Cantonment Boards in India- List of All 64 Cantonments in India

Cantonment Board of India: a List of All Cantonments and  Cantonment Boards in India

If you wanted to know how many cantonments are there in India and what are the Cantonment boards and their official websites for recruitment, then this article is written just for you! We have provided here a full list of all of the Cantonment (Cantt) Boards and a brief overview about their administration, governing body, and recruitment process.

There are 64 Cantonment Boards or Cantts in India for Military Personnels or Indian Army Families and Ex servicemen.

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Cantonment Board of India

Directorate General Defence Estates (DGDE), Ministry of Defence, Government of India.

ACCIWA: All Cantonments Citizens’ Welfare Association

Official Website of ACCIWA:

A cantonment board is a civic administration body in India under control of the Ministry of Defence. It is directly administered by DGDE (Directorate General Defence Estates). DGDE comes under the Ministry of Defence.

The board comprises elected members besides ex-officio and nominated members as per the Cantonments Act, 2006. The term of office of a member of a board is five years.

A cantonment board consists of 8 elected members:

  • Of which 3 nominated military members,
  • 3 ex-officio members (station commander, garrison engineer and senior executive medical officer),
  • 01 representative of the district magistrate.

DGDE (an Inter Services Organisation of the Ministry of Defence) directly controls the Cantonment Administration.


List of Cantonment Boards in India:

Find below listing of Cantonment Boards in India along with their contact details and addresses. To know about the most recent job vacancy in Cantt Areas, visit here: Cantonment Board Recruitment 2021.


List of Cantonments under Central Command:


CENTRAL COMMAND Address: Principal Directorate Defence Estates, Ministry of Defence, Central Command, 17, Cariappa Road, Lucknow Cantt. – 226002, Ph- 0522-2482401
S. No. Name of Cantt. Cantonment Address:
1 Agra Cantonment Board B-114, Fatehpur Sikree Road Agra Cantt. UP-282001
2 Allahabad Cantonment Board, Allahabad U.P.- 263601
3 Almora Building No 5/102, Almora Cantt, UTTARANCHAL- 263601
4 Bareilly Building No. 54, Srpantaine Road, Bareilly Cantt , UP 243001
5 Chakrata Cantonment Board, Chakrata 248123 Uttrakhand
6 Clement Town Cantonment Board Clement Town 48002, Uttrakhand
7 Danapur Cantonment Board, Danapur Cantt., Patna BIHAR 801503
8 Dehradun Office of Cantonment Board,Garhi Cantt, Dehradun, Uttarakhand
9 Faizabad Cantonment Board, Faizabad Cantt UP 224001
10 Fatehgarh Cantonment Board,Rajput Road,Fatehgarh Cantt, UP-209601
11 Jabalpur Building No.6, Morise Road,PB No. 14, Jabalpur Cantt MP 482001
12 Kanpur Cantonment Board Building No. 6, Turner Road Kanpur Cantt  208004
13 Landour Cantonment Board, Dehradun, Landour (Mansoori) UTTARAKHAND 248179
14 Lansdowne Cantonment Board, Staff Road, Dist Pouri Garhwal, Lansdowne Cantt UTTARAKHAND- 246002
15 Lucknow Lucknow Cantonment Board, 31-Nehru Road Lucknow Cantt UTTAR PRADESH 226002
16 Mathura Cantonment Board,Mathura Cantt UTTAR PRADESH-281002
17 Meerut Cantonment Board, 114-Chapel Street, Meerut Cantt UTTAR PRADESH 125001
18 Mhow Cantonment Board, Mhow Cantt MP 453441
19 Nainital Bhuvali Road, PO Tlalital, Nainital Cantt UTTARAKHAND 263002
20 Pachmarhi Cantonment Board Pachmarhi, Panchmarhi Cantt, MADHYA PRADESH 461881
21 Ramgarh Cantonment Board, Mair Road, Dist Hajari Bagh, Ramgarh Cantt JHARKHAND 829122
22 Ranikhet Cantonment Board, Ranikhet Cantt, UTTARAKHAND 263645
23 Roorkee Cantonment Board, Roorkee Cantt, UTTARAKHAND
24 Shahjahanpur Cantonment Board, 17-A, Kariappa Marg, Shahjahanpur Cantt, UTTAR PRADESH 242001
25 Varanasi Varanasi Cantonment Board, B.No. 22, Varanasi Cantt, UTTAR PRADESH 221002


List of Cantonments under Eastern Command:


