Basic Overview of Cantonment

Gujranwala Cantt was established in 1967 comprising an area of 21120 acres and declared as Class-III. Later on, it was upgraded from Class-III to Class-II in 1983 (population exceeded 50,000 souls) and subsequently further upgraded as Class-I in 2006 (population exceeded to 100,000 souls). Now population as per census 2017 is 137,302 souls. It is one of the most beautiful, well organized and planned cantonment of Pakistan. All areas inside Garrison are well developed. However, old abadies (villages) which exist prior to establishment of Cantonment, are still under development stage.

Orientation

It is located at G.T Road in periphery suburbs of Gujranwala and bounded by Railway Line in the East, Aminpur Villages in the West, Ghakhar Grid Station on the North and Convoy Road in the South. 

Bazar Area

Bazar Area (measuring 44.70 Acres) was notified vide Ministry of Defence Notification No. 517/72 dated 17 March,1972 under rule 2(b) of CLA Rules 1937 .

Another Area (measuring 50.20 Acres) was notified as Bazar Area-II vide Gazzette Notification No. SRO 206(1)/2002 dated 26/03/2002.

Classification of Land

Classification

Area (Acres)

Usage

Purpose

A-1

8034.54

Units, Barracks, Lines, CMH, MES Office, BOQs, MOQs, OR lines, JCO  Lines, Officer Colonies etc.

Land in the active occupation of the Army

A-2

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Open land

Vacant Military Land for specific purpose.

B-1

2.0

Post Office, PO Colony, T&T Communication Building & Railway Administration.

Land which is occupied or used by the federal government except Ministry of  Defence

B-2

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Provincial Govt land.

Land which is occupied or used by the provincial government.

B-3

357.729

Land leased out to private persons

Leased land which is held by any private person.

B-4

45.20

Land ,which is not included in any class

Vacant land which has not leased out to any one.

C

346.39

Roads, Public Parks, Quarters,Graveyard, Drains and Nullahsetc

Land which is vested in the Board.

Private Land 12334.15 Private Land  

Total

21120

 

 

Infrastructure

Health Institutions  03
Educational Institutions  03

Garden/Parks

13

Fountains 08
Disposal Station 03

Grave Yard

03

Cantt Board Roads

84 K.M

M.E.S Roads  

85 K.M

NHA Roads 

09 K.M

Tube Wells

08

Over Head Water Tank

04 

Filteration Plant

51

Street Lights

3278

Civic Center

01