Military Lands and Cantonments is an attached department of Ministry of Defence, Government of Pakistan. Directorate of ML&C Deptt provides advisory input on Defence lands and Local Government matters in cantonments to the Federal Government (Ministry of Defence) and all related stakeholders. Ministry of Defence heads ML&C Dept with its powers and authority particularly in Land matters, Financial sanctions and HR management. Major responsibilities of ML&C Deptt includes the acquisition or requisitioning of property for Defence Services, Delimitation of cantonment areas and Local self-government in Cantonment Areas. ML&C Deptt also ensures implementation of Cantonment Act 1924, Policies, Executive instructions and all relevant Rules & Regulations in the Cantonment Boards all over the country. read more

Sec Def

Secretary Defence

Lt. Gen Ikram ul Haq
HI(M) (Retd)


Maj. Gen Syed Hasnat Amir Gillani HI (M)

Addl. DG ML&C

Dr. Naeem Chaudry