Famous for the very first hydroelectric project in India, Mandya has a rich legacy of prominent personalities overlooking its growth and progress. The oldest sugar factory on its soil has won Mandya the designation of a food processing and sugar zone by the Government of Karnataka. The district ranks third in sericulture across the state with 40, 000 sericulturists working to add a technology edge to sericulture. Mandya also grows spices like coriander, ginger and turmeric as well as a wide variety of flowers. Additionally, the handloom cluster is well established here and the ecosystem is strengthened by the presence of textile majors like Welspun, Gokaldas, Shahi Exports among others.

Infrastructure & Resources


Mandya has a land utilization of 33.91% for agriculture, holding 27.53% of uncultivated land and 4.26% forest cover along with 34.29% remaining land.


Cauvery, Hemavathi, Shimsha, Lokapavani, Veera Vaishnavi and Paschimavahini are the six major rivers in the district. Two major reservoirs Krishnaraja Sagar and Hemavathi aid the district in irrigation.


Power transmission in Mandya is done by Chamundeshwari Electricity Supply Corporation Limited (CESC).

Natural Resources

The mineral reserves in the district are distinct with granite, building stone, sand, quartz, felsite and ornamental stone.

Human Resources

Notable institutions in the district include PES College of Engineering and PES Law College. Several other institutions and technical centres provide skilled resources.


Along with two international and three domestic airports 97 km of railway line with 15 railway stations connects the district to major cities. Two national highways NH 48 and NH 209 provide road access. Kochi, Chennai, Karwar and Goa ports aid connectivity across sea.

Living in Mandya

Temperatures in Mandya vary between 20 degree celsius and 35 degree celsius. The district has all the basic amenities and provides excellent access to resources.


Allopathy Hospitals


Private Hospitals and Nursing Homes


Community Health Centres


Indian System of Medicine Hospitals


Primary Health Centres


Business Hotels Available




PU Colleges


Degree Colleges


Polytechnic Colleges


Medical Colleges


Engineering Colleges


Investment Opportunities


Project & Description Industry Sector Estimated Cost (INR Crores) Agency Status
Development of Mega Cattle Feed Manufacturing Plants Agri Infrastructure 600 KMF NA
Development of 2000 Mt Cold Chain Storage Facility Agri Infrastructure 300 KMF NA
Development of Health Drinks, FuncIonal & Ready to Eat Foods, Flavoured Milk, Milk Shakes etc. Manufacturing Plant Agri Infrastructure 160 KMF DPR Under Preparation
Mega Food Park at Bannenahalli village of K.R. Pete Taluk (Total extent 300 acres) Agri Infrastructure NA KMF NA


Additional Projects

  • Readymade Garments Textile park (Basaralu Village) – 200 acres
  • Granite & Food Processing (Malavalli Taluk) – 350 acres
  • Pharmaceuticals sector at Maddur Taluk – 350 acres
  • Formal Approval for Anagahallipura SEZ Srirangapatna Taluk for Wipro and Highstreet Developers – 29.94 Hectares and 44.25 Hectares
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District Contact

Joint Director
District Industries Centre
Near KSFC, Subhash Nagar,
Mandya – 571 401

Phone: 08232-224098/221358
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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