Udupi

Located  in southern Karnataka, Udupi district was formed in 1997. It was carved out of Dakshina Kannada district 

Divided into 3 Talukas namely Udupi, Kundapura and Karkala 

Coastal line of about 98 KM 

Well known for religious & cultural heritage 

Situated about 58 km north of Mangaluru and about 422 km north-west of Bengaluru 

Birth place of  major Nationalised Banks like Canara Bank, Vijaya Bank, Corporation Bank and one leading private sector bank viz Karnataka Bank Ltd 

Tulu  - the most widely spoken language in Udupi

Highlights
Ship building is an important industry in the district
Leader in cashew production
Highest density of banking branch offices in the state (Scheduled Commercial Banks)

Udupi on map of Karnataka

9,191 Crores

Total district GDP (INR)

2.7%

Contribution to state GDDP

1,90,000

District per capita income (INR)

Demographics

Area: 3,880 sq km

Rivers: Sita, Swarna, Varahi and Souparnika

Population: 11.78 lakhs

Population density: 304 persons per sq km

28%

Urbanization rate

86%

Literacy rate

Social Infrastructure

Technical Education

6

University and Higher Education

31

Primary Health Centres

62

Community Centres

6

Agri and Food industries

Lead in cashew production Exporterof jasmine flowers, grown in the area of katpady and Palli Fishing industry has a huge potential in the district -4 processing and freezing units, 2 canning plants, 6 fish meal plants

Tourism

Well known for its scenic beauty, pilgrim centers, literary traditions and cultural heritage Proposed Cruise tourism Proposed Helipad to promote tourism

Banking

Strong Banking sector, major players like Vijaya Bank, Canara Bank, Corporation Bank and Syndicate Bank. Presence of printing press in the district (Manipal) performing high security printing like cheques, share certificates etc.

Industrial Profile

Three  industrial estates

Four  industrial areas

Hi tech Engineering SEZ at Padubidri

Presence of printing press in the district (Manipal)  performing high security printing like cheques, share certificates etc.

Indian Strategic petroleum Reserves Ltd- free trade and ware housing Zone SEZ in Padur

Sunrise Sectors

Investors

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