Chief Executive Officer

02 Pooja P Palicha (CEO)
Smt Pooja P. Palicha, IDES

The Chief Executive Officer is an officer of Indian Defence Estates Service cadre of Civil Services and works under the administrative control of Director General, Defence Estates, Govt. of India, Ministry of Defence. Smt. Pooja P.Palicha, IDES is the Chief Executive Officer of Wellington Cantonment at present.

The Duties of the Chief Executive Officer are as follows:

1. To exercise all the powers and perform all the duties conferred or imposed upon him by or under this Act or, any other law for the time being in force;

2. Prescribed the duties of, and exercise supervision and control over the acts and proceedings of, officers and other employees of the Board;

3. Be responsible for the custody of all records of the Board;

4. Arrange for the performance of such duties relative to the proceedings of the Board or of any committee of the Board or of any committee of Arbitration constituted under the Cantonments Act, as those bodies may respectively impose on him;

5. Comply with every requisition of the Board on any matter pertaining to the administration of the cantonment;

6. Subject to any restrictions, limitations and conditions imposed by this Act, to exercise executive power to ensure that the administration of the Board is carried out in accordance with provisions of this Act.

Message From CEO

This portal is designed to provide a comprehensive and in-depth view of our goals, reflecting the pride and humility we have as public servants. It conveys our sense of mission and vision. Keeping with the changing times, we have made our best efforts to adapt quickly to the needs and requirements of the citizens. Since its inception in 1853 to the present day, our tradition of ingenuity has driven continuous improvement in the way we operate and a relentless drive for growth.
Through our portal, the citizen shall be informed of our commitment to the communities in which we operate; our work to protect and sustain the environment which we all share; our pioneering technology and innovation to build a better future for our citizens.
Our focus is to challenge the status quo; working proactively with our citizens to find the best solutions and ensuring decentralization in governance. These are tough yet exciting times for WCB and I hope the citizen would understand our passion and commitment to service as one browses through this portal.