Builders’ Association Of India

  • The Builders’ association of India was founded in Pune in the year 1941 and afterindependence,the head quarters was shifted to Mumbai.
  • BAI is recognised as the apex body representing the construction industry and is a part of the Construction Industry Development Council which is directly under the control of the Prime minister of India.
  • BAI is also on several relevant National Committees including the Indian Standards Organisation. BAI is the founding patron of the National Institute of Construction Management and Research (NICMAR) at Pune and The National Academy of Construction in Hyderabad.
  • There are more than 15,000 direct members and 10,000 indirect members spread over more than 148 BAI Centres across the country.


  • The Builders’ Association of India, Mysuru centre came into existence on Sunday 11thOct. 1987.
  • Our former Prime minister and the then PWD minister, Govt of Karnataka, Sri. H.D. Devegowda inaugurated Mysuru BAI chapter with Sri. Late A.V. Hampe Urs as the founder chairman.
  • Technical Talks, technical seminars (Buildtech), Exhibitions (MyBuild) ,Property show (MyRealty) are held every year to the benefit of both the Builders’ fraternity and the public.
  • Only centre in India to impart training to Civil Engineering students through SHILPI.
  • The first ever ladies wing SPOORTHI who assist in the activities of our centre.
  • SAAYA the youth wing ,group of the children of our members who are groomed in learning and assisting BAI.
  • No elections in the history of 30 years
  • Rigorous training being adopted and ladder system followed before elevation to head as Chairman of the centre.
  • Strict adherence to the guidelines formulated.
  • From a handful of members ,today Mysuru BAI is 200 plus strong .BAI’s presence has been appreciated by the people of Mysuru and the members of the building industry.
  • Adjudged as the best centre in India for 16 consecutive years

BAI’s Vision

To promote and foster feelings of brotherhood, unity, co-operation, mutual trust and to eliminate unhealthy competition amongst the Contractors and the Builders.

  • To build public confidence in the construction industry by advocating ethics in the business through transparency and accountability.
  • To establish healthy and cordial relationship between the client, contractor and end-users, so that all construction projects are completed without any time or cost over-runs.
  • To interact with Government bodies like State Public Works Departments and the Central Public Works Department to modernize methods and specifications of works towards ensuring suitable work ethics in the Industry and standardizing tender procedures. Contracts awarded on the basis of such standardization will ensure uniformity in execution of construction jobs.
  • To achieve highest standards of efficiency and quality by adopting methodology which could be derived from both Indian and International Standards with a view to making the construction sector competitive in domestic as well as international markets.
  • To ensure that contractors adopt methods which are environment-friendly like use of pre-engineered and pre-manufactured products, seeking inter-alia tax concessions on the same from the Government.
  • To not only regulate safety procedures and issue guidelines for minimizing loss of life or property at construction sites but also to enhance welfare of workers.
  • To develop linkages with other industry and Trade Associations, Chambers of Commerce, Federations etc. to enhance the value of its services to members. It shall network with international bodies and gain global presence for its members.
  • To regard workers and technicians as the key resource for construction industry. It shall support and establish training institutions to train workers and technicians.


  • The first-ever Ladies’ wing of BAI took centre stage in the year 2001 and since then grown in strength with memebers of SPOORTHI leading a helping hand in all the activities of BAI, Mysuru.
  • Spoorthi members are the spouses of the members of BAI, Mysuru.
  • Spoorthi is involved in organising health camps and conducting several programs for the welfare of the construction workers and their families.
  • A school is identified in which the majority of children belong to construction fraternity is recognised and is adopted by Spoorthi.
  • Scholarships are awarded to the deserving girl child of a Construction labour and help to continue her education.

May Day

  • May Day is celebrated by BAI every year in a grand manner.
  • Deserving experienced artisans from various disciplines are honoured on MayDay.
  • Various sports activities are organised for the construction workers and their families on MAY Day.
  • More than 400 construction workers and their families participate in the sports.


  • BAI honours the children of construction workers who are toppers of SSLC and II PUC exams every year.
  • The children are given a certificate and a cash award.
  • FewDeserving children are awarded with scholarships to continue their studies.


  • Technical Programs like Tech talks , workshops for artisans are held regularly while mega events like BuildTech and MyBuild are organised annually for the benefit of the people of Mysore and also to the building fraternity .
  • During the year, the centre organises a series of interesting product presentations.
  • We are a cohesive group of members with great camaraderie, and the members participate in all programmes very actively and enthusiastically. Very appropriately, our centre has been adjudged the BEST CENTRE in the country consecutively for the last Sixteen years.


  • BAI celebrates Builders’ Day every year during October and Eminent Builders are honoured on this day.
  • “ Builder of the year” award is given to a builder in recognition of his work.
  • “ Life time Achievement award “ is given to a senior member of BAI in recognition of his service to the construction industry.
  • “Member extraordinaire “ award is given to member in recognition of his service to the association.


  • Engineers’ Day and Teachers’ Day are celebrated every year.
  • Eminent engineers, teachers are felicitated on this day.
  • “Engineer par excellence “ award is given to an engineer for his/her yeomen service in the field of construction.
  • “Teacher extraordinaire “ award is given to an engineer teacher for his/her dedicated service to the student fraternity.


SAAYA is the Children’s /YOUTH wing of BAI which lends a helping hand in many activities of BAI and SPOORTHI.

Saaya is groomed slowly for a better tomorrow in technical , administrative areas and also give them correct exposure to the cultural activities thereby honing their networking skills with BAI members.


  • Regular monthly meetings
  • Regular "Technical evenings" on various topics related to Construction.
  • Technical visits to places of importance.
  • Regular Seminars and Workshops.
  • Training programs for Artisans, site engineers and Students.
  • Annual out-station tour.
  • Regular family get-togethers
  • Our team plays regular Cricket Matches
  • Community service through "Spoorthi"
  • Excellent Fellowship Amity and Solidarity among our members


  • Organized 'Dakshina Parva', the Southern Regional Builders convention at Mysore In December 2001
  • Organizes 'My Build' Exhibition of Building Materials every year
  • Formed 'Spoorthi', LADIES wing of BAI, Mysore Centre, the only one of its kind in the whole nation
  • Formed “Shilpi” – The student’s wing, first of its kind
  • Formed 'My build fund' , a unique Insurance scheme for members
  • Organized General Council and Managing Committee Meetings of BAI, at Mysore, on three occasions
  • Publishes 'Mysore Shilpi’ - The in house News letter every month
  • Organizes “My Realty” a grand property show much sought after by the citizens of Mysore
  • Organizes a National technical seminar “Build Tech” with eminent speakers speaking on various topics every year
  • Felicitation to eminent technocrats with engineer extordanaire award every year
  • Organizes product presentation by noted companies
  • Celebrates Builders’ Day and recognizes an innovative and path breaking Builder of the center and honours him with the “Builder of the year” award
  • Won the best Centre for motivating Quality assurance and construction by BAI, HQ, for three consecutive years 1998,1999 2000
  • Organizes Workshops for Site Engineers, masons - which has become very popular
  • Won the best center award from past seven years

Community Services

  • Regular training program for Artisans.
  • Honor the children of construction workers who top the SSLC and PUC examinations
  • Honor the rank holders in civil engineering exam conducted by the University of Mysore
  • Organize sports meet for the construction workers to commemorate May day. Around 450 workers including women take part in various events
  • A free health camp for construction workers and their families is organize. More than 200 people benefit from this camp

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