Cantonment Board Jalandhar is a local self Govt. body corporate under Ministry of Defence. Cantonment Boards are governed by provisions contained in Cantonments Act 2006. Cantonments are notified by Central Govt. wherever there is a civilian population intermingled with armed forces. Jalandhar Cantonment Board being a deemed municipality looks after the municipal and civic functions under the Cantonments Act and various rules such as Cantonment Account Code 1924, Cantonment Fund Servants Rules 1937, Cantonment Land Administration Rules 1937, Cantonment Property Rules 1925 & Cantonment Electoral Rules 2007. It is the endeavour of the present Board to- provide sustainable development to the residents of the Cantonment, the focus being primary education, health, hygiene and sanitation.