Rawalpindi locally known as ‘Pindi’ is a district of Pakistan in the north of the province, Punjab comprising area of 5,286 km2 (2,041 sqmi). The City-District of Rawalpindi comprises seven autonomous tehsils. It is the Headquarters of Pakistan’s Armed forces and is home for many industries and factories.
The City District Government is situated on the ketchehury Road, in the heart of Rawalpindi Cantonment. It has been established on August 14, 2001 under the proposal of NRB (National Reconstruction Bureau). The Purpose was to provide access to the people of the District to Government Bodies on District level and decentralization of Commissioner System due to its monopolistic approach.
In City District the Town Municipal Corporation is responsible for those functions assigned to the Tehsil Municipal Administration in the common District. The City District Government intends to provide empowerment to politics by improving governance and decentralization of the administrative authority. Different departments have been established for working under one platform.
The City District Government strives to provide a supportive framework for women solves the problems of urban and rural areas by providing equal facilities and opportunities and ensures various deliveries of services in various sectors at grass root level. The City District Government is unique in the fact that it works on prescribed funds by managing proper costs and transparent utilization of funds and makes apparent decisions through consensus and participation.