DAKSHINA KANNADA - POTENTIAL IT DESTINATION

PEOPLE AND LAND

The region provides the ideal social and economic scenario imperative for any strategic investment. People are service oriented and entrepreneurial.

  • Educated, Multicultural, multi-religious and cosmopolitan society with quality living standards. Literacy rate is 100%.
  • Locales in sylvan surroundings, unpolluted atmosphere and a moderate climate with good rainfall.
  • A popular tourist destination with a virgin coastline and places of scenic beauty.
  • Temples, ancient forts, etc. dot the landscape epitomizing the region's rich culture and eventful history.
  • For those inclined, there are clubs, bowling alleys, pubs and hangouts for entertainment.

Railway- Konkan railway is already operational.
Airport- daily connections to Bengaluru, Mumbai.
Power- on par with best in Karnataka.
Telecom- 2 Telecom District are operational Mangaluru and Udupi.

COST FACTOR

The region offers great competitive edge to the investors through low cost infrastructure, real estate and manpower. It has all the advantages of a growing modern city and none of the shortcoming of an over populated metropolis.

  • Offers maximum payoffs, especially for the manpower/ technology dependent industries.
  • Real estate costs are 25-30% lower than Bengaluru. The region offers good real estate setup with both built-up and vacant land available in abundance.
  • Support costs are estimated to be 20% lower than Bengaluru.
  • Easy availability of trained manpower in engineering, management, basic sciences and arts from reputed institutes. Around 7,500 graduates pass out every year including about 2,500 in engineering. More than 70% of them are trained in basic IT. A large pool of diploma holders is also available.
  • Manpower costs are estimated to be 30% lower than Bengaluru.