Chief Executive Officer

Mohd. Sameer Islam

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 Mohd. Sameer Islam , IDES is the Chief Executive Officer of Allahabad Cantonment Board at present.

The Duties of the Chief Executive Officer are as follows:

1. To 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. Prescribed the duties of, and exercise supervision and control over the acts and proceedings of, officers and other employees of the Board;

3. Be responsible for the custody of all records of the Board;

4. 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 the Cantonments Act, as those bodies may respectively impose on him;

5. Comply with every requisition of the Board on any matter pertaining to the administration of the cantonment;

6. 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 provisions of this Act.

Message From CEO

This website is designed to provide a comprehensive and in-depth review of our organization, reflecting the pride we, as DCB employees, have in our continuing growth and current success. It conveys our sense of mission and vision.

The DCB is characterized by its ability to adapt quickly to our citizen’s needs and requirements. From the inception of the Organization in 1914 to the present day, our tradition of ingenuity has driven continuous improvement in the way we operate and a relentless drive for growth. As a Cantonment Board with around 3,200 work force, our work meets the needs of cantt. citizen.

Through our website, the citizen will discover our commitment to the communities in which we operate; our work to protect and sustain the environment which we all share; our pioneering technology and innovation to build a better future and the high quality facilities we offer to our citizens.

Our focus then and now is to challenge the status quo; working proactively with our citizens to find the best solutions and applications to assure ‘sustainable’ long term relationships.

These are exciting times for DCB and I hope the citizen would get a sense of our passion, expertise, reliability, and innovative nature as one browses through this website.