Karnataka : Land of Opportunities


Karnataka is a state in south western region of India. It was formed on 1 November 1956, with the passage of the States Reorganisation Act. Originally known as the State of Mysore, it was renamed Karnataka in 1973. The capital and largest city is Bangalore (Bengaluru).

Karnataka is bordered by the Arabian Sea and the Laccadive Sea to the west, Goa to the northwest, Maharashtra to the north, Telangana to the northeast, Andhra Pradesh Tamil Nadu to the southeast,and Kerala to the southwest. The state covers an area of 191,976 square kilometres (74,122sq mi), or 5.83 percent of the total geographical area of India. It is the seventh largest Indian state by area.

With 61,130,704 inhabitants at the 2011 census, Karnataka is the eighth largest state by population, comprising 30 districts. Kannada, one of the


  • Achievements of KIADB
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Achievments of KIADB

» Over 50 years of experience in Industrial promotion.

» Developed over 173 Industrial estates and 473 Single Unit Complexes.

» TMTP - Developed Integrated Machine Tool park of 500 Acres.

» Created over 1.5 million job opportunities.

» Promoted 3 SEZs. 




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Minister's Message

Shri. Jagadish Shettar

Hon'ble Minister for Large & Medium Scale Industries, Govt. of Karnataka.

‘Karnataka Industrial Areas Development Board’ is playing a prominent role in the development of industries since 1966. Till date, KIADB has developed 170 Industrial Areas in 30 Districts of the State. Karnataka is one of India's most progressing a vibrant and productive industrial ecosystem. Be it manufacturing, research or a startup, you can bank on our human resource which is admittedly the best and the most disciplined that India has to offer.  

  • Karnataka at a Glance
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Karnataka at a Glance

KIADB at a Glance


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