Chief Executive Officer Nagesh Kumar Pandey (IDES)
Shri Nagesh Kumar Pandey , IDES

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. Shri Nagesh Kumar Pandey, IDES is the Chief Executive Officer of Ranikhet Cantonment Board at present.

The Duties of the Chief Executive Officer:

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.


With the promulgation of Right to Information Act, 2005, the Cantonment Board, Ranikhet has availed the opportunity for wider dissemination of easy access to information for the public by launching the Cantonment Board Web site. It is expected that the newly launched Web site would further increase the interface between the Cantonment Board and the public. The transparency which is the inherent feature of the Web site will instill more faith in the administration. The Ranikhet Cantonment Board is the recent past took a giant leap forward in terms of creation of multi utility assets, beautification, maintenance of parks and gardens etc. It is indeed a great pleasure for all of us when people visiting the Cantt. appreciate the efforts of the Ranikhet Cantonment Board regarding the proper upkeep and beautification of the Cantonment. Yet there is a lot to be done as progress and development are continuous processes.

It will be our endeavor to provide easy access to maximum information for the general public to bring better interface between the public and the Cantt. Board and making the functioning of Cantt. Board more transparent and accountable Therefore we invite suggestion and feed back from the public on website so as to make it more informative and user friendly so that the very purpose of launching the website can be achieved to the maximum extent. The good governance is possible only with the active participation of the co-operation from the public. We believe that this web site will work as a medium for the same.