Board Duties

It shall be the duty of every Board, so far as the funds at its disposal permit, to make reasonable provision within the Cantonment for :

  • Lighting streets and other public places.
  • Watering streets and other public places.
  • Cleansing streets, public places and drains, abating nuisance and removing noxious vegetation.
  • Regulating offensive, dangerous or obnoxious trades, callings and practices.
  • Removing, on the ground of public safety, health or convenience, undesirable obstructions and projections in streets and other public places.
  • Securing or removing dangerous building and places.
  • Constructing, altering and maintaining, culverts, bridges, causeways, markets, Slaughterhouses, latrines, privies, urinals, drains. Drainage works and sewerage works and regulating their use.
  • Planting and maintaining trees on roadsides and other public places.
  • Providing or arranging for a sufficient supply of potable water, where such Supply does not exist, guarding from pollution water used for human Consumption, and preventing polluted water from being so used.
  • Registering births and deaths.
  • Preventing and checking spread of dangerous diseases, establishing and maintaining a system of public vaccination and inoculation for the said objective.
  • Preventing and checking spread of dangerous diseases, establishing and maintaining a system of public vaccination and inoculation for the said objective.
  • Establishing and maintaining or assisting primary schools.
  • Rendering assistance in extinguishing fires, and protecting light and property When fire occurs.
  • Maintaining and developing the value of property vested in, or entrusted to, the management of the Board.
  • Establishing and maintaining civil defence services, (xviii) Preparing and implementing town planning schemes.
  • Preparing and implementing plans for economic development and social justice.
  • Naming and numbering of streets and premises.
  • According or refusing permission to erect or re-erect building.
  • Organizing, promoting or supporting cultural and sports activities.
  • Celebrating independence Day and Republic Day and incurring expenditure thereon.
  • Fulfilling any other obligation imposed upon it by or under this Act or any other law for the time being in force.