Koppal

Located in the northern part of Karnataka, Koppal as a district houses regions with second-largest agricultural production in the state. It has a marketing committee at Gangavati driving agriculture from the front. Koppal produces food crops like paddy, maize, jowar and bajra, and fruits like pomegranate and grapes. The region is also known for its plantation crops like beetle vine and coconut. A proposed rice technology park is set to add momentum to the food processing industries here. Tissue culture techniques to improve banana yields in local varieties will help farmers to select suitable crops for cultivation. Plans are on to build steel ancillary units across 154.39 acres with KAIDB acquiring land at Basapura village.

Infrastructure & Resources

Land

Koppal has 2% of the cultivated land allotted for fruit crops and 2% allotted for vegetable crops. Another 20 % is allotted for oilseeds, 18 % for spices and more than 50% of the cultivated land is utilized for cereal crops.

Water

River Tungabhadra is the perennial river flowing across the district through Gangavati, Koppal and Kushtagi taluks. It helps irrigate nearly 31% of the cultivable land in the region mainly by the Tungabhadra canal. Groundwater and minor irrigation facilities like bore wells and dug wells also aid in irrigation.

Power

Transmission to the district is done by Kalaburgi (Gulbarga) Electricity Supply Company Ltd while power generation is handled by various organizations like NTPC, KPCL etc.

Natural Resources

Natural resources in the district include syenite brittle, coronado stone, green quartz and building stone.

Human Resources

Some of the prominent educational institutions and training centres include Koppal Nursing College, Jagadguru Sree Gavisiddeshwara Ayurvedic College, Sardar Vallabhai Patel B. Ed College and Janatha Seva ITI.

Connectivity

The district has access to four international airports - Bengaluru (Bangalore), Mangaluru (Mangalore), Goa and Hyderabad along with two domestic airports. The Bengaluru (Bangalore) -Ballari (Bellary) -Gadag-Hubballi (Hubli) Railway Line passes through Koppal Town and connects the district to all major cities across India. Two national highways NH13 and NH 63 go through the district, and Goa, Karwar and Managaluru provide sea route access.

Living in Koppal

Temperatures in Koppal vary between 17 degree celsius and 45 degree celsius. The district has all the basic amenities and provides excellent access to resources.

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Allopathy Hospitals

312

Private Hospitals and Nursing Homes

9

Community Health Centres

48

Primary Health Centres

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Business Hotels Available

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153

High Schools

79

PU Colleges

17

Degree Colleges

6

Polytechnic Colleges

2

Medical College

1

Engineering College

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Industries Growing With Karnataka

Bhoruka Power Corporation

Kirloskar Ferrous Industries

Kalyani Steels Limited

Ultra Tech Cement

Xindia Steels Limited

Praxair India Pvt. Ltd

MSPL Ltd

Investment Opportunities

Projects

Project & Description Industry Sector Estimated Cost (INR Crores) Agency Status
Development of Rice Technology Park at Navali-Somnal Village, near Karatagi, Koppal District Agri Infrastructure 122 Department of Agriculture Marketing DPR Under Preparation
Development of Road from Uppin  Betageri-Dharwad Kalagh Tadas   (one package of KSHIP) Transportation Part of 7000 KSHIP DPR Under Preparation
Establishment of Modern Abattoirs in ULB’s Agri Infrastructure 6 DMA DPR Under Preparation
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District Contact

Joint Director
District Industries Centre
Opposite Mayur Hotel, Hospet Road,
Koppal 583231

Phone: 08539-231101 Fax: 231548
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]
Visit us at: www.investkarnataka.co.in

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]
Visit us at: www.kumbangalore.com

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]ic.in
Visit us at: www.kiadb.in