local bus service available but is in a very nascent stage. therefore, only means to travel within the city is by Auto. however, autos are not metered and therefore, always negotiate the rates before boarding the autos. you may take the help of the local policemen or traffic wardens for negotiating with the auto drivers. also never book taxi from the railway station if you want to travel in surrounding areas. state transport bus service is very reliable and quick easy means of travel to any of the surrounding areas. most of the people including street vendors understand hindi and therefore, take help of anybody if you are in trouble. the people are friendly and will do the best possible to help you out.