Chamrajnagar

Chamarajanagar is the southernmost district of Karnataka, situated at a distance of 185 km from Bangalore

Divided into 4 administrative divisions- Chamarajanagar, Gundlupet, Kollegal and Yelandur

Has vast reserves of black granite

Agriculture is the backbone of the economy with the net sown area being 1.75 lakh hectare

Sericulture is a traditional activity in the district

Suitable for inland fishing, particularly in the ornamental fish segment

Highlights
Excellent social infrastructure
Emerging hub for Poultry farming and Piggery
Handloom cluster in kollegal

Chamrajanagar on map of Karnataka

11,390 Crores

Total district GDP (INR)

1.2%

Contribution to state GDDP

100,000

District per capita income (INR)

Demographics

Area: 5,671.71 sq km

Rivers: Cauvery, Palar, Gundluholeand Suvarnavati

Population: 10.21 lakhs

Population density: 200 persons per sq km

17%

Urbanization

61%

Literacy rate

Social Infrastructure

Technical Education

1

University and Higher Education

11

Primary Health Centres

61

Community Centres

3

Agro and Food Processing

Horticulture crops production is 1.98 lakh tonnes valued at INR 121 crores Owing to expanding horticulture, there is scope to integrate the value chain with Value Added Process (VAP) based industries Scope in building of storage facilities

Sericulture

Traditional district identified for sericulture Total area under mulberry cultivation is 1,769 hectares with a total of 3,169 serculturists Climatic conditions favour the development of sericulture in the district throughout the year Various varieties of mulberry are available

Fisheries

Availability of tanks and reservoirs- suitable for inland fishing, especially in the ornamental fishing segment Increasing domestic demand for fish- leveraged by development of organic markets or kiosks

Industrial Profile

3 industrial estates

Emerging hub for Poultry farming and Piggery and Handlooms cluster in Kollegal.

Sunrise Sectors

Investors

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