In Partnership with

Government of Karnataka

The Government of Karnataka is a democratically elected body with the governor as the constitutional head. The governor who is appointed for five years appoints the chief minister and on the advice of the chief minister appoints his council of ministers. Even though the governor remains the ceremonial head of the state, the day-to-day running of the government is taken care of by the chief minister and his council of ministers in whom a great amount of legislative powers are vested.

Platinum Partner

Kempegowda International Airport Bengaluru

As a pioneer of change in Indian aviation, Kempegowda International Airport Bengaluru has the distinction of being the first airport in India, to be constructed through a public-private partnership. Built and operated along the highest international standards, Kempegowda International Airport Bengaluru is set to become India's leading travel destination known for its quality and efficiency.

GREEN Initiative Supporting Partner

ONGC

Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) is an Indian multinational oil and gas company. It's registered office is now at Deendayal Urja Bhavan, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi 110070 India. It is a Public Sector Undertaking (PSU) of the Government of India, under the administrative control of the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas. It is India's largest oil and gas exploration and production company. It produces around 70% of India's crude oil (equivalent to around 30% of the country's total demand) and around 62% of its natural gas.

In a government survey for fiscal year 2016-17, it was ranked as the largest profit making PSU in India. It is ranked 11th among the Top 250 Global Energy Companies by Platts.

Gold Partners

Titan

Titan Company Limited (earlier known as Titan Industries Limited) is an Indian consumer goods company. It is a joint venture between the Tata Group and the Tamil Nadu Industrial Development Corporation. It commenced operations in 1984 under the name Titan Watches Limited. In 1994, Titan diversified into jewellery with Tanishq and subsequently into eyewear with Titan Eyeplus. In 2013, Titan entered the fragrances segment with the brand Skinn and later that year, it ventured into the helmets category under its brand Fastrack. Also, Titan announced recently (during the last quarter of 2016) about launching a series of affordable Smartwatches under its brands like Sonata and Fastrack soon


Karnataka Udyog Mitra

Karnataka Udyog Mitra, is a Government of Karnataka organization. Constituted under the aegis of the Commerce & Industries Department, Karnataka Udyog Mitra is an initiative from the State to promote and facilitate investments, and assist investors. Setting out to make an investment is akin to embarking upon an important journey. Quite naturally, your concerns revolve around how to prepare for the journey, the paraphernalia required and most importantly, achieving the objectives that you aimed for. At Karnataka Udyog Mitra, we understand your need for a well chalked out plan and a clear road map to reach your destination with precise and user-friendly directions. We have been providing the crucial direction and guidance for crores of investors for the last 15 years.

Silver Partners

Bureau of Indian Standards

The Erstwhile Indian Standards Institution (now Bureau of Indian Standards) was established in the year 1947 with the objective of harmonious development of standardization activity in India. The Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) was established under the BIS Act, 1986 for the harmonious development of the activities of standardization, marking and quality certification of goods and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto. A new Bureau of Indian Standards Act, 2016 which was notified on 22nd March 2016, has been brought into force with effect from 12 October 2017 that reinforces the activities of BIS in respect to standardization and certification of goods, articles, processes, systems and services.


Manipal Global Education

Manipal Global Education Services aims at providing solutions for increasing enrolment, ensuring student retention and enhancing quality of output through new generation technologies. MaGE uses best practices acquired from building and running successful educational institutions across the globe, which ensure holistic and future-ready services and programs.

As the Group expanded, the need to consolidate its various segments of institutions and businesses led to the formation of the Manipal Education and Medical Group (MEMG) in 2004. MEMG, today, operates three Universities in India, recognised by the University Grants Commission. Separately, the businesses and other initiatives of the Group were restructured, where activities of similar nature were clubbed under four key verticals of Education, Healthcare, Research and Foundation. All institutions and businesses under MEMG are governed by a charter that requires them to offer socially relevant and affordable services.


