ADVANTAGE OF BELGAUM

Gem of our State

Belgaum is the best amongst Tier Two cities in Karnataka, which the Government is taking active steps to promote industrially.

Infrastructure

An inland container depot is stationed at Desur near Belgaum. The Government has set up a Toolroom Centre at Belgaum to provide technical cues and training. Round the rock and abundant water supply is assured of in Belgaum. To develop specific sectors government of Karnataka s have setup and IT Incubation Centre at Gogte Institute of Technology, Belgaum and a Science and Technology Entrepreneurs Park at KLE’s engineering college. KIADB has setup 8 industrial areas and KSSIDC has setup 5 industrial estates which are fully developed. There is an exclusive auto park to house all auto related industries. The oldest agency in co-operative sector i.e. Belgaum Manufacturer’s Co-operative Industrial Estate at Belgaum has developed another 250 acres and provided best quality infrastructure at competitive rates.

Communication

713 Post Offices, 189 Telephone Exchanges, Mobile Connectivity Services by BSNL, Airtel, Hutch, Spice, Reliance and Tata Indicom form the communication hub at Belgaum. Broadband Internet connectivity rules the roost by over 12000 internet installments providing global connectivity.

Power

Belgaum has 87 sub stations with a capacity to receive and disseminate 1625 MW of power. Belgaum is bestowed with TATA Power Ltd. With 81.3 MV of power generation.

Water

District administration have planned to increase water supplying capacity of Hidkal Reservoir from 12 MGD to 18 MGD supported by another project of Rakaskop Reservoir from 6 MGD to 12 MGD. The city corporation has planned 24 X 7 water supply scheme for the city.

Information Technology

The perennial resources in human talent, querty skills backed by nifty education, and a resounding craze for technology make Belgaum an ideal place for investors looking to set shops in the IT Sector. The domains that could be potentially targeted within the IT bent are Medical Transcription, Call Centres, Software Development cum IT Testing Labs and Business Process Outsourcing Units supported by adequate GRE, TOEFL centres.