The cultural capital of Karnataka, Mysuru is also an emerging IT hub with the second-largest software exports in the state. The City of Palaces retains its old-world charm and continues to be ranked number one among tourist locations in the country. Mysuru is the fourth-best tourist city in the world. The district also cultivates crops like sugarcane, cotton and tobacco. Karnataka State Warehouse Corporation APMCs and cold storage facilities for milk and ice cream are also present in the district. A proposed textile park with artisan clusters and silk clusters is set to drive the world-famous Mysore Silk manufacturing.

Infrastructure & Resources


The district has a total land area of 6,307 sq. km with 7.88% of forest cover. It has 24.37% uncultivated land along with 25.87% remaining land. Land Bank Availability: 813.5 acres


Mysuru comes under the Cauvery basin. However, the basin is drained mainly by rivers Cauvery, Kabini, Laxmana Tirtha, Harangi and their tributaries.


Power transmission to the district is being done by Chamundeshwari Electricity Supply Company Limited (CESCOM).

Natural Resources

Natural resources include quartz, magnesite, graphite, limestone, and dolomite.

Human Resources

Some of the prominent institutions in the district are University of Mysore, The Chamarajendra Technical Institute, National Institute of Engineering, Sri Jayachamarajendra College of Engineering (SJCE), Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI), Defense Food Research Laboratory (DFRL), All India Institute of Speech and Hearing and the Central Institute of Plastic Engineering and Technology (CIPET).


Mysuru has its very own domestic airport, and the Bengaluru International Airport is 145 km away, providing high accessibility to the district. Three broad gauge railway lines and highways NH 212, SH17 and SH33 provide excellent connectivity to the district. Mangaluru seaport and airport are accessible from the district.

Living in Mysuru

Temperatures in Mysuru vary between 11 degree celsius and 38 degree celsius. The district has all the basic amenities and provides excellent access to resources.


Private Hospitals and Nursing Homes


Community Health Centres


Government Hospitals


Primary Health Centres


Five-star and Four-star Hotels Available


High Schools


PU Colleges


Degree Colleges


Polytechnic Colleges


Medical Colleges


Engineering Colleges


Industries Growing With Karnataka

Balaji Malts Pvt. Ltd

Mysore Sugar Co. Ltd.

Graphite India Ltd.

Chamundeshwari Sugars Ltd.

Welspun Corp. Ltd.

Klean Pack Ltd.

Shahi Exports

Gokaldas Exports Ltd.

ICL Sugars

Investment Opportunities


Project & Description Industry Sector Estimated Cost (INR Crores) Agency Status
Development of Road from Narsipura to Tamil Nadu Border Transportation 7000 KSHIP DPR Under Preparation
Brownfield ESDM Common Facilitation Centre, Mysore ESDM 30.97 KBITS DPR Completed / Bidding Stage
Nutri/Nutraceutical and Phyto-Pharmaceutical Park (N2P2) Pharmaceuticals and Drugs 120 KBITS DPR Completed / Bidding Stage
Development of Mayur Commercial Complex Urban Infrastructure 30 Mysore City Corporation DPR Under Preparation
Development of Commercial Complex in Front of KSRTC Bus Stand Urban Infrastructure 24 Mysore City Corporation DPR Under Preparation
Processing of Solid Waste to Energy for Mysuru City Corporation Urban Infrastructure 40 Mysore City Corporation DPR Under Preparation
Development of Multilevel Parking and Commercial Complex at Zoo Urban Infrastructure 29 Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens (Mysore Zoo) DPR Under Preparation
Development of Cable Car at Four Locations in Karnataka Tourism 80 Tourism Department Conceptualization
Development of River Cruise Tourism 128 Tourism Department Conceptualization
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District Contact

Joint Director
District Industries Centre
CTI Building, Sayyaji Rao Road
Mysuru 570001

Phone: 821-2520886 / 2449810
Fax No: 2446885
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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