Dehu Road Cantonment Borad
Dehu Road Cantonment, which is one of the newest Cantonments, was established in the year October,1958. The Britishers established Dehu Ordnance Depot and Dehu Ammunition Depot in the 1940s.
Geographical Location: Located in the hills of the Sahyadris. It is located 25 kms away from Pune city on the Western side. Holy River Indrayani is also passing through the Limits of Cantonment Dehu Road.
The Dehuroad Cantonment Board was established in the year 1958 and is a autonomous body controlled by the Govt.of India, Ministry of Defence.The Cantonment Board Dehuroad is divided into 07 wards in seven villages which includes civil and military population As per Census 2011 the population figure of Dehuroad Cantonment is 48961 which includes military population also.Elections to the Cantonment Boards are held as per the directions of, Ministry of Defence, New Delhi and as per the Cantonments Electoral Rules 2007 and not as per directions of Election Commission of Central or State Govt.
The Cantonment Board consists of 07 elected members elected by the general public by General Election as per Cantonment Electoral Rules 2007 every five years. The Officer Commanding the Station is the President of Dehuroad Cantonment board which is by virtue of the position as per Cantonments Act 2006.
The constitution of Cantonment Board is as under:-
President Cantonment Board
Member Secretary who is the Chief Executive Officer of the Cantonment Board
elected members which includes Vice President also
GE MES- Technical advisor
SEMO Medical advisor
02 nominated military members nominated by President Cantonment Board
Representative of Collector
Member of Parliament,-Special invitee
Member of Legislative Assembly- special invitee
Member of RajyaSabha -special invitee
As per Cantonments Act 2006, there are two wards are reserved for ladies ( 33 % reservation ) and one ward is reserved for SC/ST.As per Cantonments Act 2006, if the population of a particular Cantonment Board is more than 50000 then there are 08 members. However Dehuroad Cantonment Board has only seven elected members since it has less then 50000 population.
All the developmental projects to be carried out within the Cantonment area are to be sanctioned in a Cantonment Board meeting held every month in the presence of all the elected members, President , Member Secretary.
Cantonment Board Dehuroad has also constituted following sub committees as under :-
Civil area committee
Health and Enviroment committee
Women and Child Welfare committee
The decisions taken by the sub committees are finally approved by the Cantonment Board meeting which is held every month.The term of Vice President is 05 years however by mutual understanding all the elected members get a chance of Vice President ship turn by turn ,within the 05 year term.
President of Cantonment Board and Station Commander Dehuroad
Brigadier Sanjay Khanna
Member Secretary and Chief Executive Officer, Dehuroad
Shri Ramswaroop Haritwal
Ward No. 1
Koteshwarwadi,Ghorwadi,Shelarmala, ShelarwadiRamwadiVithBhati, MES Pump House, Ind.Darshan, Sarvatra Nagar Railway Qtrs. Amardevi Upper Nepal Line, LIG Qtrs, Shitlanagar No.1, Thomas colony Part I, Thomas Colony near Lions Club school. Military,
Ward No. 2
Mamurdi, Thomas colony, Shitalanagar No.1, Gaikwadwasti, Marathevasti, Budhavihar, Mamurdi school near Barlota Nagar, Mehta Park, Aditya park, Indravihar, Udaygiri, Dhanalakshmi, Kohli Gas, Saudagarnagari,
Ward No. 3
Ganeshchawl, Main Bazar, Police line, Cantt. Hospital quarters, Mumbai Pune road, Ambedkarnagar, Gandhinagar,MasjidChawl, Indira Nagar,
Ward No. 4
Shitalanagar No.2, Indra villa, Guddi Apartment, Shriram Society, Saraswati Apartment, Royal Classic, Kunal Hotel, Sai Spice building, Navratan , Sankalpanagari, Shree building, Mayur Classic, Supreme, Moonrock, Royal, Unique, Kohinoor, Shivkripa, Indraprastha, Laxmipuram, Amit park, Ellora, Indrapuram, Vrindavan, MB Camp, Shrikrishnanagar, Shivajinagar, Telephone exchange, Vikrant building, Snehapreet building, Sayog building, Vaishali building, Parag building, Shashikiran building, Shweta building, Vaibhav building, Priyadarshini building, Near Shankar mandir,. Dangatchawl, Mumbai Pune road, Parshichawl,
Ward No. 5
Main bazar, BahiratChawl, Ranadechawl, Malanivas, Rahul printers, Ginny building, Amriksingh, Omkar building, Om building, Rajdeep building, Mumbai Pune road, Trishul building, Sadguru apartment, Behind Bank of India, Tamboli Building, OFDR estates , Kendriyavidyalaya, Sidhivinayaknagari, Shrivihar, Shreenagari, Swapnanagari, Row houses, Ramkrishnavihar, Military DSC , OFDR qtrs.
Ward No. 6
Chincholi Part I to Part 5, Dattanagar, Pune gate hotel, Parmar complex, Ashirwad colony, SamarthaNagari, Military Ashok Nagar
Ward No. 7
Zendemala, Samarth nagar, Hagawane mala, Kalokhemala, Laxminagar, Naidunagar, Kinhai, Cantonment office / qtrs., MES Qtrs, Railway qtrs., C-Type qtrs., Defence qtrs., Garden city, Kendriyavidyalaya No. 2, AlkaPuri, Military COD Road, Garden city, GE office, COD ME Line, ME line, DSC DAD 22, 72,130,213, 465,101 DAD, Unit 524 APO, 56 APO, AD regiment, 68/46 AD, Rhq / 46,