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  • 18 February, 2021

  • 3 Min Read

e-Chhawani Portal

  • It is an online multi-tenancy central platform.
  • It aims to provide citizen-centric municipal services to the citizens across 62 Cantonment Boards.
  • The residents of cantonment areas can register their complaints regarding civic issues and resolve them while sitting at home.
  • People can get their documents like trade licence, sewerage connectivity applications can be made through the portal.

Cantonment Board

  • A cantonment board, an urban local body, established for municipal administration for civilian population in the cantonment area.
  • It is set up under the provisions of the Cantonments Act of 2006 – a legislation enacted by the Central government.
  • It works under the administrative control of the Defence Ministry of the Central government.
  • They are grouped into four categories on the basis of the civil population as - Above 50,000; 10,000 to 50, 000; 2500 to 10, 000 and below 2500.

Source: ANI


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