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The state of Karnataka is known for its beautiful tourist destinations. The state is endowed with rich natural sources and beauty. From small charming hill stations to vibrant urban centers, one can find everything over here.

Due to the flourishing tourism industry over here, the government has taken many conscious efforts and steps to improve the stay of the visitors in the state. Therefore, one can find all the important public utility and emergency services in Karnataka so that they have a trouble free stay over here.

Also check out the various services in following major cities of Karnataka: Tumakuru | Dharwad | Ballari | Bangalore | Mysore | Mangaluru



Fire Emergency Services in Karnataka

Emergency services in Karnataka


The State Fire Services in Karnataka was initially launched in 1942 in North and South Bangalore under the administration of the Police Department. Later, due to re-organization of the state, other cities including Bellary, Hospet, Mangalore, Udupi and Raichur were also added. The department started functioning independently in 1965 under the Karnataka Fire Force Act 1964. Under this act, an independent Directorate of Fire and Emergency Services was established on 5th November 1965. One can even dial the toll free number – 101 in Karnataka to avail fire services in the state.

The main objective of the Fire and Emergency Department in Karnataka is to

  • To provide efficient Fire Fighting, Safe Evacuation and Fire Preventive measures to the citizens of the state.
  • To reach the affected destination within a span of 3 minutes.
  • To increase the number of fire stations in the state by placing hi-tech vehicles and equipments in the stations.
  • By adopting location finding gadgets in every emergency vehicle
  • To continuously improve the service conditions by implementing reforms
  • To live up to the motto of “We Serve to Save”
Currently, there are 168 fire stations spread across the state, out of which, 31 were established in 2012. The Fire Department in Karnataka also has various rescue vans stationed in Bangalore, Mysore, Gulbarga, Mangalore, Mandya, Hassan and Chamrjanagar.

Some of the main fire stations in Karnataka are:

Fire Station, South Bangalore: 080 22971525
Fire Station, Kolar: 08152 243222
Fire Station, North Bangalore: 080 22971527
Fire Station, Mysore: 0821 2495101
Fire Station, Mandya: 08232 224818
Fire Station, Hassan: 08172 240777
Fire Station, Chamarajanagar: 08226 222661
Fire Station, Tumkur: 0816 2283101
Fire Station, Chikkaballapur: 08156 274322
Fire Station, Devanagere: 08192 258101
Fire Station, Haveri: 08375 232666
Fire Station, Mangalore: 0824 2423333
Fire Station, Udupi: 0820 2520333
Fire Station, Shimoga: 08182 222888
Fire Station, Karwar: 08382 226655
Fire Station, Hubli: 0836 2322555
Fire Station, Belgaum: 0831 2429441
Fire Station, Bellary: 08392 266001
Fire Station, Raichur: 08532 235999
Fire Station, Gulbarga: 08472 220101
Fire Station, Bidar: 08482 226500
Fire Station, Bijapur: 08352 270160



Also see various fire fighting services in following cities: Mangalore | Bangalore

Blood Banks in Karnataka

All the blood banks in Karnataka store almost all blood groups and can be contacted easily in case of an emergency.

Here are some major blood banks in the state of Karnataka:

