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Industry Profile Of Belagavi

► 61 large and medium scale industries with aggregated investment of INR 6,831.63 crores

► 52,410 MSME with an aggregated investment of INR 3,266 crores and employment of 3,24,526

► Foundry and power loom (MSME) cluster in Belgaum.

► Handmade artefact clusters including dolls and toys, horn and bone, metal ware, artistic chappals, pottery, terracotta, textiles

► 200 foundries producing more than 70,000 tons of automotive and industrial castings of ferrous base

► District known as Sugar Bowl of Karnataka, with 1.5 lakh hectares beng utilized for commercial production. Annual production of sugar is 1.2 lakh quintals.

► Around 20,000 power looms and 4,546 handlooms. Yarn processing, fabric processing, calendaring, silk reeling, twisting, hosiery, knitted garments and t-shirts form an important export base.

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About Belagavi

The fourth largest city, Belagavi houses India’s first notified Aerospace Precision Engineering and Manufacturing SEZ center. Rich deposits of bauxite and 200 foundries producing over 70,000 tons of automotive and industrial casting of ferrous base has made it an important center for manufacture of heavy machine tools and high pressure oil hydraulics.

The locational advantage of being right in the middle of Bengaluru – Mumbai region is a major advantage in developing the region as a support base for Automobile and Aerospace industries here. Belagavi spread across 13,433 sq. km comprises of 10 taluks namely Athani, Ballhongal, Belagavi, Chikkodi, Gokak, Hukkeri, Khanapur, Ramdurg, Raybag & Saundatti.


Belagavi is the second largest exporter of the state. Belagavi’s total GDP is a whopping INR 159.65 billion contributing 5.3% to state GSDP with the per capita annual income in the district being INR.52, 250. However, the GDDP trend is 4.3% CAGR from 2007-8 to 2012-13; with the agriculture and allied industries at the top with 8.1% contributions.

Industrial Areas

Name of Industrial AreaExtent (acres)
Kanaburagi Auto Complex267.00

Industrial Estates

Name of Industrial EstateExtent (acres)
Udayambag Tq. Karigarika Sangha0.32
Anagol- 121
Anagol- 24.6


Cluster placeCluster activity
BelgaumFoundry, Powerloom and artisan activities like Dolls & Toys,Horn & Bone, Metalware, Artistic Chappals by hand
AngolWooden Furniture Cluster
UdyambagMachine Tool and Engineering Cluster
KudachiKudchi Jaggery Cluster
MadhabaviFoot Diamond Leather Cluster
RamdurgaReadymade Garments Cluster,Birds Power loom Cluster
ChikkodiJaggery processing Cluster
KhanapuraBricks Processing Cluster, Pottery & Clay, Terracotta, Textiles Hand Embroidered
AthaniAthani Raisins processing cluster
GokakDolls & Toys

Industrial Landscape

Belagavi is at the forefront of infrastructure support and development with India’s first notified Aerospace Precision and Engineering SEZ spread across 300 acres by Quest Global. With 16 industrial estates, 6 industrial areas and one SEZ in the district it has more in the offing.

A land bank of 11,842 acres across the district along with sector specific zone for focused development makes this an ideal destination to invest. Suvarna Karnataka Development Corridor proposes an IT-BT Zone and Apparel Zone to tap the immense potential of 50,000 power looms that provide for 30,000 employments in the district.

The Foundry and Power loom (MSME) cluster in Belagavi promotes Dolls & Toys, Horn & Bone, Metal ware, Artistic Chappals by hand, Pottery & Clay, Terracotta, Textiles Hand Embroidered (Artisans)Clusters defining the rich inventory with niche focus in the region. The Athani chappal artisan cluster is a model example of a well planned growth for the district.

Belagavi is the emerging hub for storage/cold storage infrastructure augmenting the agriculture and allied industries here. 58 Export oriented units, 22 Sugar industries and Raisin and Jaggery cluster in Chikkodi taluk further enhance the agro base industries.

Belagavi Manufacturers Co-op. Industrial Estate is spread over 240 acres with nearly 200 units operating here. The Dabol-Bengaluru Gas pipeline that passes through the district adds to the growing infrastructure with industrial focus in the region

Presently 54 Large and Medium Industry with a total investment of 385 billion co-exist with the 44,142 varied SSI units amounting to 14.44 billion in aggregated investment.

AEQUS – Special Economic Zone

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