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Emergencies in Kangra

Emergency Services in Kangra
Emergencies can take place anytime anywhere. That is why it is important to keep certain emergency numbers at hand. However, of all the emergency service providers, the police department always comes first. Whatever is the nature of emergency, they always show the light.

Police in Kangra

The city police station is located near the junction of Kangra Main Market Road and NH 88.  If you are moving towards Old Kangra from the New Bus Sand it falls on your right. Following are the contact details of the police station in Kangra.

Police Station

Kangra Main Market Road
Near Tehsil Chowk
City: Kangra
District: Kangra
State: Himachal Pradesh
Pin Code: 176001
Phone No: 01892-265-022
Email Id: police.kanga-hp@nic.in

It is to be noted the head of the police force in any district is the Superintendent of Police and he generally resides at the district headquarters; in this case, Dharamshala. In any emergency, one can also contact the following officers at the given numbers:

Superintendent of Police, Kangra
Phone Number: 01892-222244
Mobile No:  94180-83002
Email Id: sp-kan-hp@nic.in

Additional Superintendent of Police:
Phone No: 01892-220150
Mobile No: 01892-222129
Email Id: asp-kan-hp@nic.in

Fire Station in Kangra

At present the fire department in Kangra is operating from rented premises. However, the government plans to shift the department to its own building very soon. Following is the contact details of the Fire Brigade in Kangra. In case of any emergency you can call them at the following address:

Fire Brigade
Adarsh colony
Shimla Kangra Road
City: Kangra
District: Kangra
State: Himachal Pradesh
Pin Code: 176001
Phone No: 01892-264-859

Disaster Management in Kangra

Landslides are very common here. As the city is located in the confluence of two rivers, flash floods cannot be ruled out either.

However, the government of Himachal Pradesh now have detailed disaster management plan. Although the Chief Minister of the State is in charge of Disaster Management, in general, the District Commissioner has been empowered by the law to take the first step. Therefore, if you find yourself in the middle of any kind of natural or man-made disaster, you may contact him at the following numbers:

Phone numbers of the District Commissioner
Office Phone Number: 01892-222-103
Fax No: 01892-223-321
Residential Number: 01892-224-950
Mobile Number: 94180-14333

At the local level, you can also contact the SDM. Following is his contact details

Office of Sub Divisional Magistrate

Housing Board Colony
Shimla Kangra Road (NH 88)
City: Kangra
District: Kangra
State: Himachal Pradesh
Pin Code: 176001
Office Phone No: 01892-265-024
Residential Phone No: 01892-265-429
Email Id: sdmkan-kan-hp@nic.in

In case of extreme emergency, you can also contact the Chief Secretary, Himachal Pradesh at the following number:

Chief Executive Officer, SDMA,
Himachal Pradesh Secretariat
City: Shimla
Pin Code: 171002.
Phone No: 0177-262-1022

Other Emergency Contacts in Kangra

Following are some other numbers that may come handy if there is an emergency in Kangra. 

Electric Enquiry and Complain: 01892-265-044
Water Supply and Complaint:  01892-262-079
Postal Enquiry: 01892-265-029
Hospital Enquiry: 01892-265-054
Ambulance Service: 01892-265-054
Roadways: 01892-265-366
Temple Officer: 01892-265-073
Municipal Council:
HRTC Enquiry: 01892-265-129
Airport (Gaggal) Enquiry: 01892-232-374
Cooking Gas Enquiry:  01892-265-366

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