Bengaluru Rural

Close proximity to a world-class city offers an enormous advantage to Bengaluru Rural. With more than 9000 small scale industries in the region, Bengaluru Rural has immense potential for MSMEs in agriculture and allied products. It is a pioneer in silk production which is well supported by a healthy domestic and global demand. More than 60% of its sown area focuses on cereals along with several fruits that grow in the region.

Infrastructure & Resources


The district has a total land area of 2,298 sq. km with 25.80% of uncultivated land and 4.03% of forest cover. Conditions are congenial for sericulture, horticulture and livestock rearing. Land Bank Availability: 852.3 acres


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


Bengaluru Rural's power requirements are completely met by Bengaluru Electricity Supply Company Limited. The power consumption in the region stands at 638.29 MU for industries and 207.47 MU for the domestic sector.

Natural Resources

The district has several natural resources like granite and feldspar, making the granite industry a potential sector in the region.

Human Resources

Bengaluru Rural has a literacy rate of almost 78%. Access to some of the best scientific and engineering institutions in Bengaluru Urban makes this place teeming with talent.


The place has access to two international airports, Bengaluru and Hyderabad, along with several domestic airports. There are also five railway stations spread across a rail route of 204.39 km. Being well-connected with Bengaluru Urban gives it access to three national highways and four major ports across the country.

Living in Bengaluru Rural

Temperatures in Bengaluru Rural vary between 15 degree celsius and 34 degree celsius. The district has well-developed infrastructure and access to basic amenities.


Allopathy Hospitals


Primary Health Centres


Community Health Centres


Four-star and Five-star Hotels Available


Primary Schools


High Schools


PU Colleges


Polytechnic Colleges


Degree Colleges


Industries Growing With Karnataka

Volvo India Pvt. Ltd.

Bell Ceramics

Tata Tea Ltd.

Cadbury India Pvt. Ltd.

KirloskarElectric Co. Ltd.

Gemini Steel Tubes Ltd.

Essilor Manufacturing India Pvt. Ltd.

Gokaldas Exports (P) Ltd.

Himatsingka Seide Ltd.

Bombay Rayon Fashions

Chrisails Silk Pvt. Ltd.

G.E. India Industries (P) Ltd.

Investment Opportunities


Project & Description Industry Sector Estimated Cost (INR Crores) Agency Status
Development of Road From Devanahalli to Kolar (SH 9) via Vijayapur & Vemagal Transportation 148 KRDCL DPR completed/Bidding Stage
Development of Road From Nelamangala to Chikkaballapura Transportation 168 KRDCL DPR completed/Bidding Stage
Setting Up of Conduit For OFC (Optical Fibre Cables) For BroadBand And Cable TV Operators Using BESCOM Electric Poles Urban Infrastructure (Telecommunication) NA BESCOM Conceptualization
Development of 3PL Logistic Park Transportation NA KSIIDC Conceptualization
Bangalore IT Park at Devanahalli IT IT NA KBITS DPR under preparation
Hardware Park at Devanahalli ESDM NA KBITS DPR under preparation
ESDM Cluster along with CLIK Doddaballapura (20 acres) ESDM NA NA Conceptualization

Additional Projects

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
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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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