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

  Wards                  -           10

Bounded by:-

North         -           Akhtar Colony & Malir River

South         -           Arabian Sea

East           -           Qayyumabad

West          -           Cantt. Railway Station