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