E-Chhawani Portal Launched for Online Civic Services to Cantt Boards

E-Chhawani gov in Portal for Online Civic Services

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh launched e-Chhawani portal in New Delhi. Inauguration of the portal was done in the presence of Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat. It will help in improving the ease of living in cantonment board areas.

This new portal will cover more than 20 lakh citizens living in cantt areas and 62 cantonment boards around the country.

Details Of E-Chhawani Portal

Launched byUnion Defence Minister Rajnath Singh
Launch DateFebruary 16, 2021
Number of BeneficiariesMore than 20 lakh citizens
Total Number of Cantonment Borards62
Purpose of the PortalSingle platform for all civic services
Official Websitehttps://echhawani.gov.in/portal/

Cantonment Boards in India are categorized in 5 commands of army. The commands are as follows:

  1. Central Command
  2. Southern Command
  3. Northern Command
  4. Eastern Command
  5. Western Command

All these commands in total covers 62 Cantonment Boards. Every cantonment board have its own website. The link for the websites of respective boards are given on the home page of E-CHHAWANI Portal.


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Services under e-Chhawani Portal

E-Chhawani Portal: This new portal will give the people a step towards smart governance in cantonment zones of the country. Here people will get all the municipal services at one place in online mode. One can file grievances online at home. Citizens can register complaints of their civic issues or problems online and the problems will be hopefully solved within 2 to 3 days.

Citizens can apply online for some of the documents related to municipality like trade license, Lease Revewal and Extension, sewerage connectivity etc. Online complaints can also be filed. You can check the status of your complaint here. Voter of the cantt areas are also given on the portal. You can see the wardwise number of voter at present in your cantonment area.

This online redressal of the civic issues related to municipalities will improve the standard of living in cantonment areas like cleanliness of public places, education, public health care, Mobile Toilets, Online Marriage hall booking, Building plan approval, Water bill online service, Birth and Death registration, Swachh Survekshan 2021, Guest House, civil roads, Community Centre, Recreation facilities, electricity supply, water supply in the area, maintenance of hospitals of the cantt area, bus stands, railway station services etc.

To get the services and file complaints online, you have to create an account on the e-chhawani portal.

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Departments covered under e-chhawani portal

Following departments of respective cantonment zones are covered under e-chhawani portal:

  1. Admin/Coordinator
  2. Accounts
  3. Sanitation
  4. Education
  5. Engineering
  6. Information Technology (IT)
  7. Hospitals and Dispensary
  8. Taxes and Revenue

Information available on e-chhawani portal

You can get every municipality related information on the Cantonment Board website of the respective board. The information available on this portal includes data about Recruitment, RTI, public recruitment, Tenders, Board proceeding, Citizen charter and downloads.

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How to register on e-Chhawani Portal

  • To register yourself on E-Chhawani Portal, visit the official page of your cantonment Board from below given links.
  • Once you visit the official website of respective board, click on Login link on the Home Page.
  • Then click on New Registration and register yourself on the portal using your mobile number and other necessary details.
  • After getting registered, Login on the portal using your user id and Password received on your registered mobile number.

Central Command Boards


Southern Command


Western Command


Northern Command


Eastern Command


How to download e-chhawani App

To download the app in your mobile, open Google Play Store in your mobile.

Type echhawani in search box and select the echhawani app.

Click on download and use the app for better experience.



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