Why Belagavi?

Belagavi, or Belgaum, is the oldest and fastest growing city in Karnataka with the distinction of being an industrial hub and education center of Karnataka. The city is shortlisted by the Ministry of Urban Development for development as one of the 100 smart cities in India. Strategically located on the Golden Quadrilateral, NH4 (Bengaluru-Pune-Mumbai) and equidistant from Bengaluru, Hyderabad & Mumbai, Belagavi has a number of advantages over its closest Tier 1 neighbours – Bengaluru, Pune and Hyderabad – in terms of low manpower costs, availability of power, cost arbitrage, presence of medical facilities, infrastructure, reduced political and business risk, among others.

Belagavi at a glance

  • In Karnataka, 24.03% of the population lives in urban areas, making it the second-most populous district in the state, next to Bangalore
  • Good average literacy rate of 73.94%
  • One of the largest medical facilities in Asia is housed in Belgaum (K.L.E.S. Hospital of Belgaum is the second-largest hospital in Asia, according to Wikipedia)
  • Connectivity
    • Belagavi / Belgaum has an airport with daily flights to Bengaluru, a major international airport
    • Good road & train connectivity – 6-7 hours’ commute to Bangalore, Mumbai, Hyderabad
  • Belagavi is the educational hub of North Karnataka region
    • Around 250 graduation colleges with intake of 6000 students per year
    • 17 engineering colleges with annual intake of 1750 students in IT / ITeS sector
    • 4 medical colleges
  • Excellent climate with cultural diversity and high youth population density
  • Very low traffic congestion and low pollution levels
  • Lower cost of living and lease rentals and high quality of life