Invest Karnataka

Karnataka: The Knowledge Hub of Asia

  • 103 R& D Centers.
  • 19 Universities.
  • 158 Engineering Colleges.
  • 114 Medical, Dental, Ayurvedic, Unani & Para-Medical Institutions.
  • 181 Polytechnics.
  • 1003 Industrial Training Institutes.
  • 47 International Schools
  • Karnataka IT Hub of India

Bengaluru – IT Capital of India

  • 743 MNCs.
  • 87 SEI CMM Level-5 IT companies in the world, there are 63 in India-out of which 32 – i.e 50% are in Bangalore.
  • 2084 IT Companies.
  • 5,50,000 IT Professionals (1/3rd of total IT professionals in the Country).
  • 4th Largest technology cluster in the world.

Karnataka State Map

  • 8th largest state in India, located on Deccan plateau of India.
  • 1,92,000 Sq. Kms in area with 29 Districts, 175 Taluks and 27028 Villages.
  • Population: 64.06 million.(2014)
  • Average rainfall-50-400 cms & Mean Min. temp: 12.5o to 33oC
  • Abode of world heritage & tourist centers.
  • Major Rivers: Cauvery, Krishna, Tungabhadra, Netravati, Kali, Kabini, and Hemavathy.
  • Literacy rate 75.36 %.
  • 7 National highways of 3,742 Kms & 9,829 Kms of State Highway.
  • Airports in 6 cities: Bangalore, Mangalore, Hubli-Dharwad, Belguam, Mysore, Toranagallu.Intercity connectivity by air within state.
  • 320 Kms of coastline. 3 Major Ports at Mangalore, Karwar & Belekere, and 5 Minor Ports.
  • 3192 Kms of Railways.
  • Power: Present capacity: 4363MW. Proposed: 10000 MW. Pioneer state in harnessing alternative sources for energy.
  • Rich deposits of iron ore, gold, asbestos, bauxite, chromite, dolomite, kaolin, limestone, magnasite, manganese, quartz, silica, felsite, molding sand, fuchsite quartz and ornamental granites
  • Balanced ecology in the state