Bappeda is a technical institution in the field of regional development research and planning led by a head of institution who is under and responsible for the governor, district head, and mayor through the regional secretary. With this mandated role, a social application is created such as the Anti-Poverty Application Program.
Bappeda was formed based on considerations:
- In order to attempt to increase the harmony of development in the regions, it is necessary to increase the harmony between sectoral development and regional development.
- In order to attempt to guarantee the pace of development, balance, and sustainability of development in the regions, more comprehensive, directed and integrated planning is needed.