Rightly called the laboratory of architecture, Bagalkote is a haven of natural resources like limestone and granite. Located in the northern part of Karnataka, the place provides immense opportunities for the cement industry and for setting up food processing units. With over 67% of the net area under cultivation, Bagalkote is a major producer of crops like cotton and sugarcane. The food processing sector is led by sugar factories and flour mills.

Infrastructure & Resources


The district has a total land area of 6,552 sq km with 12.31% forest cover. Bagalkote has varied climatic conditions and bimodal rainfall patterns that enables easy tilling of land. Land Bank Availability: 59.04 acres


The rivers Krishna, Malaprabha and Ghataprabha along with Hipparagi and Hirepadasalagi barrages are used to irrigate the land. Several lift irrigation systems, wells and canals contribute to more than 59% of irrigation in the land.


Bagalkote has a major hydel power project at the Almatti Dam reservoir and six power generation units that supply a combined capacity of 290 MW. The units utilize both the irrigation releases and flood flow to generate power.

Natural Resources

The region is rich in natural reserves like limestone, granite, pink granite and dolomite.

Human Resources

With several technical institutes and pre-university colleges in the district, there is no dearth of skilled manpower for various industries.


Three international and two domestic airports are accessible from this region. A broad-gauge railway line connects Bagalkote to Bengaluru and Mumbai via Gadag & Hutgi. Two national highways NH13 and NH 218 go through the district, and four seaports are accessible from this region.

Living in Bagalkote

Temperatures in Bagalkote vary between 18 degree celsius and 38 degree celsius. The district has well-developed infrastructure and access to basic amenities.


Government Hospitals


Allopathy Hospitals


Indian System of Medicine Hospitals


Primary Health Centres


Community Health Centres


Business Hotels Available


High Schools


PU Colleges


Degree Colleges


Medical Colleges


Polytechnic Colleges


Engineering Colleges


Industries Growing With Karnataka

JK Cement Works

Bagalkot Cement & Industries Ltd

Nirani Group of Companies Ltd

Investment Opportunities


Project & Description Industry Sector Estimated Cost
(INR Crores)
Agency Status
Development of Road From
Bagalkote to Gadag (one package of KSHIP)
Transportation Part of 7000 KSHIP DPR under preparation
Development of airstrips in Karnataka Transportation NA KSIIDC Conceptualization
Development of Agri-logistics Hub Agri Infrastructure 680 KAPPEC DPR under preparation

Additional Projects

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District Contact

Joint Director
District Industries Centre
Room No:135, Adalita Bhavana, Navanagar,
Bagalkot -587101

Phone: 08354-235294
Fax: 08354-235294
Email: [email protected]

Other Contacts

Additional Chief Secretary to Government Commerce & Industries Department
# 106, 1st Floor, Vikasa Soudha, Dr. Ambedkar Veedhi, Bengaluru 560 001, India

Phone: +91 80 2225 2443
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Commissioner for Industrial Development Director of Industries and Commerce
No. 49, South Block, Khanija Bhavan
Race Course Road Bengaluru 560 001, India

Phone: +91 80 2238 6796
Email: [email protected]
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Chief Executive Officer
Invest Karnataka Forum

3rd Floor, Khanija Bhavan (East Wing), No. 49, Race Course Road, Bengaluru – 560 001, India

Phone: +91 80 22205333
Email: [email protected]

Managing Director
Karnataka Udyog Mitra
3rd Floor, Khanija Bhavan (East Wing), No.49,
Race Course Road, Bengaluru 560 001, India

Phone : 91-80-2228 2392, 2228 5659; 2238 1232
Email : [email protected]
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Managing Director
Visvesvaraya Trade Promotion Centre (VTPC)

VTPC Building, Kasturba Road, Bengaluru-560001.

Phone: 080-2286 0644, 2253 4444
Email: [email protected]

Chief Executive Officer and Executive Member Karnataka Industrial Areas Development Board
4th & 5th Floor, East Wing, Race
Course Road, Bengaluru 560 001, India

Phone: +91 80 2226 5383, 2226 7900
Email: [email protected]
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