Karnataka’s foray into the textile sector has turned out to be quite a successful venture. So much so that Bangalore has earned itself the moniker of the ‘garment capital of India’. With the textile industry occupying a key position in the economy of Karnataka, the state government is working towards leveraging the potential for growth […]
Industries in Karnataka
Karnataka is one of the leading industrial states of India. Holding the fifth highest GDP ranking among all Indian states, Karnataka’s GDP growth is 17% (2016-17). This indicates its potential for further industrial growth.
Bangalore, the capital of Karnataka, is the IT hub of India and also the fourth largest technology cluster in the world. Industrial diversity is evident from the fact that Bangalore has earned the nickname of ‘garment capital of India’. The state has a total of 47 IT and ITeS SEZs along with three software parks. Presence of dedicated IT investment regions is supportive to the fast growth of its IT industry.
The largest software exporting state of India, Karnataka, has robust textile, agro, aerospace, heavy engineering and automobile industries too. Around 60% of biotechnology companies have a branch in Karnataka and it generates 50% of the total revenue earned by the Indian biotechnology industry. Read more about industries in Karnataka .
Karnataka is a state that is rich in mineral resources. It is also one of the leading industrialized states of the country. The iron and steel industry of the state plays a very important role in its growth and development. It is one of the key industries required for industrial progress. Various important industries like […]
Karnataka is one of the top ranking industrialized states in the country. The state has emerged as a major centre for the petrochemical industry. Based on the production volume, India occupies 12th position in the global chemical industry. The petrochemical sector forms a big part of this industry. Karnataka is a key contributor to the […]
Karnataka is a prominent name in the field of industrial growth in India. The cement industry in Karnataka is one of its largest and fastest growing industries. India is the 2nd largest cement producing country in the world. Karnataka produces more than 11 million tons of cement annually. It contributes to 6.51% of the total […]
Karnataka occupies the fourth position in automobile production in India. The state’s contribution amounts to 8.5% of the national output in this sector. The automotive industry in Karnataka is responsible for providing employment to more than 55000 people in the state. The state has more than 50 automobile component manufacturers carrying out their operations within […]
Karnataka has emerged as a leading player in the biotechnology revolution of India. Today Karnataka is considered as the biotech hub of the country. It is the preferred destination biotech investment in the country. More than 60% of the biotech companies in the country have a base in Karnataka. The state is responsible for 50% […]
The term plantation refers to the cultivation of crops on an extensive scale for commercial sale. The plantation industry in Karnataka depends on several high-value commercial crops such as coffee, tea, rubber, pepper, cardamom, cashew, coconut, areca nut, etc. The main districts where plantations are carried out in Karnataka are Chikmagalur, Hassan, Kodagu, Dakshina Kanada. […]
Karnataka is one of the fastest growing states in terms of the pharmaceutical sector in India. The state occupies the fifth position in the pharmaceutical exports. Around 40% of the state’s pharma produce is exported overseas. The state contributes about 10% to the pharmaceutical export revenues of the country. At present Karnataka is home to […]
Karnataka is a leading state in terms of industrial growth in India. It is the hub of the IT industry in the country. The technology cluster in Karnataka ranks as the fourth largest in the world. The state has 47 IT and ITeS SEZs, several regions dedicated to IT investment, and three software technology parks. […]
Karnataka is regarded as the hub of aeronautics industry in India. With the establishment of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) in 1940, aerospace activities in Karnataka started taking flight. The establishment of HAL was followed by the establishment of defence R& D and public sector undertakings institutions like BHEL, NAL, GTRE, DRDO, BEML, ISRO, ADA, ADE, […]