Bagalkot Blood Bank, Bagalkot: 08354-220420/9448939708
HSK Hospital Blood Bank, Bagalkot: 08354 220420
Mahaveer Blood Bank, Belgaum: 2430759/9480275212
Rotary Charitable Trust Blood Bank, Belgaum: 0831-08338 221377
B.C. Ajari Memorial The Rotary Blood Bank, Belgaum: 08332 229111 / 226733
Smt. Vasantidevi Baldota Blood Bank, Bellary: 08394 232002/ 231901
Lion's Blood Bank, Bijapur: 08352 224278/ 252411
Sharada Dhanavantari Charitable Hosptial Blood Bank, Chikmagulur: 08265-250168
District Hospital Blood Bank, Chitradurga: 08194-234710/ 9538948942
K.V.G Medical College Hospital Blood Bank, Dakshin Kannada: 0824 230326
Rotary Campco Blood Bank, Dakshin Kannada: 08251 234343
Davanagere Blood Bank, Davanagere: 08192 236655
Bapuji Hospital Blood Bank, Davanagere: 08192 266016
HKES Blood Bank Organisation, Gulbarga: 08472-247955
District Hospital Blood Bank, Gulbarga: 08472-227862
Sri. Chamarajendra District Hospital Blood Bank, Hassan: 08172 233677/ 268444
R.L. Jalappa Medical College Hospital, Kolar: 08152 210605
District Hospital, Kodagu: 08272-223445
District Hospital Blood Bank, Mandya: 08232-224040
Transfusion Ex-servicemen Blood Bank and Laboratory, Mysore: 0821 2561246
Holdsworth Memorial Mission Hospital Blood Bank, Mysore: 0821 2446644
Kamakshi Hospital Blood Bank, Mysore: 0821 2545981/ 2545982
Medical College Hospital and Research Centre Blood Bank, Raichur: 08532 223448
Indian Medical Association Blood Bank, Raichur: 08532 238205
Red Cross Sanjeevini Blood Bank, Shimoga: 08182 228855
Tumkur Central Belli Blood Bank, Tumkur: 0816 2252777
District Hospital Blood Bank, Udupi: 0820 2922331
Akshay Voluntary Blood Bank, Bangalore: 080-22266807
K.C. General Hospital Blood Bank, Bangalore: 080 23343791
Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology Blood Bank, Bangalore: 080 26094082
Fortis Hospitals Limited, Bangalore: 080 66214444
Navarang Blood Bank, Bangalore: 080 23511966
Ocean Blood Bank, Bangalore: 9886650523
Mallige Blood Bank Mahabodhi Malligi Hospital, Bangalore: 26579999
Life Save Blood Bank of Kalpavruksha, Bangalore: 080 25618587








Ambulance Services in Karnataka

Efficient ambulance services are very important for any city to smoothly function. One dial the toll free hotline number for ambulances – 102 to avail quick ambulance services in the state. Alternatively, you can also directly contact the hospitals.

Here are some hospitals in the state of Karnataka that provide swift and efficient Ambulance Services:

Comprehensive Trauma Consortium: 1062 / 25202222
Jayadeva Heart Brigade: 1051
Rotary Life Saving Brigade: 1050
Ambi Care: 23323560
Ambu Centre: 26342063
Bangalore Baptist Hospital: 23330322 / 23330323
Bangalore Children's Hospital & Research Centre: 2860252 / 28600552
Bangalore Hospital: 26562753 / 26565494
Bhagwan Mahaveer Jain Hospital, Bangalore: 22207640 / 22207649
Bowring and Lady Curzon Hospital, Bangalore: 25591325 / 25591362
Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Medical College Hospital: 25465860 / 25463442
D G Hospital: 26696179
Garden City Hospital: 26346555 / 26632838
Gayathri Hospital: 23355201 / 23352085
Hosmat: 25593796 / 25593797
Indian Red Cross Society: 2264205 / 22268435
Indira Gandhi Institute of Child Health Hospital: 26342421 / 26343143
Karnataka Red Cross Society: 22268435 / 22264205
Lakeside Hospital: 25360823 / 25366723
Mallige Medical Centre: 22261135 / 2203333
Mallya Hospital: 22242325 / 22277979
Manipal Hospital & Heart Foundation: 25266646 / 25268901
Narayana Hrudayalaya: 27835000 / 27835001
Nightingales Home Health Service: 23548444 / 23548555
Panacea Hospital: 23228644 / 23235577
Ramakrishna Nursing Home: 26633148
Sagar Apollo Hospital: 26536700 / 26536701
Santosh Diagnostic & Scan Centre: 25542425 / 25567707
Sanjay Gandhi Accident Hospital & Research Institute: 26564516
Sree Chowdeswari Ambulance Service: 23367925
St. Martha's Hospital: 22274541 / 22275081
St. Philomean's Hospital: 25577047 / 25577046
St. John's Ambulance Association: 22223384 / 22295631
Sushruta Ambulance Service: 23447666 / 23340152
Trinity Hospital & Heart Foundation: 26563996
Victoria Hospital: 26701150 / 26703294
Wockhardt Hospital & Heart Institute: 22261037 / 22281146
Yellamma Dasappa Hospital: 22225663 / 22225642


Also check out ambulance services in following cities: Karnataka | Shivamogga | Mangalore | Bengaluru
 

Banking Services in Karnataka

The state of Karnataka is often known as the cradle of banking in the country. This is because seven of major banks in India, namely, Canara Bank, Vijaya bank, Corporation Bank, Syndicate Bank, Vysya Bank, Karnataka Bank and State Bank of Mysore originated from this state. The district of Udupi and Dakshin Kannada have the best distribution of the bank branches, that is, one bank branch for every 500 persons.

