Abbottabad Cantonment Board Basic Details

Birth

1853

Area

6936.21 Acres

Population (As per Census 2017)

138311

Classification

Class-II

Boundary Pillars

180

 

NATURE

   Cantonment Board is a Municipal/Local Governance body responsible for civic functions in its area of jurisdiction

 

PURPOSE

  The main task of Cantonment Board is to provide civic amenities to the “Civil” residents in lieu of taxes, fees & charges

 

FUNCTION

  • Maintaining & developing the value of property vested in, or entrusted to the management of the Cantt Board.
  • Establishing and maintaining public hospitals, dispensaries & providing medical relief
  • Establishing and maintaining a system of public education
  • Construction and maintenance of streets, roads, culverts, public buildings, markets, public parks, water sources, drainage & sewerage and other works of public utility.
  • Town Development
  • Building sanction & control

 

FINANCE SOURCE

Being a municipal/local body, Cantonment Board Abbottabad (CBA) functions on self-finance basis. It has to generate its own resources to discharge its duties and functions for the purpose of which, it has the power to levy various taxes, fees and charges etc.