The Southern-Indian state Karnataka is the fastest growing IT & multimedia media-hub in India.  Its capital Bangalore is the second fastest-growing major metropolis in India. It is home to many educational and research institutions in India, such as Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Indian Institute of Management (Bangalore) (IIMB), National Institute of Fashion Technology, Bangalore, National Institute of Design, Bangalore (NID R&D Campus), National Law School of India University (NLSIU) and National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS). Numerous state-owned aerospace and defence organisations, such as Bharat Electronics, Hindustan Aeronautics and National Aerospace Laboratories are located in the city. The city also houses the Kannada film industry.

Today, Karnataka is driving domestic growth, crafting careers and creating wealth through a potent mix of resource-based, skill-based, technology-based and knowledge based products and services. The State has a living tradition of employing technology to trace a steady growth curve across various sectors of the economy, earning in the process the enviable tag of being ‘the most technology-savvy’ State in India.

Contact

H. S. Jamadagni
Professor (Retired)
Indian Institute of Science
hsjam@cedt.iisc.ernet.in
http://www.iisc.ac.in