Chikaballapur

New district that has been carved out of the existing Kolar district in the year 2007 

Key transport link to North Bangalore and a regional transport and educational hub 

Divided into 6 Administrative Divisions – Gouribidanur, Gudibande, Begepalli,  Chikkaballapur, Sidlaghatta and Chintamani. 

Major producer for grapes, grain and silk. 

Rich in agriculture, horticultural and livestock resources 

Highlights
Major developments include: Silk city – with an investment of INR 70 Crore
Presence of Melur Textile Development Society
Touted to have the potential of being Greater Bengaluru

Chikkaballapur on map of Karnataka

12,941 Crore

Total district GDP (INR)

1.4%

Contribution to state GDDP

90,000

District per capita income (INR)

Demographics

Area: 4,244 sq km

Rivers: Papagni, Chitravathi and Dakshina Pinakini

Population: 12.55 lakh

Population density: 296 persons per sq km

22%

Urbanization rate

70%

Literacy rate

Social Infrastructure

Technical Education

1

University and Higher Education

63

Primary Health Centres

101

Community Centres

2

Agri and allied industries

Livestock rearing is an established business District produces 0.7 million litres of milk per day Scope for poultry and meat production in the district 892 agro based MSME units with an investment of INR 3,652 lakhs

Sericulture

Second leading district in the State, average cocoon production higher than the state average Mulberry cultivated in 16,361 ha covering 25,531 families in the district Annual income generated is INR 177 crores

Fisheries

Availability of tanks and reservoirs in the region Suitable for inland fishing, especially in the ornamental fish segment Increased domestic demand for fish can be leveraged by development of organized markets and kiosks

Industrial Profile

Five  industrial estates

Two industrial areas

Melur Textile Cluster Development Society is located here

Second leading  district in the State in cocoon production

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