Cantonment Board, Mathura in a glance
- Year of Establishment : 1833
- Present Status : class II Cantonment Comprising 7 wards and Area 2649.402 Acrs
- Total area of Cantonment : 2649.402 Acrs
- Class A-1 Land : 1335.346 Acrs
- Class B-1 Land : 8.128 Acrs
- Class B-2 Land : 813.402 Acrs
- Class B-3 Land : 118.207 Acrs
- Class B-4 Land : 133.322 Acrs
- Class C Land : 91.31 Acrs
- Private Civil Area : 149.69 Acrs
- Cantt. Board Primary School : 02
- Cantt. Board Dispensary : 01
- Parks : 04
- Children Play ground : 01
- Army School (10+2) :01
- Kendriya Vidyalaya (10+2) : 01
- St. Dominic’s H.S. School : 01
- Military Hospital : 01
Entertainment & Sports
- Corps Officers Institute- Located next to the
Strike Corps offr’s Mess on the Mall
The Institute provides the following facilities-
- Open Air Cinema- This screens Hindi/English movies on all Monday and Wednesday at 1930 hrs in summers and 1815 hrs in winters. Light dinner is also catered for at nominal rates.
- Swimming POOL- A pool to international specifications is available along with a co-located modern health centre. The facility is open on all days expect Tuesday.
- Tennis- There are two courts with the facility to provide ball boys.
- A card room
- Depending upon the season, ice-cream, soft-drinks and other beverages are available on demand basis.
2. Strike Corps Golf Course- A well laid out nine hole golf course with greens, astride the river yamuna beckons the golfers. A deer pard and fish pond inside the golf course is an added attraction. Plans to develop the fairwaysare presently under execution. Till these come up, use of mats in the fairways is permitted. A limited number of half sets are available with the golf-club for use by guest golfers. Civilian Caddies are available at nominal charges.
Demographic and Academic Detail of Mathura
- Marathas Rule for 33 years.
- British Rule from 1803 to 1947
- Population Approx. 2.3 lac ( 20% Muslims approx)
- Constituencies/Assembly 01 Parliament & 05 Assembly
- Area: 3780 Sq.Km.
- Altitude : 187 metre above sea level
- Geographical Location : 27-28 degree North & 77-41 degree East
- Climate : 30-40 degree centigrade
- Rainfall : 66 Cms. ( June-Sept.)
- Language Spoken : Brij Bhasa, Hindi & English
- Visiting Season : Throughout the year.