The Shillong Cantt. Board is responsible for cleaning of streets, drains, collection of garbage as well as control of nuisance and removal of vegetation in the Civil Area of Cantonment. Conservancy services are also rendered to the troops as per the terms of agreement executed between the Cantonment Board and the Station Commander. For smooth and efficient functioning of the sanitation Cantonment has been divided into two zones which have been further subdivided into the circles.
Efforts are being put to augment the sanitation profile of the Cantt. by public co-operation, detailment of additional manpower through contract and invoking panel provision under the Cantt. Act. The system of collection, transportation and disposal of garbage is also being mechanized by inclusion of a tipper truck in the Conservancy fleet.