there are many private and multi specialty hospitals in Kolhapur offering the services in par with any other hospitals in major cities of India.

Other healthcare services within Kolhapur are the Homeopathy clinics for people who would prefer alternative treatment. Many yoga and meditation centers have sprung up across Kolhapur for helping people lead healthy and stress free lives. Good dental services and eye care clinics are easily available across Kolhapur city. There is easy availability of chemist shops which includes 24 hours chemist shops in Kolhapur. Round the clock availability of emergency services like blood banks, ambulance services and other important medical services.

Also See: Various Heathcare Services in the Kolhapur

Electricity Supply in Kolhapur

The electrical supply in Kolhapur is managed by the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MAHADISCOM). Kolhapur city receives continuous power supply and load shedding time is minimal for about 2 hours in a day.But load shedding time in villages and towns in Kolhapur district differ from 3 to 8 hours in a day.

With Kolhapur district growing infrastructure and population, demand for a more effective electricity network is the need of the hour so the state electricity distribution companies Kolhapur unit is going to set up four power substations in Shiroli industrial area, Mangalwar Peth, Kalamba and New Shahupuri areas to provide uninterrupted power supply.

Water Supply in Kolhapur

The Water Supply Department, which comes under the Kolhapur Municipal Corporation supplies water to various parts of the city and the district of Kolhapur.The administration draws water from Panchganga river which is a tributary of river Krishna and supplies it to the city and district areas of Kolhapur after treatment.

Kolhapur is blessed with a good rainfall i.e. average 1025mm and gets abundant water supply from a number of rivers flowing through Kolhapur district which supports the sugarcane farming and other agricultural produce.

Recently the state government of Maharashtra has started a special water supply scheme for the city under which water will be supplied directly from the Kalammawadi dam. This project is under way and has been designed considering the city’s water requirement of 238 million litres daily (MLD) in the year 2045, as against the present need of 120 (MLD).

Post Offices in Kolhapur

Kolhapur Head Post Office,
Raman Mala Road,Tarabai Park,
Kolhapur - 416003.
Phone: (0231) - 2656830 / 2656970.
Timings - Monday to Friday: 10:00 a.m - 03:00 p.m,
Saturday: 10:00 a.m - 01:00 p.m, Sunday: Closed.

Kolhapur City Post Office,
Karvir Taluk,
Kolhapur - 416012.
Phone: (0231) - 2628005.
MIDC Kagal India Post Office
Kagal, Kolhapur - 416236.
Phone: (0231) - 2305299.

Kolhapur Railway Station Post Office (Dak Ghar).
Kolhapur Railway Station,
Kolhapur - 416001.
Phone: 1800 - 11 - 2011 (Toll Free Call Centre for International Mails).
Email :

Ambewadi Post Office

Karveer, Ambewadi Post,
Kolhapur - 416229.
Phone: (0231) - 2452764.   

Post Office: Shivaji Peth.
Near Ubha Maruti Chowk,
Shivaji Peth,
Kolhapur - 416012.
Phone : (0231) - 2628005.

Post Office: Warananagar
Taluka Panhala, Warananagar,
Kolhapur - 416113.
Phone: (02328) - 224425.

Post Office: Rankala.
Post Office Type: Sub Office.
Postmaster, Post Office Rankala,
Kolhapur - 416012.

Post Office: Mangalwar Peth.
Post Office Type: Sub Office.
Postmaster, Mangalwar Peth,
Kolhapur - 416012.

Akiwate Industrial Estate India Post Office
Shirol, Kolhapur - 416144.
Phone: (0230) - 2420483.

Other Important Services

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