Bal Bhavan is functioning in a portion of Cubbon Park with an area of 12.5 acres. To promote alround development of children, by providing various programmes and implementing them, government constituted the Bal Bhavan Society in 1985.
There are district and taluk Bal Bhavans in the state providing recreation and extra curricular activities for children. The Deputy Commissioners of the concerned district are the Chairpersons of district Bal Bhavans and the Deputy Director of Women and Child Development of the concerned district is the Member Secretary and the committee is constituted with various department officers are members. The Assistant Commissioners of the concerned sub-divisions are the Chairpersons for the taluk Bal Bhavans and Child Development Project Officer of the department is the member secretary with other department officers as members. These committees are taking up various developmental activities.