Situated in North East Karnataka

Divided into 5 administrative Talukas– Aurad, Bhalki, Basavakalyan, Bidar and Humnabad

Rich in non metallic minerals – Red-ochre, and laterite stone

Lateritic red soils and black cotton soils are the main soil types

Bidar Fort, Gurudwara Nanak Jhira Sahib, Manik Prabhu Temple, Narimha Zharna, Anubhava Mantapa are the main tourist attractions

Bidar identified as one of the nodes under the Chennai - Bengaluru Industrial Corridor

Location of the second biggest Indian Air Force training centre in the country
Bidar city known for Bidri handicraft products
Bidar city is known as "The city of wispering monuments"

Bidar on map of Karnataka

13,536 Crores

Total district GDP (INR)


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District per capita income (INR)


Area: 5,448 sq. km

Rivers: Manjari, Mullamiri and Jhulkinala

Population: 17.03 lakh

Population density: 276 persons per sq km




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Agri- Business and Food Processing

Pulse bowl of Karnataka 30% of the total MSME units are engaged in the agro and food processing sector

Auto Cluster

There are 200 Auto service industries in Bidar Established Auto service cluster under the GoI / GoK programme of MSE-CDP There is high thrust for establishing auto component industries

Textile, garments, leather and rubber

Textile and garments: Proposed dedicated apparel zones. Leather and Rubber: Identified industries are for leather shoes and chappals, leather fancy items

Industrial Profile

Eight  industrial estates

Eight  industrial areas

Bidar accorded in principle approval for the establishment of National Investment and Manufacturing Zones

There are  200 Auto service industries  in Bidar

Established Auto service cluster under the GoI / GoK programme of MSE-CDP

Sunrise Sectors


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