Charter of Duties
◦ Scrutiny of Building Plans and all other works related to Sanctioning of Building Plans and permission etc.
◦ Issue of Layouts.
◦ Supervision and control over all types of maintenance works of Cantonment Fund Roads, Buildings and drains etc.
◦ To perform the duties as Assistant Public Information Officer for the purpose of The Right to Information Act, 2005.
During the visit of the officials of the Board the encroachment on Cantonment land (Class C and B-4) /Defence land (excepting Class C and B-4 land), if noticed, the notice under PPE Act is issued to the person(s) concerned in respect of encroachment on Cantonment land and in respect of encroachment on DEO land, the same is informed to the DEO, Meerut. The parties concerned are asked to remove the encroachment or else the same is removed by the Cantonment Board/DEO at the risk and cost of the persons concerned.
If any person does construction of a building without prior permission of the Board, the construction is treated unauthorized. During the visit of the officials of the Board if the unauthorized construction is noticed, show cause notice is issued to the party for removal of the same. Notices are issued under Section 248/320 of the Cantonments Act 2006 to the party. The party is to submit the composition building plan for regularization of the unauthorized construction by the Cantonment Board and if the same is found within bye laws and FSI, the same is compounded by charging necessary composition fee as decided by the Board. However, if the construction is not within FSI / or as per building bye laws, the same is required to be removed at the risk and cost of the owner.
General Land Register
General Land Register (GLR) is the authenticated record of the Govt of India in respect of lands and tenures situated in the Cantonment. It is held by the Cantonment Board in respect of land situated in civil area and by Defence Estate Officer, Meerut in respect of lands situated in non civil areas of the Cantt.
It is a public document and can be inspected by anybody by paying a nominal fee to Board or DEO as the case may be. The GLR may be compared with the 'Khatauni' of State Govt. No other authority or department is competent to maintain this record. Corresponding to GLR there also exists a plan called GLR plan indicating the site maps of various survey numbers of the land situated in the Cantonment.
The recorded entries in the GLR include Sy.No., area, description/purpose of property, classification of land, tenure of land and the name of the HOR. The GLR is a legal document and entries mentioned in it are admissible in court of laws.
How to obtain CTC of GLR record
Any person desiring to obtain a copy of any record mentioned in the GLR can apply on a general application form available at the website or in the office stating the purpose for which it is required. The applicant shall have to pay a fee to obtain this record, called GLR extract.
Any person desiring to obtain a copy of any record mentioned in the GLR can also apply for supplying a plan (Map) of the record in question indicating the survey number and its boundaries. The applicant shall have to pay a fee to obtain this record, called GLR plan.