EASTERN COMMAND Address: Principal Directorate Defence Estates, Ministry of Defence, Eastern Command, 13th Camac Street, 7th Floor, Kolkata- 700017, Ph- 033-22832856
S. No. Name of Cantt. Cantonment Address:
1 Barrackpore Cantonment Board Barrackpore , 77, Middle Road, Dist Pargana, Barrackpore Cantt, WEST BENGAL 700120
2 Jalapahar Cantonment Board, Jalapahar, Darzeeling, WEST BANGAL 734105
3 Lebong Cantonment Board, Dist Darzeeling, Lebong Cantt WEST BENGAL 734105
4 Shillong Cantonment Board, Shillong Cantt MEGHALAYA 793004




List of Cantonments under Northern Command:


NORTHERN COMMAND Address: Principal Directorate Defence Estates, Ministry of Defence, Northern Command, Narwal Pain, PO. Satwari, Jammu Cantt. – 188003. Ph- 0191-2430600
S. No. Name of Cantt. Cantonment Address:
1 Badamibagh Cantonment Board, Badamibagh, Srinagar (Kashmir) J&K 190004


List of Cantonments under Western Command:


WESTERN COMMAND Address: Principal Directorate Defence Estates, Ministry of Defence, Western Command, Kendriya Sadan, 5th Flor, Sector 9A, Chandigarh. Ph- 0172-2743932
S. No. Name of Cantt. Cantonment Address:
1 Ambala Cantt Cantonment Board B.No. 229, Race Course Road Ambala Cantt, HARYANA 133001
2 Amritsar Herkirat Road Amritsar Cantt 143001 PUNJAB
3 Bakloh Cantonment Board Bakloh, HP 176305
4 Dagshai Cantonment Board Dagshai Cantt 173210
5 Dalhousie Cantonment Board, Dalhousi, HP 176305
6 Delhi Cantonment Board Delhi, Sadar Bazar, Delhi Cantt 110010
7 Ferozepur Building No. 83 Jhoke Road, Ferozpur, PUNJAB 152001
8 Jalandhar Cantonment Board, Jindal Road, Jalandhar Cantt PUNJAB 144005
9 Jammu Cantonment Board PO Satwari, Jammu Cantt J&K 180003
10 Jutogh Cantonment Board, Jutogh Cantt, Dist Solan HP 171008
11 Kasauli Cantonment Board Kasauli, Sakoch House, Lower Mal Kasauli HP- 173204
12 Khasyol Cantonment Board, Imperial Bank Building, Dharamshala Road, Khasyol Cantt, HP 173204
13 Subathu Cantonment Board,Maida Avenue, Dist Solan, Subhathu Cantt


List of Cantonments under Southern Command:


SOUTHERN COMMAND Address: Principal Directorate Defence Estates, Ministry of Defence, Southern Command, Manekji Mehta Road, Pune-411001, Ph- 020-26360552
S. No. Name of Cantt. Cantonment Address:
1 Ahmednagar Cantonment Board, Ahemadnagar Cantt, MAHARASHTRA- 414002
2 Ahmedabad Ahmedabad Cantt, GUJARAT – 38003
3 Ajmer Cantonment Board, Ajmer Cantt, RAJASTHAN 305001
4 Aurangabad Cantonment Board, Aurangabad Cantt, MAHARASHTRA -431002
5 Babina Cantonment Board, Station Road, Babina Cantt UP -284401
6 Belgaum Cantonment Board, Belgaum Cantt, KARNATAKA 590001
7 Cannanore Cantonment Board, Cannanore Cantt, KERALA 670017
8 Dehuroad Cantt. Board, Dehu Road Cantt, MAHARASHTRA 412101
9 Deolali Cantonment Board Deolali Cantt, MAHARASHTRA 422401
10 Jhansi Jhansi Cantonment Board, Subhash Marg, Jhansi Cantt, UP 284001
11 Kamptee Cantonment Board, Kamptee, MAHARASHTRA 411003
12 Kirkee Cantonment Board, Kirkee Cantt, MAHARASHTRA 411003
13 Morar Gwalior, Morar Cantt, GWALIOR, Madhya Pradesh
14 Nasirabad Cantonment Board, Nasirabad Cantt, RAJASTHAN 305601
15 Pune Cantonment Board Pune, Golibar Maidan, Pune Cantt, MAHARASHTRA 411001
16 Saugor Cantonment Board, Sagaur Cantt, MP 470001
17 Secunderabad Cantonment Board, Secunderabad Cantt, AP-500003
18 St. Thomas Mount Cantonment Board Chennai, St. Thomous Mount, Chennai TAMIL NADU
19 Wellington Cantonment Board, Wellington Cantt, TAMIL NADU 643232

Kanpur Cantonment Board is the largest Cantonment in India.

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