Chief Executive Officer

Shri. Pramod Kumar Singh, IDES

Chief Executive Officer is an officer of Indian Defence Estates Service cadre of Civil Services and works under the administrative control of Director General, Defence Estates, Govt. of India, Ministry of Defence. Shri Pramod Kumar Singh,IDES is the Chief Executive Officer of kirkee Cantonment Board at present.

Message From CEO Kirkee Cantonment Board

Kirkee Cantonment Board is engaged in the task of maintenance and improvement of civic amenities for residents of the Cantonment area.It has been the Board’s endeavour to take care of public health, maintain and beautify Public Parks and improve hygiene and sanitation.

The Board will strive to fulfill its statutory responsibilities and provide better quality of life to the inhabitant’s of the Cantonment.

I seek co-operation of the residents of Kirkee Cantonment and their area representatives for their active participation towards making the Cantonment a better place to live in.

Appointment Of Chief Executive Officer (Section 24 of the Cantonment Act 2006)

1) For every Cantonment there shall be a Chief Executive Officer appointed by the Central Government or by such person as the Central Government may authorize in this behalf provided that, in the event of temporary absence of the Chief Executive Officer, not exceeding 90 days, the Principal Director shall designate an officer under his jurisdiction to perform the duties of the Chief Executive Officer during such period.
2) Not less than one-half of the salary of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) shall be paid by the Central Government and the balance from the Cantonment Fund.
3) The CEO shall be the Member-Secretary of the Board and of every Committee of the Board.

Duties of the CEO (Section 25 of the Cantonments Act,2006) : Subject to the provisions of clause (c) and clause (d) of sub-section (1) of Section 21, the Chief Executive Officer shall –

1. Exercise all the powers and perform all the duties conferred or imposed upon him by or under this Act or, any other law for the time being in force
2. Subject to any restrictions, limitations and conditions imposed by this Act, to exercise executive power to ensure that the administration of the Board is carried out in accordance with the provisions of this Act
3. Prescribe the duties of, and exercise supervision and control over the acts and proceedings of, all officers and other employees of the Board
4. Be responsible for the custody of all records of the Boards
5. Arrange for the performance of such duties relative to the proceedings of the Board or of any Committee of the Board or of any Committee of Arbitration constituted under this Act, as those bodies may respectively impose on him
6. Comply with every requisition of the Board on any matter pertaining to the administration of the cantonment

The CEO is conferred powers under the provisions of the Cantonments Act 2006, as under :

1 26 Execution of any work or doing any act in cases of emergency.
2 75 Sanction Preparation of Assessment and act in emergency
3 76 Revision of Assessment List
4 80 Preparation of new Assessment List
5 81 Notice of transfer of properties to be given to the CEO
6 82 Notice regarding completion of building for assessment of tax to be given to the CEO
7 86 Notice to be given regarding remission or refund of tax claimed. 23 139 Notices to be given to the CEO regarding sanitation in Factories, etc.
8 91 Disposal of goods seized for evasion of octroi /terminal tax.
9 100 Notice of Demand
10 101 Recovery of Tax
11 104 Disposal of properties distrained for non-payment of taxes.
12 105 Permission required for transfer of or charge on the property attached or any interest made thereon.
13 105 Possession of the property made over to the auctioned purchaser.
14 106 Recovery of taxes from a person about to leave Cantonment.
15 116 Calling for information from the inhabitants of the Cantonment for assessment for taxation.
16 127 Sanction of Contracts
17 128 Execution of Contracts.
18 133 Prescribing the type of receptacles and manner of collection of filth, rubbish, etc in buildings & lands.
19 134 Power of Board to undertake private conservancy arrangements.
20 135 Issue directions for deposit and disposal of rubbish.
21 136 Issuing notice regarding maintenance of Cesspools, Receptacles for Filth, etc.
22 138 Issuing notices for provision of latrines, urinals etc by owner or lessee of any building or land.
7 86 Notice to be given regarding remission or refund of tax claimed. 23 139 Notices to be given to the CEO regarding sanitation in Factories, etc.
24 145 Notices requiring land or building to be cleansed.
25 148 Notice regarding removal of noxious vegetation.
26 150 Powers to call for information regarding Burial and Burning Ground.
27 158 Power to require names of Dairyman’s customer.
28 164 Report to be submitted to the CEO regarding contamination of public conveyance.
29 165 Disinfection of public conveyance
30 171 Notice regarding disinfection of building before letting out the same.
31 177 Notice regarding disposal of infectious corpse.
32 237 Under this Section, the powers, duties and functions of the Board under section 181, 182(1), 183, 183-A, 185 (excluding the proviso to sub-section (1) and the proviso to sub-section (2) of section 185) shall be exercised or discharged in a civil area by the CEO.
33 255 Power to attach Brackets for Lamps 43 305 Powers of entry for inspection.
34 257 Permission for temporary occupation of street, land, etc.
35 258 Public Notice regarding temporary closing of street.
36 261 Sanctioning and regulating boundary walls, hedges and fences in the Cantonment area
37 266 Removal of persons unauthorisedly using public market
38 284 Permission for importing cattle and flesh for human consumption in different area
39 190 Power to require maintenance or closing of private source of public drinking water supply
40 190 Power to require water supply to be taken for any building or land under Cantonment
41 195 Regulating supply of water by the Board to prevent wastage of water by the owners/ occupants of the building
42 201 Power to prescribe Ferrules and to establish meters, etc.
33 255 Power to attach Brackets for Lamps 43 305 Powers of entry for inspection.
44 307 Authorising a person for inspection
45 308 Power to enter land, adjoining land where work is in progress.
46 320 Powers in case of non-compliance of the notice issued by the CEO, the Board or the Civil Area Committee.
47 338 Legal protection of Board, CEO, etc.
48 339 Notice to be given of suits

The CEO is conferred the following powers under the provisions of Cantonment Account Code 1924

1 15 Issue of duplicate receipts and vouchers
2 32 Issue of Cheques
3 36 Signing of Cash Books
4 37 Signing of Classified Abstract
5 39 Signing of Transfer Entry Form
6 42 Recovery of Miscellaneous Advances
7 43 Scrutiny of Bills
8 44 Maintenance of Scale Register
9 70 Register of Immovable Property
10 71 Register of Movable Property
11 75 Verification of property
12 76 Attesting the Register of Loans
13 77 Attesting the Register of Investments