Tumkur is a city located on the hills of Devarayadurga, in the southern state of Karnataka. It is situated at a distance of 69 kilometres from Bangalore. Tumkur is widely appreciated as an educational paradise due to its several prestigious educational institutes, and also relies on its growing manufacturing, agricultural and tourism industries.
Primarily known as an industrial city, Tumkur is as an important destination as far as food processing projects are concerned. It features the India Food Park, the first of its kind in the country. It is recognized as a National Investment and Manufacturing Zone (NIMZ) and is being explored for its potential for development as a "smart" industrial city. This would involve incorporating advanced technology, state-of-the-art infrastructure and clean energy harnessing systems, all to promote the manufacturing industry.
Mostly dependent on the agricultural sector for economic growth, Tumkur features extensive plantations of coconut crops, as well as groundnut, paddy and ragi. With a budding tourism industry, the city is also filled with ancient temples, of great historical and religious significance, and hilly areas providing ideal opportunities for thrilling activities such as trekking.
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Tumkur is a culturally rich city that displays the effect of changing technologies and development in India.
Accomodation for visitors is scarce, so one must plan their visit in advance.
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