HISTORY


Clifton Cantonment remained a part of Karachi Cantt. till 1980. Created as an independent cantonment by bifurcating Karachi Cantt, through a Notification dated 09-08-1980. It covers virtually the whole of DHA, 07 Katchi Abadies located on the periphery and Block -8 & 9 of old KDA Scheme-5. DHA and CBC both are sister organizations & have to work hand in hand to provide quality services to the residents. One of the poshest localities of Karachi, Sprawling shopping centers and decent re-creational areas, neat and clean environment. 18 km long beach towards Southern proximity and Self-reliant civic body which does not depend upon either Federal or Provincial Govt. for financial assistance. The area includes 8 DHA phases, Block-8 & 9 of old KDA Scheme-V & 07 Katchi Abadies i.e, Punjab Colony, Dehli Colony, Madni Abad, Pak Jamhuria Colony, Bakhshan Village, Chandio Village & Lower Gizri. The Cantonment has total 63 Nos of boundary pillars and predominantly inhabited by civilian populace:-

  • Only a linear portion towards the North has certain pockets of military setups like:
  • Transit Camp
  • PNS Shifa
  • Race Course Ground
  • Certain units of signals etc

 

STATISTICS


Establishment 

09/08/1980

Area

51.33 Sq Km

Ward

10

 

Bounded by:-


North 

Akhtar Colony & Malir River

South

Arabian Sea

East

Qayyumabad

West

Cantt. Railway Station