The State Planning Board was constituted under an Executive order in 1993 to advise the Government of Karnataka on matters relating to plans, programmes and priorities of the State. The State Planning Board has been reconstituted with the changes in Governments in the State. The Board is constituted under the Chairmanship of Chief Minister and consists of the Deputy Chairman, official members and non-official members. The official members are Planning Minister, Chief Secretary, ACS & Development Commissioner, Principal Secretary, Finance Department and Secretary, Planning, Programme Monitoring and Statistics Department. The Principal Secretary, Planning, Programme Monitoring and Statistics Department​ is the Member Secretary of the Board. The non official members are usually experts and academicians.