Being a Statutory Body Cantonment Board has to cover its all expenses through its own income like local Government. It is the Revenue branch which make all the demand, collection etc.
At the beginning the area of Dhaka Cantonment was 490.31 acres, now its area is 3804.9145 acres. There are 3 types of land in cantonment, namely Class A, B and C. C class land is owned and managed by Cantonment Board. The area of “C” class land in Dhaka cantonment is 107.1245 acres.