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.
BUILDERS’ ASSOCIATION OF INDIA, MYSURU CENTRE
- 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
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.