Tumkur industrial area is a key district in the State of Karnataka and is situated about 70 kms to the North west of Bangalore.
Availability of Minerals: Iron is obtained in large quantities from the hillsides and excellent building stone is quarried. Considerable mineral wealth –Iron Ore, Lime Stone, Graphite, Quartz, Silvers and, Corrundum, Dolomite, Clay, Soap Stone are the major mineral resources available in the district.
Major Exportable Item: Industrial Filters, Automobile filters, Gherkin, Transformer & Radiators. Inverter UPs & PCB. Springs. Software services, Gherkin, Transformer & Rediators. Air Craft Parts, Precision Components Service enterprises in the field of Industrial Filters, Automobile filters, Gherkin, Transformer & Radiators. Inverter UPs & PCB. Springs are the potential areas. There is ample scope for new MSME’s in the areas of Automobile products, Gherkin products Inverters UPS products in the taluks of Tumkur, Kunigal, Tiptur, Sira, in the district.