Cantonment Board Clifton (CBC) was brought into existence through a Notification SRO No. 207(1)/ (83) dated 27-2-1983 in order to provide municipal cover to 8 DHA phases together with 13 Katchi Abadis located in the periphery and Blocks 8-9 of Clifton. It is spread over an area of 51.327 square kilometers with swelling population of 0.5 million at present. Karachi Cantonment is on its North and West; towards East lies City District Government Karachi (CDGK) and towards southern parameter stretches the Arabian Sea
Cantonment Board Clifton have developed numerous facilities for the residents and general public. Clifton Cantonment is a role model for other civic bodies to emulate. It is self-contained civic body which does not fall back for financial assistance either upon the federal Govt. or Provisional Govt.