58 military cantonments to be merged with state civic municipalities

In order to bring uniformity in municipal laws governing civil areas of Cantonments and adjoining State Municipal areas, it has been decided to consider to excise civil areas of certain Cantonments and merge them with neighbouring State municipalities.

Accordingly, broad modalities for proposed excision of civil areas in 58 Cantonments have been shared with concerned State Governments for their comments.

The list of these Cantonments state-wise is as follows:

S No Name of Cantonment State
1 Danapur Bihar
2 Delhi Delhi
3 Ahmedabad Gujrat
4 Ambala Haryana
5 Bakloh Himachal Pradesh
6 Dagshai Himachal Pradesh
7 Dalhousie Himachal Pradesh
8 Jutogh Himachal Pradesh
9 Kasauli Himachal Pradesh
10 Subathu Himachal Pradesh
11 Ramgarh Jharkhand
12 Belgaum Karnataka
13 Cannanore Kerala
14 Jabalpur Madhya Pradesh
15 Mhow Madhya Pradesh
16 Morar Madhya Pradesh
17 Pachmarhi Madhya Pradesh
18 Sagar Madhya Pradesh
19 Ahmednagar Maharashtra
20 Aurangabad Maharashtra
21 Dehuraod Maharashtra
22 Deolali Maharashtra
23 Kamptee Maharashtra
24 Khadki Maharashtra
25 Pune Maharashtra
26 Shillong Meghalaya
27 Amritsar Punjab
28 Ferozepur Punjab
29 Jalandhar Punjab
30 Ajmer Rajasthan
31 Nasirabad Rajasthan
32 St.Thomas Mount Tamil Nadu
33 Wellington Tamil Nadu
34 Secunderabad Telangana
35 Agra Uttar Pradesh
36 Allahabad Uttar Pradesh
37 Babina Uttar Pradesh
38 Bareilly Uttar Pradesh
39 Ayodhya Uttar Pradesh
40 Fatehgarh Uttar Pradesh
41 Jhansi Uttar Pradesh
42 Kanpur Uttar Pradesh
43 Lucknow Uttar Pradesh
44 Mathura Uttar Pradesh
45 Meerut Uttar Pradesh
46 Shahjahanpur Uttar Pradesh
47 Varanasi Uttar Pradesh
48 Almora Uttarakhand
49 Clement Town Uttarakhand
50 Dehradun Uttarakhand
51 Landour Uttarakhand
52 Lansdowne Uttarakhand
53 Nainital Uttarakhand
54 Ranikhet Uttarakhand
55 Roorkee Uttarakhand
56 Barrackpore West Bengal
57 Jalapahar West Bengal
58 Lebong West Bengal

As of now, one Cantonment namely, KhasYol has already been de-notified w.e.f. 27.04.2023.

The excision of civil areas and their merger with State Municipalities involves active consultation and concurrence of the concerned State Governments.

Therefore, it is not feasible to provide any time-frame for its implementation.  

To be noted, various representations have been received from public and elected representatives, and also from few State Governments requesting for excision of civil areas from Cantonments.

There is no bar on implementation of State Government schemes by concerned State Governments in Cantonment areas. All State Governments are already extending benefit of various schemes to the residents in Cantonments.

This information was given by Raksha Rajya Mantri Shri Ajay Bhatt in a written reply to Shri Jaggesh in Rajya Sabha.

Source: https://pib.gov.in/