Hindustan Aeronautics Limited

The Company which had its origin as the Hindustan Aircraft Limited was incorporated on 23 Dec 1940 at Bangalore by Shri Walchand Hirachand a farsighted visionary in association with the Government of Mysore with an Authorised Capital of Rs.4 crores (Paid up capital Rs.40 lakhs) and with the aim of manufacturing aircraft in India. In March 1941, the Government of India became one of the shareholders in the Company holding 1/3 of its paid-up capital and subsequently took over its management in 1942. In collaboration with the Inter Continental Aircraft Company of USA, Hindustan Aircraft Company commenced its business of manufacturing of Harlow Trainer, Curtiss Hawk Fighter and Vultee Bomber Aircraft.


BEML Limited

BEML Limited (formerly Bharat Earth Movers Limited) was established in May 1964 as a Public Sector Undertaking for manufacture of Rail Coaches & Spare Parts and Mining Equipment at its Bangalore Complex. The Company has partially disinvested and presently Government of India owns 54 percent of total equity and rest 46 percent is held by Public, Financial Institutions, Foreign Institutional Investors, Banks and Employees.BEML Limited, a ‘Miniratna-Category-1’, plays a pivotal role and serves India’s core sectors like Defence, Rail, Power, Mining and Infrastructure. The Company started with a modest turnover of Rs. 5 Cr during 1965 and today, thanks to its diverse business portfolio, the company has been able to achieve a turnover of more than Rs.3,500 Cr.


Hero Future Energies

Hero Future Energies (HFE), one of the leading Independent Power Producers, is poised to integrate renewable energy in the energy mix of the country by identifying the best solutions and install renewable energy systems bench marked against the best-in-class engineering standards. HFE which came into existence in the year 2012, carries an illustrious legacy of the Hero Group. The company is focused on futuristic and clean energy. HFE has presence in nearly ten states of India with high quality operating asset base of across wind, solar PV (grid connected) & rooftop plants. We have established presence in select international geographies.


GHCL

The Textile operations at GHCL is an integrated set up commencing from spinning of yarn to weaving, dyeing, printing and processing till the finished products like sheets & duvets take shape and are primarily exported worldwide. It is one of India’s leading manufacturers of Home Textiles with an in-house spinning unit at Madurai, Tamil Nadu and a state-of-the-art home textile facilities at Vapi, Gujarat with a weaving and processing capacity of 45 million meters of fabric up to made ups. A perennial innovator in bed linen category, it has the flexibility to process both cotton and blended fabrics. GHCL’s Home Textiles products are predominantly exported worldwide to countries like United Kingdom, United States of America, Australia, Canada, Germany and other European Union countries as well.


Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation

The BMTC is one of the three Subsidiaries of Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation, in the context of the city's expansion in the year 1997, Bangalore Transport Service (BTS) was formed. Later Bangalore Transport Service(BTS) became Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation. and the colour scheme of BTS was also changed from red to a blue and white combination. For this day BMTC still remains a division of KSRTC. The profits earned by BMTC are used to cover the losses from the NWKRTC and NEKRTC divisions of KSRTC. Indian actor superstar Rajinikanth began acting in plays while working in the Bangalore Transport Service as a bus conductor.

In Association with

Republic World

Republic TV, is an Indian English-language news television channel. It broadcasts from its studios in Mumbai and Bangalore. Created by former Times Now Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami, it was launched on 6 May 2017. It is owned by Rajeev Chandrasekhar, an entrepreneur and an Independent politician, and others including Goswami, along with his wife Samyabrata Ray.

Bronze Partners

NLC India Limited

NLC India Limited (formerly Neyveli Lignite Corporation Limited) (NLC) is a 'Navratna' government of India company in the fossil fuel mining sector in India and thermal power generation. It annually produces about 30 million tonne lignite from opencast mines at Neyveli in the state of Tamil Nadu in southern India and at Barsingsar in Bikaner district of Rajasthan state. The lignite is used at pithead thermal power stations of 3240 MW installed capacity to produce electricity. Its joint venture has a 1000 MW thermal power station using coal. Lately it has diversified into renewable energy production and installed 141 MW solar power plant to produce electricity from photovoltaic (PV) cells and 51 MW electricity from windmills.


