Electronic City Bangalore


The Electronics City which is also known as Electronic City is a town in the Anekal Taluk of the Bangalore Urban district in Karnataka. It located at a distance of around 18 km on the Hosur Road from the centre of Bangalore. It is one of the largest electronic industrial parks in India and is spread over an area of 332 acres.

In 1978, Keonics established the Electronics City in Konappana Agrahara and Doddathogur villages. He dreamt of making Bangalore the Silicon Valley of India. In 1997, the maintenance and up-keeping of the City was handed over to ELCIA, the Electronics City Industries Association.

The idea behind the City was of R.K. Baliga, the first Chairman and Managing Director of Keonics, Karnataka Electronics, a pioneer in Information Technology infrastructure development. The Electronics City has an outstanding infrastructure and houses major IT /ITES companies. There are just about 187 IT/ITES companies in the Electronics City.

Some of the well-know companies like Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited, Biocon, General Electric, HCL Technologies, Hewlett-Packard, Infosys Limited, Mahindra Satyam, Tata Consultancy Services, Wipro technologies, Yokogawa, etc are situated in the Electronic City. There are lots of educational institutes in the Electronics city too.



Last Updated on : 01 April 2013

     


     

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