State Snapshots

  • World's 4th largest technology cluster in Bengaluru
  • Largest software exporter in India
  • Largest producer of aerospace and defence equipment in India /li>
  • Largest producer of coffee in India

Key Industries

  • Aerospace and Defense
  • Automobile and Auto Ccomponents
  • Agri and Food Processing
  • Biotechnology
  • Electronic System Design and Manufacturing
  • Electrical Vehicle
  • Heavy Engineering and Machine Tools

Karnataka is well connected to all major markets with 2 international airports,14 national highways and 115 state highways, and a rail network of 3,250 km. The state has a coastline of 300 km with 10 minor ports and one major port in Mangaluru. The Bengaluru - Mumbai Economic Corridor and Chennai - Bengaluru Industrial Corridor pass through the state.

Karnataka is the top recipient state during the F.Y. 2021-22 (upto June, 2021) with 48% share of the total FDI Equity inflows. Karnataka stands 4th in merchandise exports in the national export basket. Exports from the state stood at around $15 bn in 2019-20 which is 5.2% of India’s total exports.

Karnataka stands first in the world to set up a 2,000 MW Solar Park at Pavagada, the largest in the country of which 1,400 MW is operational. The total installed power capacity in the state stands at 28,800 MW.