Situated in the south eastern part of Karnataka 

District comprises 5 talukas - Kolar, Bangarpet, Srinivaspura, Malur, Mulbagilu and Mulbagal 

It was the battlefield for warring kingdoms of Chalukyas and Cholas

Known as the land of Silk and Milk
Ranked No.1 in productivity and yield of horticultural crops
Emerging Auto Hub at Narsapura

Kolar on map of Karnataka

16801.43 Crores

Total district GDP (INR)


Contribution to state GDDP


District per capita income (INR)


Area: 3,969 sq km

Rivers: Palar, Uttara Pinakini and Dakshina Pinakini

Population: 15.36 lakhs

Population density: 386 persons per sq km


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Social Infrastructure

Technical Education


University and Higher Education


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Agriculture & Food Processing

Hub for agro-based and food processing industries Innova Agri Park, Malur IA Presence of 3 KSWC units and Agricultural Product Marketing Committee (APMC) yard in the district Protac: Chicken Processing Cluster of Rice Mills Bangarpet

Garments & Textiles

Presence of handloom, and readymade clusters Dyeing and printing (silk) cluster situated in Kolar Nearly 13 ready made garment factories providing employment to 8,065 workers

Engineering, Auto & Aerospace

Narsapura is the emerging as Auto hub. Dedicated auto clusters provides ecosystem for the sector growth and catering major players such as Honda (2 wheelers), Volvo etc. Nearly 100 small scale automobile units registered with District Industrial Centre Presence of Aerostructure Mfg in Narasapura Presence of Au

Industrial Profile

One industrial estate

One industrial area

Well known for iron, steel, tourism, and artisan industries

Manufacturing of wooden idols, toys and theatrical equipment in Kinnal

Sunrise Sectors


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