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District Development Plan

About the district

The most recently formed district in the Karnataka state – the 30th is one of the most lucrative region for investment. Located in the North east part of the State surrounded by Kalaburgi (Gulbarga) in the North, Raichur in the South, Vijayapura (Bijapur) in the West and Hedal of AP in the East; The district was carved out from the erstwhile Kalaburgi (Gulbarga) district as the 30th district of Karnataka on 31st Dec 2010.
Yadgir is spread across 5270 sq.km comprising 3 Talukas namely Shahapur, Shorapur and Yadgir; with Yadgir as the district headquarter, it is situated at a distance of 530 Km from Bangalore.

Economic Growth

Yadgir’s total GDP stands at INR 23.47 billion contributing a mere 0.8% to state GSDP. It’s per capita annual income in the district being INR. 38,097. However, the GDDP trend has begun to grow at 0.6% CAGR from 2007-08 to 2012-13; with the Agriculture and Allied sector as the highest contributors at 1.4% for 2012-13.

Industrial Landscape

Yadgir District is a developing industrial area rich in uranium resources. Availability of processed Uranium used for defense and power generation purposes is set to ignite potent industries here.
The district has one sugar and fuel industry ’core green’ and a 1941 Micro and Small medium enterprise and 1 Large and Medium Scale Industry registered by 2011. The district has huge land banks of 3,232 acres reserved for industrial purpose with 2 Industrial Estates and 2 Industrial Area spread across 250km in existence here.
Handloom is the traditional craft in the district with about 1000 looms spread all over the district as per 2011 Census.
However many industrial infrastructure projects are proposed for the region including a Pharmaceutical Industrial Park, Mega Textile Zone of 1000 acres, Food Processing unit, Cotton Based Industry, Quartz Industry and Power Plants.

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