KSSIDC

Karnataka State Small Industries Development Corporation KSSIDC is the industrial and investment promotion agency of the Government of Karnataka. The growth of Small Scale Industries in our country since independence is rightly regarded as one of the most significant features of planned economic development. The very concept of small-scale industries, as we know, was not in vogue on the eve of independence. Rural and Cottage industries, which constituted the “indigenous sector” of our industries, were wide spread throughout the length and breadth of our country. Various programmes to sustain, modernise and further develop this group of industries were initiated soon after the independence and the modern small-scale industry scheme has gradually emerged out of this programme. The Small Scale Industries have provided opportunities for self employment to educated young men and experienced technicians from the middle level of society and contributed full to the growth of industrial entrepreneurship in our country. Today small-scale industries is regarded as power tool for balanced regional economic development. These achievements are primarily due to the dynamic enterprising spirit of the small-scale industrialists themselves.


KUIDFC

Karnataka Urban Infrastructure Development and Finance Corporation (KUIDFC) was incorporated as a public limited company under the Companies Act, 1956 on 02.11.1993 with the objects to prepare, formulate and implement projects, schemes and programmes relating to infrastructure development in the urban areas of the state and to provide technical, financial, consultancy and other assistance to urban bodies for development, schemes, including implementation of master plans. Considering its expertise in project formulation, appraisal, management and implementation KUIDFC has been appointed as the Nodal Agency of the State for implementation of various urban infrastructure development projects in the state. KUIDFC has secured the status of State Level Financial Institution (SLFI) from the Government of India.


Bharti Airtel

Bharti Airtel Limited is a leading global telecommunications company with operations in 18 countries across Asia and Africa. Headquartered in New Delhi, India, the company ranks amongst the top 3 mobile service providers globally in terms of subscribers. In India, the company's product offerings include 2G, 3G and 4G wireless services, mobile commerce, fixed line services, high speed home broadband, DTH, enterprise services including national & international long distance services to carriers. In the rest of the geographies, it offers 2G, 3G, 4G wireless services and mobile commerce. Bharti Airtel had over 403 million customers across its operations at the end of March 2019.


Star Health and Allied Insurance Co Ltd

Star Health and Allied Insurance Co Ltd. commenced its operations in 2006 with the business interests in Health Insurance, Overseas Mediclaim Policy and Personal Accident. With no other insurance category to focus and divide our attention, we use our resources to focus on service excellence, design products and use core competency of innovation to deliver the best to our customers. Today we have emerged as India’s First Stand-Alone Health Insurance Company. At Star Health Insurance, the Company offers a wide range of Health Insurance products at affordable prices to make health insurance every human being’s right. As a Company, single-mindedly dedicated to Health insurance, we have built a promising path for our future.


Airport Authority of India

Airports Authority of India (AAI) manages a total of 125 Airports, which include 11 International Airports, 08 Customs Airports, 81 Domestic Airports and 25 Civil Enclaves at Defence Airfields. AAI also provides Air Traffic Management Services (ATMS) over entire Indian Air Space and adjoining oceanic areas with ground installations at all Airports and 25 other locations to ensure safety of Aircraft operations.

The Airports at Ahmedabad | Amritsar | Calicut | Guwahati | Jaipur | Trivandrum | Kolkata & Chennai which today are established as International Airports, are open to operations even by Foreign International Airlines. Besides, the International flights, National Flag Carriers operate from Coimbatore, Tiruchirappalli, Varanasi, and Gaya Airports. Not only this but also the Tourist Charters now touch Agra, Coimbatore, Jaipur, Lucknow, Patna Airports etc.


Centrient

Centrient Pharmaceuticals is the leading manufacturer of beta-lactam antibiotics, and a provider of next generation statins and anti-fungals. We stand proudly at the centre of modern healthcare, as a maker of essential and life-saving medicines.

With our commitment to Quality, Reliability and Sustainability at the heart of everything we do, our 2700 employees work continuously to meet our customers’ needs. We work towards a sustainable future by actively participating in the fight against antimicrobial resistance.

