Gadag

Gadag  carved out of Dharwad district in 1997, is located in the northern part of Karnataka

Surrounded by Bagalkote district to its North, Koppal district to its East, Ballari district to tis South West

Divided into five administrative divisions namely, Nargund, Ron Gadag, Shirahatti and Mundargi

Important seat  of Hindustani music

Highlights
Homeland of the first cooperative movement in India
Hometown of Hindustani singer Bharat Ratna awardee Pandit Bhimsen Joshi
A tourist place endowed with many temples and greenery

Gadag on map of Karnataka

10,628 Crores

Total district GDP (INR)

1.2%

Contribution to state GDDP

88,206

District per capita income (INR)

Demographics

Area: 4,657 sq km

Rivers: Tungabhadra (boundaries) Malaprabha and Bennihalla

Population: 10.64 lakhs

Population density: 229 persons per sq km

36%

Urbanization rate

75%

Literacy rate

Social Infrastructure

Technical Education

32

University and Higher Education

26

Primary Health Centres

39

Community Centres

2

Agri and allied industries

Employment opportunities in Agro base Industries- potential areas- Moong polishing, Oil seeds Approximately 40% of the total SSI units in the district are engaged in Agri & food processing

Energy

KPCL has a 4,555 MW wind power project under implementation in PPP mode Soura Belaku - Installation of Solar Street Lights at Grama Panchayats

Textile

Power loom Clusters provides ample opportunities for textile There are textile training colleges which provides a large talent of skilled manpower in the district. Karnataka Handloom Technology Institue (KHTI), Gadag-Betagir

Industrial Profile

Six industrial estates

One industrial areas

Soura Belaku - Installation of Solar Street Lights at Grama Panchayats

Karnataka Handloom Technology Institue, Gadag-Betagir

Sunrise Sectors

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