With the nationalization of the banks in the country between 1969 and 1980, many banks cam under the control of the Indian Government. While State Bank of Mysore, Vijaya Bank, Canara Bank and Vysya Bank have their headquarters at Bangalore, Karnataka Bank and Corporation Bank have their headquarters in Mangalore and Syndicate Bank at Manipal.

Other important banks in Karnataka include Indian Bank, Citi Bank, ICICI Bank, Standard Chartered Bank and HDFC Bank.

Also check out the list of various banks in following cities: Hampi | Raichur | Tumakuru | Dharwad | Ballari | Bangalore

Police Services in Karnataka

The Law enforcement agency in the state is known as Karnataka State Police, headed by the Director of General Police, who is followed by Additional Director of General Police. Each district in the state is under of the charge of a Superintendent of Police.

Currently there are 906 police stations with 230 Circle Offices, 31 DPOs and 91 SDPOs. Each police station is under the charge of an Inspector, 2-4 Sub-Inspectors, Assistant Sub-Inspectors, Head Constables and Police Constables. In rural regions, the police stations are headed by a Sub-Inspector. Moreover, these rural police stations are divided into circles, which are further divided into sub-divisions that are headed by Deputy Superintendents of Police.

Important Contact Information:
Emergency Contact Number: 100
Emergency Traffic and Accidents Number - 103
DG’s Office: 22211777 / 22937011 / 22942595
Website: www.ksp.gov.in


Tourist Helpline Numbers in Karnataka


Badami House

Main Booking Office & Tour Starting Point:
Opp. Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike Office, N.R. Square,
Bangalore 560 002
Tel:080-4334 4334, 4334 4337, 089706 50070 (6.00 am to 8.30pm)
Fax: 080-4334 4353
Email: [email protected]

Karnataka Tourism House

A One-Stop-Shop
No. 8, Papanna Lane, St. Mark's Road,
Bangalore 560 001
Tel: 080-4346 4351/ 52/ 53, 089706 50071 (10.00 am to 8.00 pm)
Email: [email protected]

Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation

Corporate Office
49, 2nd Floor, Khanija Bhavan,
Race Course Road,
Bangalore 560 001
Tel: 080-2235 2901 / 02 / 03, 2235 2384. (10.00 am to 5.30pm)
Fax: 080-2235 2963
Email: [email protected]

KSTDC M.G.Road booking office

2nd Floor,Shrungar shopping Complex,
M.G road, Bangalore-560001
Tel: 087222 21000 (10.00 am to 6.00 pm)
Email: sales@ Karnatakaholidays.net
Kempegowda Bus Station (Majestic)
Tel: 080- 2235 6246 / 089706 50075 (8.00 am to 9.00 pm)

City Railway Station (Majestic)

Tel: 080-2287 0068 / 089706 50078 (8.00 am to 9.00 pm)

Bengaluru International Airport, Devanahalli

Tel: 089706 50072 (Round the clock)

KSTDC Transport Wing

C/o Karnataka Hotels Yatrinivas Mysore
No.2, Jhansi Rani Laxmi Bai Road, Mysore 570 005
Tel: 0821-242 3652, 089706 50116 (7.00 am to 9.00 pm)


KSTDC Transport Wing, Hospet

Shivananda Lodge Complex, College Road,
Hospet 583 201
Tel: 08394- 221 008, 9980858699, 9480722902 (10.00 am to 6.00 pm)


KSTDC Booking Counter (Do T Office)

Corporation Commercial Block, 1st Block, Lalbagh,
Mangalore – 575003.
Tel: 0824 2451888, 8970650039

KSTDC Information & Booking, Chennai

No.2, Wallajah Road, Near Kalaivanar
Arangam, TTDC Complex, Chennai 600 002
Tel: 044 – 2536 0055/ 089706 50118 (10.00 am to 6.00 pm)


KSTDC Information & Booking Counter

Behind Head Post office,
Next to Sona Hotel, Smrithi Building, 1st Floor,
Panjim, Goa – 403001
Tel: 08600577625


Also check out the emergency services in other major cities of Karnataka:
Bangelore | Mysore | Mangalore | Shivamogga | Raichur | Tumakuru | Dharwad | Ballari | Mysore

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