Founded 150 years ago as the ‘Nederlandsche Gist-en Spiritusfabriek’, our company was known as Gist Brocades and more recently DSM Sinochem Pharmaceuticals. Headquartered in Rotterdam (Netherlands), we have production facilities and sales offices in China, India, the Netherlands, Spain, Egypt, the United States and Mexico. Centrient Pharmaceuticals is wholly owned by Bain Capital Private Equity, a leading global private investment firm.


Kent RO Systems.

Kent RO Systems is an Indian healthcare products company headquartered in Noida, Uttar Pradesh. It makes water purifiers based on the process of reverse osmosis purification. Over the years the company has diversified into other products such as air purifiers, vacuum cleaners, vegetable and fruit purifiers and water softeners. The company exports to SAARC countries, Middle East, and Kenya. It expects a contribution of 15% of total turnover to come from exports in the near future. The company won the Golden Peacock Eco Innovation Award for its contribution in developing innovative water purifying technology and preventing environment degradation in 2007.


Karnataka Renewable Energy Development Limited

Karnataka Renewable Energy Development Limited (KREDL), is an organization working under the purview of Energy Department, Government of Karnataka. The objectives of the KREDL is to promote renewable energy in the State and to initiate all necessary actions for Energy Conservation in the State. KREDL works through various Governmental Agencies, Private Organizations, NGO's and Accredited Energy Auditors.


TATA Coffee

Tata Coffee is a part of the Tata Group. Founded by Jamsetji Tata in 1868, the Tata group is a global enterprise, headquartered in India, comprising over 100 independent operating companies. The Group operates across enterprise and social sectors in 6 continents, with a mission 'To improve the quality of life of the communities we serve globally, through long-term stakeholder value creation based on Leadership with Trust'.


Universal Sompo General Insurance Co. Ltd.

Universal Sompo General Insurance Co. Ltd, we believe relationships with our stakeholders is strengthened & nurtured by imbibing an attitude towards ‘Caring’ and a commitment of ‘Concern’ towards the welfare of our customers and employees during the time of distress, as well as, being preemptive towards mitigating future Risks. Our Customer Outreach activities include organizing Health Camps and Consumer Awareness Roadshows for providing knowledge empowerment and overall wellbeing of our customers. We stand-by our customers and citizens of our country during natural catastrophic events and give our best efforts to try and minimize their distressful situations through our team efforts and leveraging our network channels for extending assistance services. At workplace, we work towards creating a healthy work environment for our fellow colleagues through organizing internal Employee Engagement activities towards Training, Employee Welfare and fun activities during the festive period and important national celebrations. Let us give you a glimpse of our universe.


HPCL-Mittal Energy Limited (HMEL)

HPCL-Mittal Energy Limited (HMEL) is a joint venture between Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) and Mittal Energy Investment Pte Ltd, Singapore, a Lakshmi N Mittal Company. Both the JV partners hold a stake of 49% each in the company and the remaining 2% is held by financial institutions. HMEL operates the Guru Gobind Singh Refinery of 9 MMTPA at Bathinda in Punjab. The joint venture partners bring more than four decades of experience in the oil refining industry and expertise in the global industry to the table.


Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board

Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board is an autonomous body formed by the State legislature under Bangalore Water supply and Sewerage Board Act on 10-09-1964 for Water Supply & Sewage disposal. It is one of the first Water supply & Sanitation Utilities in India with jurisdiction of entire Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike Area of 800 Sqkm, (Bengaluru Core area of 245 Sqkm, 8 Urban Local Bodies of 330 Sqkm (7 City Municipal Corporation and 1 Town Municipal Corporation and 110 Villages of 225 Sq kms.) It has the following mandates: adequate water supply to meet demand; creation of sewerage network & safe disposal of sewage; Preparation, implementation of plans & schemes for augmenting water supply & safe disposal of sewage; Levy and collection of water charges on ‘no loss no profit basis’ for sustainability of the system.


Karnataka Power Transmission Corporation Limited

Karnataka Power Transmission Corporation Limited is a registered company under the Companies Act, 1956 was incorporated on 28-7-1999 and is a company wholly owned by the Government of Karnataka with an authorised share capital of Rs. 2182.32 crores. KPTCL was formed on 1-8-1999 by carving out the Transmission and Distribution functions of the erstwhile Karnataka Electricity Board.


