Organisation, Functions and Duties

[Section 4(1)(b)(i)]

 The Particulars of its Organization, Functions and Duties;

 Bangalore –Mysore infrastructure corridor ( BMIC)

The concept of BMIC was to have an efficient infrastructure corridor between the two growth centers Bangalore and Mysore, creating a counter magnet to the city growth and planned distribution of population through the growth centers by creating the new townships. In the view of above the government passed an order dated 20-11-1995 for implementing the corridor project.

The BMIC project area passes through the jurisdiction of several planning authorities making it difficult to implement the project in a comprehensive manner. Hence it felt necessary to create a single agency for planned development of the corridor by amalgamating the area falling under the different planning authorities to form a local planning area as per the section 4 (a) of the Karnataka Town And Country Planning Act 1961 vide notification no UDD 377 MIB 98 Dated 13-7-1999. Subsequently The ‘Bangalore – Mysore infrastructure corridor area planning authority’(BMICAPA) was constituted by the Government of Karnataka on 5th  october, 1999 as per Section 4 (c ) of the Karnataka town and country planning act -1961 , vide Notification No.UDD 377 MIB 98, dated 5 – 10-1999. Later the local planning area was amended, vide Notification No.UDD 130 Bem ru pra 2001, dated 20 –11 -2001. The BMICAPA local planning area comprises 701 sq km total area including 140 revenue villages, 54 part villages, Maddur town and five sustainable town ships.

The master plan for BMICAPA was approved vide Government order no .UDD 75 Bem ru pra 2003 Dated 12.02-2004, as such every land use, every change in land use and every development in the area covered by the master plan shall be conform to the master plan. The person who intends to carry out any development or change in land use in the jurisdiction of the planning area shall take permission from the authority.

Organization Structure

The BMICAPA consists of 21 members consisting of the (a) Chairman, (b) Member Secretary, (c) Representatives of the State Government, who represent the various stakeholders, (d) Representatives of local authorities, (e) and Special Invitees


The important functions of the Planning Authority comprise of:

  • Preparation of master plan for BMICAPA Local Planning Area under KTCP Act.
  • To regulate developments/growth within the local planning area as per the Zoning Regulations which includes sanction of building plans, development of layouts and Group Housing Schemes etc in the form of commencement certificate.
  • Preparation of town and village extension schemes for urban local bodies and local authorities and furnishing technical opinion to the same.
  • Furnishing technical opinion to Revenue Department for conversion of land for non-agricultural purposes.
  • Furnishing technical opinion related to Town Planning for K.H.B, KSSCB and other Government organisations.

Back to RTI Chart