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Duties/ Function

Cantt Board is a Body Corporate. It provides civic services to the civil residents of Roorkee Cantt. The Cantt Board functions under the provisions of the Cantts Act. 2006 & rules made thereunder. It shall be the duty of every Board, so far as the funds at its disposal permit, to make reasonable provision within the cantonment for :-

  • Computerization of GLR.
  • Lighting streets and other public places;
  • Watering streets and other public places;
  • Cleansing streets, public places and drains, abating nuisances and removing noxious vegetation;
  • Regulating offensive, dangerous or obnoxious trades, callings and practices;
  • Removing , on the ground of public safety, health or convenience, undesirable obstructions and projections in streets and other public places;
  • Securing or removing dangerous buildings and places;
  • Acquiring , maintaining, changing and regulating places for the disposal of the dead;
  • Constructing, altering and maintaining streets, culverts, bridges, causeways, markets, slaughter-houses, latrines, privies, urinals, drains, drainage works     and sewerage works and regulating their use;
  • Planting and maintaining trees on roadsides and other public places;
  • Providing or arranging for a sufficient supply of potable water, where such supply does not exist, guarding from pollution water used for human     consumption, and preventing polluted water from being so use;
  • Registering births and deaths;
  • Preventing and checking spread of dangerous diseases; establishing and maintaining a system of public vaccination and inoculation for the said     objective;
  • Establishing and maintaining or supporting public hospitals, maternity and child welfare centers and dispensaries, and providing public medical relief;
  • Establishing and maintaining or assisting primary schools;
  • Rendering assistance in extinguishing fires, and protecting light and properly when fires occur;
  • Maintaining and developing the value of property vested in, or entrusted to, the management of the Board;
  • Establishing and maintaining civil defence services;
  • Preparing and implementing town planning schemes;
  • Preparing and implementing plans for economic development and social justice;
  • Naming and numbering of streets and premises;
  • According or refusing permission to erect or re-erect building;
  • Organising, promoting or supporting cultural and sports activities;
  • Celebrating Independence Day and Republic Day and incurring expenditure thereon;
  • Fulfilling any other obligation imposed upon it by or under this Act or any other law for the time being in force.



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