In order to drive industrial development across Karnataka, the Karnataka Government has reportedly approved 1,958 projects with an investment of Rs 3.5 trillion. Karnataka is expected to be the first state in the country in fiscal 2018-2019 in attracting such investments. These projects have the potential to create jobs for over 1 million people.
To de-congest its gridlocked capital Bangalore, the Karnataka government is planning to develop small cities around Bangalore into industrial clusters. For this, the government has conceptualised an innovative urban development project. The project includes a suburban rain system with an expected cost of Rs 8759 crore.