Bengaluru Rural

Bengaluru Rural

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The close proximity to a world class city offers an enormous advantage to Bengaluru Rural. Bengaluru Rural is well headed on the path of progress both with the productivity in the region i.e. the average agriculture yield is better than the state average; and secondly the district is one of the largest silk producing areas in India which is emerging as the most preferred destination for investors.

Economic Snapshot

Bengaluru Rural's total GDP stands at INR 75.57 billion contributing 2.5%to state GSDP. It's per capita annual income in the district being INR.1, 09,380. However, the GDDP trend is a robust 9% CAGR from 2007-8 to 2012-13; with the industry segment fueled by 9,307 Small Scale Industries being the highest contributors at 3.7%.

Agriculture in Focus

Bengaluru Rural cultivation is heavily tilted in producing cereals with 63.75% of sown area focused here, with 8.04% pulses and a mere 1.81% grows oilseeds. However it grows fruits like mango, guava, banana and grapes along with floriculture produce like rose, jasmine, marigold and aster with 42.75% net area land under cultivation.

Industrial Landscape

Bengaluru Rural has MSME abound catalyzing success for the industry sector here. These 9,307 SSI units work with 71 large and medium industries to deliver across a gamut of industries including agriculture, automobile, electronics, ophthalmological lenses and aerospace sector. The district has 6 industrial areas and 2 industrial estates with newer more focused Bengaluru Aerospace Park, an Aerospace SEZ planned to enhance support structure to the 12% MSME involved in the aerospace sector.

Bengaluru Rural has a good impetus on agriculture and allied products. It is a pioneer in silk production well supported by healthy domestic and global demand; 10% of MSME are involved in sericulture employing 51,700 people here.

The Government of Karnataka approved 100 acre Food Park at the cost of US$ 5.45 million is set to enhance the horticulture and floriculture sector in the region.

Information Technology, Pharmaceuticals, Automobiles, Textiles and Tourism are the other focus sectors in the district.

Land and Soil

Bengaluru Rural has congenial climatic conditions for sericulture, horticulture, livestock rearing and poultry farming. The district has a total land area of 2,298 sq. km with 25.80% of uncultivated land and 4.03% of forest cover.
The district has a natural resource of granite and felspar making granite industry a potential sector in the region..

Water Reserves

Bengaluru Rural is gifted with good rainfall of 650mm that cover 90% of the region. Reservoirs and tanks are extensively used for storage of water to irrigate and more. The region has 3 rivers Arkavati, Kanva and Dakshina Pinakini to serve the needs of the district.

Power Supply

Bengaluru Rural Power requirements are completely met by Bengaluru Electricity Supply Company Limited that is responsible for the power transmission to the district. The power consumption in the region stands at 638.29 MU for Industry and 207.47 MU domestic sector.

Knowledge Capital

Bengaluru Rural has educational institutions across the entire gamut including, engineering, medical, technical and primary education. It has 55 Government and PU colleges along with 5 Engineering colleges, 10 ITI colleges and 1 Medical and Dental college each along with 2 Polytechnic colleges and 1 Indian system of Medical College.

Medical Resources

The civic infrastructure in Bengaluru Rural is wholesome with 60 primary healthcare centers and 156 Private Hospitals, Nursing Homes and Clinics. It also has 54 Government hospitals and 9 Community Health Centers geared up to meet the needs of the district.

Connectivity

Bengaluru Rural is highly accessible across Road, Rail, Air and Sea. Four National Highways interconnecting the taluks and across all four directions is a definite advantage. Five railway stations spread across a rail route of 204.39 km, access to three international airports – Bengaluru , and Hyderabad; This along with domestic airports like Mysuru (Mysore), Hubballi (Hubli), Belagavi (Belgaum) and Mangaluru (Mangalore) airport and seaport plus Goa and Karwar port too.

The region is set for boom with high infrastructure readiness; an upcoming BICC signature project on a prime 35 acre is immersed in market study and master plan preparation, all set to be part of the 408 acre Devanahalli Business Park.

A multi-billion-dollar Devanahalli Business Park with two IT Parks are being established on nearly 400 acres (1.6 km2) adjoining the airport. An Aerospace Park, Science Park and a 10 billion-rupee Financial City are also coming up.

A City Gas Distribution Project for 1583 inch-km plan over 5 years to cover Bengaluru Urban and Rural districts at USD 125 mn (as per DPR) is on the anvil.

4 city cluster development of the proposed 8 have been identified under ADB supported programs at Nelamangala, Peenya, Dobaspete and Doddaballapur.
One needs to await for the Airport based SEZ at Kempegowda International Airport and another major project - The ICT R&D Centre at Devanahalli Tech Park of Karnataka to be set up by Global ITES Pvt. Ltd


Department of Industries & Commerce
#49, Khanija Bhavan, South Wing,
Race Course Road, Bengaluru - 560001