Dhaka Cantonment was declared in 1952 vide Gazette Notification No 425(A)52. It was measured 430.31 acre in 1952. At present the area of Dhaka Cantonment Board is 3804.9145 Acre, which is sorrunded by Dhaka North City Corporation. As per Rule-96(1) of Cantonments Act, 2018 Main function of Dhaka Cantonment Board are :-
All types municipal activities like conservancy service, running Schools & Colleges, Hospital, provide streetlights, setup and maintain gardens, roads, mosques, park, graveyard, plantation and beautification, Birth and Death Registration etc. Besides these Building Plans are approved by Cantonment Board for any construction in Dhaka Cantonment area.
Brigadier General Md. Selim Mahmud, ndc, afwc, psc
Mohammad Golam Kibria
Cantonment Executive Officer.