The Cantonment Board Barackpore is an Autonomous body under Ministry of Defence established with an aim to cater 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 :-


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


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.


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


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.