Main Branch

The office Superintendent coordinates the overall office network. It coordinates between various branches/ sections of the office, preparing agenda for Board meetings, preparation of Electoral rolls, preparation of annual Administration report etc.

Establishment Branch

To deal with entire establishment cases such as appointment, disciplinary cases, service matters, revision of pay scale and correspondence to Command Headquarters/governments.

Receipt & Dispatch Branch

It deals with all the Correspondence/ Communications after making entries with particulars of subject.

Stores Branch

Store branch play a vital role in the functioning of the organization. All departments are in the direct contact with the stores for their smooth functioning. It deal with receiving of material and recording of receipts, issue of storage items to the departments, arranging inspection and proper storage and preservation of receipts and preparation of various reports.

Acts and Rules related to Cantonment Board & Rules
1 Cantonment Electoral Rules, 2007
2 The Cantonments Act, 2006
3 Building Bye-Laws
4 The Cantonment (Execution of Warrants for the attachment and sale of immovable property) Rules, 1986
5 The Cantonments form of Annual Report on Cantonment Administration Rules, 1986
6 The Cantonments (Forms and Manner of Service of Notice) Rules, 1986
7 The Cantonments (Regulation of Procedure of Committees of Arbitration) Rules, 1985
8 The Transfer of Property in Cantonments (Form of Notice & Manner of giving such notice) Rules, 1985
9 Cantonment Fund Servants Rules, 1937
10 The Cantonment Land Administration Rules, 1937
11 Cantonment Property Rules, 1925
12 Cantonment Board Account Rules 2019
13 Manual Scavengers and their Rehabilitation Act, 2013
14 Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009
15 The Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Act, 2007
16 The Municipal Solid Wastes (Management and Handling) Rules, 2000
17 The Bio-Medical Waste (Management and Handling) Rules, 1998

Birth and Death Registration

As per section 8, 9 and 21 of Registration of Births & Deaths Act 1969 it is mandatory that every birth and death taking place anywhere in India must be registered with the Registrars appointed by the respective State Governments under the ambit of this law for the purpose.


Failure to comply the directives mentioned above is liable to be punished in accordance with the section 23 of the Registration of Births & Deaths 1969.

Where to register?

For all the births and deaths taking place within the Cantonment, the registration shall be done by the Cantonment Executive Officer, who is ex-officio registrar for the purpose of the Registration Act 1969.

Who is responsible for giving the information to the Registrar?

Though the information regarding births and deaths taking place anywhere in the Cantonment can be submitted to the Registrar by anybody but the responsibility to give the information rests with the following, in case of,
• Residential or non-residential house – Head of the house or house-hold.
• Hospitals / health centers / nursing homes etc. – Medical Officer-in-Charge.
• Jail – Jailor-in-Charge.
• Hostels / Dharamshalas etc. – Person in-charge.
• Village – Village headman.
• Elsewhere – In-charge of local police station.

Issuance of Certificates

The certificates in respect of births and deaths registered with the Cantonment Board are issued by the Cantonment Executive Officer on request on payment of fee as given below:

(a) For grant of birth/death certificate – Rs. 30/-

(b) Non availability of birth/death certificate – Rs.200/- + Rs.10/- Searching fees

Correction of Erroneous Entries

Any person desirous of correcting the entries mentioned in the birth and death register which, in his opinion, are erroneous must produce two creditable persons, having knowledge of the facts of the case and a declaration signed by him, setting forth the nature of the error before the registrar who after considering the facts of the case shall pass necessary orders thereon.

Procedure of Late Registration

The information regarding any birth, death, still birth is to be given to the Cantt Executive Officer within 21 days from the date of occurrence. However late registration can also be done by following the procedure given below:

(a) Information given later than 21 days and before completion of 30 days of occurrence – by payment of a late fee of Rs.5/-.

(b) Information given after lapse of one year from the date of its occurrence – The registration shall be made only after order passed by the sub divisional magistrate and on payment of late fee of Rs.10/-.

(c) Information given later than 30 days but before completion of one year from the date of occurrence – with the written permission of Registrar and on payment of late fee of Rs.5/-. The Registrar in respect of Jammu Cantonment is Chief Executive Officer, Jammu Cantt.

Citizen's Responsibilities

* Every death and birth in the family must get registered.
* The registration of the birth of a child should be done as early as possible and subsequently his or her name should also be got registered.
* Registration is also required for still birth and adopted children.
* Erroneous entries must be rectified at the earliest.
* Do not give any incorrect information to the registrar.
* Do not leave any column blank in the registration form.