The Export Promotion Industrial Park, also known as EPIP, is a multiple-product export processing zone. This area is spread over 205.16 acres.
In Dakshina Kannada district, industries such as tile, beedi, cashew kernel, coconut oil, food and beverages and manufacturing activities like rubber/plastic goods, wooden products etc had a prominent presence. The Beedi rolling industry is one of the major home industries of district. After establishment of sea port at Mangalore in the seventies there is rapid momentum in industrialization in the district.
Availability of Minerals : Major type of minerals available in the district are Building Granite and Laterite Stone. Other minerals namely Quartz, Dolerite, Lime Shel.
Infrastructure: Roads, Airport, Railways, Water, Power, Health Care Services, Banks.
Major Exportable Item : Fish Oil, Flowers, Gherkins, Polished Granite.
Potential for new MSME: Marine Resources available in the district give scope for setting up of units based on products like fish pickles, processed fish products, canning units, fish oil and activities related to building of fishing boats, nets and other fishing equipment's making, Natural rubber is available in good quantity and hence there is a huge scope for setting up of units to manufacture coir foam, surgical hand gloves,