Udupi is set to redefine business in a temple town. A haven for financial sectors, and the birthplace of four major public sector banks, Udupi is also home to high-security printing of share certificates and cheque books. Banking leaders like Vijaya Bank, Canara Bank, Corporation Bank and Syndicate Bank are present in the district. It has the highest density of banking branch offices in the state (Scheduled Commercial Banks). Udupi is also the largest grower of cashew nuts and exporter of jasmine flowers. The district offers expertise in the food processing sector. Apart from cashew nut, paddy and pulses like black gram, horse gram, green gram, cowpeas and groundnut are also grown here. Udupi has a keen eye on sectors like Information Technology, Engineering and Shipbuilding. These sectors have set precedence with renowned companies like Suzlon Infrastructure Ltd., Synefra Infrastructures Pvt. Ltd., Robosoft Technologies and Tebma Shipyards Limited operating here.

Infrastructure & Resources


The district has a total land area of 356,446 ha with 23.91% under cultivation and 24.52% of forest cover. It has 35.84% of uncultivated land along with 15.73% remaining land. Land Bank Availability: 67 acres


There are 289 tanks, 25,592 wells and 699 tube wells in the district irrigating 33,547 hectares of land.


Power transmission in the district is done by Mangaluru (Mangalore) Electricity Supply Company Limited (MESCOM). However, power is generated at an imported coal-based thermal power project in the district with the capacity 2 X 600 MW (1200 MW).

Natural Resources

The district has natural deposits of silica sand, bauxite, lime shell, building stone and clay.

Human Resources

Manipal University in the district is an international education hub excelling in the fields of medicine, engineering and management. The district also has other important institutions such as Canara College of Nursing and Vaikunta Baliga College of Law.


Bengaluru (Bangalore) International Airport and five other domestic airports ensure high accessibility for trade and commerce. A broad gauge rail route of 100 km with six railway stations and three national highways NH 66, NH 17 and NH13, provide access to Bengaluru, Goa, Chennai Hyderabad, Mumbai and Pune. Mangaluru, Karwar and Goa also provide port access.

Living in Udupi

Temperatures in Udupi vary between 17 degree celsius and 39 degree celsius. The district has all the basic amenities and provides excellent access to resources.


Allopathic Hospitals


Private Hospitals and Nursing Homes


Community Health Centres


Government Hospitals


Primary Health Centres


Fout-star Hotels Available


High Schools


PU Colleges


Degree Colleges


Polytechnic Colleges


Medical Colleges


Engineering Colleges


Industries Growing With Karnataka

Robosoft Technologies

Suzlon Energy Limited

Lamina Foundries Ltd.

CS India Steel Pvt. Ltd.

Tebma Shipyards Limited

Manipal Education and Medical Group

Investment Opportunities


Project & Description Industry Sector Estimated Cost (INR Crores) Agency Status
Development of City Bus Terminal at Udupi Transportation NA KSRTC DPR Under Preparation
Establishment of Modern Abattoirs in ULB’s Transportation NA KSIIDC Conceptualization
Development of Airstrips in Karnataka Transportation NA KSIIDC Conceptualization
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District Contact

Joint Director
District Industries Centre
No. 36-C, industrial Area, Manipal,
Udupi- 576 104

Phone: 91-820 -2575655, 2575650
Fax: 91-820-2575655
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]
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]
Visit us at: www.kiadb.in