The fourth-largest city, Belagavi, is the second-largest exporter of the state with a total GDP of INR 159.65 billion. The district devotes 48% of its land for cultivation of which pulses and cereals are the most important crops. Belagavi is also known for its fruits and vegetable cultivation, including staples like onion, tomato and potato. The district is home to India’s first notified Aerospace Precision Engineering and Manufacturing SEZ centre. Belagavi is the emerging hub for storage/cold storage infrastructure augmenting the agriculture sector and allied industries here.

Infrastructure & Resources


Belagavi has different agro-climatic conditions and soil types that enable its agriculture and allied sector. The district employs a major part of its cultivable land i.e its 48% of net sown area for commercial cropping. It has 26% of land remaining with it, along with 12% of uncultivable land and a 14% forest cover. Land Bank Area: 225 acres


Three major rivers, Krishna, Malaprabha and Ghataprabha run through the districts aiding irrigation. Belagavi has an above state average cover for irrigation, with over 58% of the net area irrigated.


HESCOM or Hubballi Electricity Supply Company Limited is handling the power transmission to the district of Belagavi. The average annual consumption of power in the region is 526.618 MU for industrial use and 406.376 MU for domestic use. A solar photovoltaic plant, as well as a gas-based project are in the pipelines.

Natural Resources

Belagavi is a treasure trove of mineral resources. Apart from the huge limestone reserves, it also has rich deposits of bauxite, uranium, silica sand, aluminium, laterite, dolomite, quartzite, and china clay, fuelling the aluminum industries here.

Human Resources

With several higher education institutions along with specialized institutions like the Visvesvaraya Technological University - Belagavi provides skilled human resources across various industry sectors.


Belagavi has its own domestic airport and also has access to two international airports and two domestic airports. By road, it has access across three national highways while forming a golden quadrilateral as part of Pune - Bengaluru National Highway. It is also connected by three seaports including Goa.

Living in Belagavi

Temperatures in Belagavi vary between 12 degree celsius and 38 degree celsius. The district has all the basic amenities and provides excellent access to resources.


Major Hospitals


Private Nursing Homes


Primary Health Centres


Community Health Centres


Four-star and Five-star Hotels Available




General Degree Colleges


Medical Colleges


Polytechnic Colleges


Engineering Colleges


Industries Growing With Karnataka


Hindustan Latex Limited

AKP Foundries

Dalmia Cement

Polyhydron Pvt. Ltd.

Forbes Campbell Knitwear

Gokak Textiles Ltd.

Shree Renuka Sugars Ltd.

Investment Opportunities


Project & Description Industry Sector Estimated Cost (INR Crores) Agency Status
Development of Road From Gotur to Kagewadi Transportation 174 KRDCL DPR Prepared/Bidding Stage
Smart City Mission In Karnataka Urban Infrastructure NA KUIDFC Conceptualization
Development of residential accommodation/ hotel for legislators next to Suvarna Soudha at Belagavi on PPP framework Urban Infrastructure 200 Public Works, Ports & Inland Water Transport Department, Dharwad DPR under preparation
Development of tourism-related infrastructure near Hidkal Dam Tourism 42 Karnataka Neeravari Nigam Limited DPR Prepared/Bidding Stage
Peninsular Region Industrial Development (PRIDE) Corridor Projects Industrial Infrastructure NA KSIIDC DPR Prepared/Bidding Stage
24×7 water supply to the entire corporation areas of Belagavi, Kalburgi and Hubli-Dharwad Urban Infrastructure 1809 KUIDFC Conceptualization
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District Contact

Joint Director
District Industries Centre
Belagavi – 590 008

Fax: 2441209
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
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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
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