Cantonment Board Jalandhar is a local self Govt. body corporate under Ministry of Defence. Cantonment Boards are governed by provisions contained in Cantonments Act 2006. Cantonments are notified by Central Govt. wherever there is a civilian population intermingled with armed forces. Jalandhar Cantonment Board being a deemed municipality looks after the municipal and civic functions. It is the endeavour of the present Board to provide sustainable development to the residents of the Cantonment, the focus being primary education, health, hygiene and sanitation.

There are 8 Nos. of schools out of which 2 Nos. are Senior Secondary Schools, 2 Nos. are Primary Schools and 4 Nos. are Silver Oak Public Schools which are located at different locations inside the civil area of Jalandhar Cantt. All these schools are managed by Jalandhar Cantonment Board.