eChhawani Portal

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Government has approved the extension of Online Building Plan Approval System (OBPAS) under eChhawani portal to five more Cantonment Boards, namely Agra, Ranikhet, Babina, Jammu and Cannanore.


  • eChhawani is a citizen-centric project of the Directorate General of Defence Estates, Ministry of Defence.
  • Under this initiative, Cantonment Boards provide online citizen services to more than 20 lakh residents across 62 Cantonments in the country.
  • The unified portal provides access to civic services along with all relevant information in a simple, easy to understand and effective manner.
  • As a step towards facilitating ease of living, over 2.18 lakh property taxpayers living in cantonment areas would be able to apply online for mutation in the property tax register under the eChhawani portal (

    Source : PIB