|• Body||Guwahati Municipal Corporation|
|• Governor / Chancellor||Jagdish Mukhi|
|Elevation||55−290 m (180−955 ft)|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
|Telephone code||91 - (0) 361 - XX XX XXX|
|ISO 3166 code||IN-AS|
|Vehicle registration||AS - 01|
Dispur is the seat of power of Government of Assam. The Assam Secretariat (Janata Bhawan) building is located in Dispur along with the Assam Legislative Assembly House, MLA Hostels and the State Emergency Operations Centre. The Assam Trunk road and the G S road passes through Dispur. To the south of Dispur lies the theologically important site of Basistha Ashram and the Shankardev Kalakshetra, a cultural centre created in the 1990s. Next to Dispur is the township of Jatia.
The Guwahati Tea Auction Centre, is one of the busiest tea trading facilities in the world, is located in the city.
Dispur, being a part of Guwahati, has warm summers and cold winters. Winters are also accompanied by occasional rainfalls that bring down the temperature further. Monsoon season in Dispur commences from the month of June. Dispur monsoons are usually accompanied by severe thunderstorms along with heavy downpours.
Being the capital it is a well-planned locale. There are many tourist spots in Dispur -
Dispur is home to many important hospitals and healthcare centres like Guwahati Neurological Research Centre (GNRC) Hospitals, Dispur Hospital and Capital State Dispensary.
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