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The chief minister has invited Finland to be a partner country in the Global Investors' Meet (GIM), slated to be held here in January , and. Just last year, Karnataka was named the most attractive investment destination in the Similarly, of the proposed investments of Rs 65, crore for units in , at investors' meets such as Global Investors' Meet held in Karnataka Stay up to date on all the latest Karnataka news with The New. Is Karnataka painting a too rosy a picture of its investment climate at the global investor summit? Ratan Tata was addressing the inaugural session of Karnataka's three-day global investor summit in Bengaluru to shut down from July to December in due to labour strikes,” he said. . Latest News».
Over the decades, Bengaluru has developed into a global hub for scientific research and innovation. The city made several components for the recently fired BrahMos supersonic cruise missile.
In recent years, a few cities, especially Hyderabadhave been trying to give Bengaluru tight competition in attracting investments in the technology sector. The city is still a favourite destination for technology multinationals for setting up innovation labs.
While other cities are catching up with Benglauru in the area of information technology, the city has moved ahead, conquering the startup space. Karnataka IT minister Priyank Kharge sees huge opportunity in the animation, visual effects, gaming and comics sector AVGCand believes the state is headed in that direction.
Karnataka: 91 percent investment plans in progress or dropped
Karnataka was the first state to recognise animation and gaming as an emerging sector, the minister said. His department even framed a dedicated AVGC policy to promote the sector and encourage entrepreneurs to create original content. To a question in the Lok Sabha in July, Union power and renewable energy minister Piyush Goyal said Mahindra Reva had installed 25 charging stations in Bengaluru at six locations as part of a pilot project.
Towards this, Thunder Volt Singapore has proposed establishing an electric vehicle and lithium battery manufacturing unit at Gowribidanur industrial area, about 80 km from Bengaluru, at an investment of Rs 1, crore.
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Global furniture giant Ikea is also all geared to set up asq ft store in Bengaluru, where about half of its employees will be women. In a chat with ET, CM Siddaramaiah said the state had progressed by leaps and bounds in attracting industrial investments in the last four years. That was more than double the FDI the state received in all of As per the RBI data, FDI inflows into Karnataka made up about one-fifth of what the entire country received in the first two quarters of this fiscal year.
The most favoured investment destination JK Tyre and Industries Ltd says it is setting up a global research and development hub in Mysuru, where it has three factories, more than any other place in India. A little over 4, people are building tyres, for trucks to two-wheelers.IBC World News_Roadshow in Bangalore on happening Haryana global investor’s summit -2016.
Yet, Umesh Krishna Shenoy, the vice-president workssays he finds a daunting challenge - which is to assemble a team of top scientists, from India and elsewhere, to work on newer and more efficient ways, and getting customers and partners to come to the city to work with the team. Also, a salubrious climate, bettered only by the state capital in Bengaluru. However, the second largest city of Karnataka in size has an airport not served by any airline.
The last commercial flight was in The train trip from Bengaluru is three hours, except for the Shatabdi that takes two hours.
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By road, a bus trip of km from the capital takes a little over three hours. So, for someone coming to the city from Delhi or Mumbai, the journey takes a day. This, he said, would make Mysuru an attractive investment place and help decongest Bengaluru. Mysuru has a population 1. In Karnataka, it is not so. Progressively, the gap is going to be worse. Software accounted for The Bengaluru urban district has The next large contributor is Dakshina Kannada, with 5. Bengaluru, with a population of 11 million, had 6.