General Land Register (GLR) is the authenticated record of the Govt. of India in respect of lands and tenures situated in the Cantonment. It is held by the Cantonment Board in respect of land situated in civil area and by Defence Estate Officer, Shahjahanpur in respect of lands situated in non civil areas of the Cantt.
It is a public document and can be inspected by anybody by paying a nominal fee to Board of DEO as the case may be. The GLR may be compared with the ‘Khatauni’ of State Govt. No other authority or department is competent to maintain this record. Corresponding to GLR there also exists a plan called GLR plan indicating the site maps of various survey numbers of the land situated in the Cantonment. The recorded entries in the GLR include _ Sy. No., area, description/purpose of property, classification of land, tenure of land and the name of the HOR.
The GLR is a legal document and entries mentioned in it are admissible in court of laws.