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CANTONMENT BOARD BARRACKPORE
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BARRACKPORE CANTONMENT
Barrackpore is a green and well laid out Cantonment on the banks of Hooghly River 22 Kms north of Kolkata and has the distinction of being the oldest in the country, indeed the Sub continent. The military station of Barrackpore came into being in 1765 and Warren Hastings took over as the first Governor General on 20th October, 1774, Gradually the importance of Barrackore grew and as an adjunct to Calcutta, the then capital of British India, it remained the symbolic seat of military power till 23 November 1910 when the capital was shifted from Calcutta to New Delhi.

Services

The Cantonment Board is an Autonomous body under Ministry of Defence established with an aim to cater to the needs of civic administration of the Cantonment. Development of resources vested with Cantonment Boards by Ministry of Defence to usher in Urban development in the Cantonment with the purpose of improving the standard of living and providing welfare to its residents. The functions of Cantonment Board can be broadly categorized as under :-
MUNICIPAL

Cantonment Board is responsible for all Municipal works such as cleansing of streets, public places and drains, collecting and disposal of garbage,Providing safe and pure drinking water, maintaning school and hospitals etc.

REGULATORY

Cantonment Board can take necessary action in the interest of public safety, remove undesirable constructions and projections in Cantonment roads and other public places etc

URBAN DEVELOPMENT

Cantonment Board take up the work for construction and maintanence of roads building, drains, public utility and culverts

QUASSI JUDICIAL

The Board is empowered to levy penalties like imposition of fines and sending the offenders to judicial custody for further punishment while dealing with public nuisances and the Board can initiate legal action against tax evaders by way of seizure of their properties issue of destructive warrant by competent officials and sale of attached immovable or immovable property of the defaulter

Projects

Cantonment Board take up the work for construction and repair/maintanence of roads, building, drains, public utility, culverts etc.

CONSTITUTION OF BOARD

   

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International Yoga day Celebration
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International Yoga day Celebration
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Inaugaration of Mangal Pandey Statue
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Kishlay,School for Specially abled children
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Members of Cantonment Board Barrackpore
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Golden Jubliee Celebrataion in Cantonment School
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Golden Jubliee Celebrataion in Cantonment School

Contact

Mailing Address:
Cantonment Board Office
77,Middle Road, Barrackpore
Kolkata-700120
Call us:
033 2592 0074
Email us:
canttbkp@gmail.com
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