Administration in SasaramThe city of Sher Shah, Sasaram is one of the important cities of Western Bihar. Apart from being one of the famous tourist destinations, proud part of UNESCO World Heritage Site, Sasaram is also the headquarters for the Rohtas District. Sasaram was made the Headquarters for Rohtas District when Rohtas was given a status of District curved out from the existing Shahbad district. The Tomb of Sher Shah Suri is the most famous place of the ancient city. The history of the city goes back to the early days and the name of Sasaram can be found in the ancient Indian textbooks. The city is situated in the Central Plateau. The city is bestowed with yielded fields and is a agriculture centred city. The transportation of the city is equally significant and it comes on the route New Delhi to Kolkata Railway route and also situated on the Grand Trunk Road or National Highway-2.
General Administration of SasaramSasaram is the headquarters and prime town of the Rohtas district in Bihar. Sasaram block is the most important and significant of all them. All the administrative work of the district is carried out from the city. The block includes 1 town that is Sasaram and 144 more villages in total. The city is administrated by the general administrative bodies for all the important functions starting from law and order to health care and sanitation. Few of the key administrative officers are mentioned below.
District Magistrate and Collector
Address: Office of the District Magistrate,Rohtas- 821115
Phone: Office: 06184-222226
Deputy Development Commissioner
Additional Collector, Revenue
Additional Collector, Land Ceiling
Additional Collector, Naxal
Deputy Collector, Sasaram Sadar
District Informatics Officer
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Sasaram Nagar ParishadThe Sasaram Nagar Nigam is the major administrative body of the city. It is responsible for civil and urban infrastructure development. The Municipal Corporation takes care of the various departments of the city. The Water Management and the establishment of ideal environment for growing industrialization is the major responsibility that it carries. The health, sanitation, maintenance of public property comes under the Sasaram Nagar Parishad. The administrative body has worked prudently to protect and maintain the ancient structures of the city. Sasaram is known for the history and the Sasaram Nagar Parishad has kept it alive even after so many years. It is also responsible for the various civil administration works like Revenue Collections, Tax and others.
Roles and Responsibilities of Sasaram Nagar Parishad
- Transparent and clean governance with proper work
- Focusing on maintaining the good tourism environment and maintenance of the ancient property
- Uninterrupted Water supply throughout the city
- Maintenance of health, hygiene and sanitation
- Carrying out development projects and grow civil and urban infrastructure
- Safety of Public Property and maintenance
- Clean, neat and beautiful city
Key Persons of Sasaram Nagar ParishadChairman of Sasaram Nagar Parishad
Helpline Phone: 0612 309 5555
Sasaram Nagar Parishad
Phone: 9470488386 9931839396
Police Department of SasaramSasaram is under the Bihar Police of Rohtas Sub Division and Patna Division. The vigilant eye of the police is always protecting the city and Bihar Police has done a commendable job in recent past by reducing the crime and anti-social activities in the district and Sasaram city. The entire law and order of the city is vigiled and maintained by the Police. The 24 hours patrolling and installations of police pickets have ensured better policing in the area. The work is divided by the ranks of the officer. Superintendent of Police heads the Police department and is assisted by Inspectors and Sub-inspectors of the area.
Superintendent of Police
Address: Office of the Superintendent of Police, Rohtas- 821115
Phone: Office: 06184-253204
Health Department in SasaramHealth is an important and significant issue of Sasaram. The District Health Society of the Rohtas District located in Sasaram has definite and ambitious goal towards providing world class facility. The city has Government Hospitals where treatment is done for free. However, the administrative authority of the health department has put forward certain goals and aim in Sasaram. Reduction in Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) and Maternal Mortality Rate (MMR) are among the top priorities of the Health Department.
Ease of Public Health access is also significant aspect of their planning. It includes Women’s health, child health, water, sanitation & hygiene, immunization, and Nutrition. Apart from these, prevention of disease both communicable and non-communicable is on the list of priorities for Health Department. The District Health Department is also promoting healthy Lifestyle, high engineered healthcare systems, Population and Gender stabilization of the city and district. Few key officials details are following.
Chairman of Health Department
Mr. Anupam Kumar
Secretary of Health Department
DS Sadar Hospital (Incharge)
Dr. Rajesh Kumar Singh
Agriculture Department in SasaramSasaram is an agriculture based city. The city is famous for producing rice. The city is famous for yielding farming lands. The irrigation of the city is also considered suitable for high production. The high producing lands of Sasaram produces large amount of rice and wheat. However, there are many other seasonal cereals are produced. The agriculture department of Sasaram is responsible for looking after the needs of the farmers for better agriculture. The department also carry out many programmes to educate the farmers about the technology and methodologies that can be used for better production.
Public Representatives of SasaramSasaram is one of the 40 Loksabha constituencies of the Bihar State. Sasaram is famous for his long standing Member of Parliament Babu Jagjivan Ram also known as Babuji. His uninterrupted representation of Parliament from 1936 to 1986 until his death is a world record. Sasaram also consists of six Vidansabha constituencies within itself namely, Mohania, Bhabua, Chenari, Sasaram, Kargahar and Chainpur.
Member of Parliament, Sasaram
Shri Chhedi Paswan
Party: Bhartiya Janta Party
Address: Post- Takia, Thana- Sasaram, Dist. Rhotas Bihar