Nettur Technical Training Foundation

Nettur Technical Training Foundation - an educational foundation established in the year 1963 - is the living symbol of Indo-Swiss co-operation; aimed at promoting purposeful Technical Education for the youth of India. The seed was put in place at Thalassery (Kerala), in the year 1959. In its mission, the Foundation was actively supported with generous assistance from the Government of Switzerland, HEKS (a Swiss NGO), and Swiss Development Co-operation (a development agency in Switzerland). The Government of India and the State Governments also extended their support. The Foundation implements its program of Technical Training through more than 20 Training Centres located in various States across India. NTTF assists industries, through its special collaborative initiative for producing quality manpower, by establishing training centres in partnership with industry associations


Karnataka State Pollution Control Board

The Karnataka State Pollution Control Board for Prevention and Control of Water Pollution was constituted by the Government of Karnataka on The Twenty First of September Nineteen Seventy Four (21.9.1974) in pursuance of the Water (Prevention & Control of Pollution) Act, 1974. The Water Act will provide for the prevention and control of water pollution and maintaining or restoring of wholesomeness of water. After the enactment of the Air (Prevention & Control of Pollution) Act, 1981 the enforcing responsibility was entrusted to the above Board. As such, the Board was later renamed as the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board in 1985. The Air (Prevention & Control of Pollution) Act, 1981 is an enactment to provide for prevention, control and abatement of air pollution.


Energy Efficiency Services Limited

Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) is a Super-Energy Service Company (ESCO), which enables consumers, industries and governments to effectively manage their energy needs through energy efficient technologies. EESL is implementing the world’s largest non-subsidised energy efficiency portfolio across sectors like lighting, buildings and agriculture at a scale which no organization has been able to achieve. EESL focuses on solution-driven innovation with no subsidy or capital expenditure (CAPEX). It is able to do so using its Pay-As-You-Save (PAYS) model, which obviates the need for any upfront capital investment by the consumer. The entire investment by EESL is recovered through monetised energy savings over a scheduled project period. EESL is promoted by the Ministry of Power, Government of India as a Joint Venture of four reputed public-sector undertakings - NTPC Limited, Power Finance Corporation Limited, Rural Electrification Corporation Limited and POWERGRID and has combined net worth of over $32 million.


Dynamatic Technologies

Dynamatic Technologies Limited designs and builds highly engineered products for Automotive, Aeronautic, Hydraulic and Security applications. With futuristic design, engineering and manufacturing facilities in Europe and India, we are able to meet customers' exacting requirements on 6 continents.

Our facilities which are located in India (Bangalore, Chennai, Coimbatore, Nasik), United Kingdom (Swindon, Bristol) and Germany (Schwarzenberg), are lean, green and clean, and designed to support neighbouring communities as well as the environment.

With three design laboratories in India and Europe, Dynamatic Technologies is a leading Private R&D Organisation, with numerous inventions and patents to its credit. The Company and its Subsidiaries employ around 50 scientists and 500 engineers with expertise in Mechanical Engineering, Advanced Computer Aided Engineering, Materials & Metallurgical Engineering, Fluid Dynamics and Defence & Aerospace Research.


Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Limited

Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Limited (MRPL) is a schedule ‘A’ Miniratna, Central Public Sector Enterprise (CPSE) under the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas. MRPL is located in a beautiful hilly terrain, north of Mangaluru city, in Dakshina Kannada District of Karnataka State (India). The 15 Million Metric Tonne Refinery has got a versatile design with complex secondary processing units and a high flexibility to process Crudes of various API, delivering a variety of quality products.

MRPL, with its parent company Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC), owns and operates ONGC Mangalore Petrochemicals Limited (OMPL), a petrochemical unit capable of producing 1 Million Tonnes of Para Xylene. OMPL, situated in the adjacent Mangalore Special Economic Zone (MSEZ), is integrated with the refinery operations. Para Xylene from OMPL is sold in the export market.

Associate Partners

Rashtriya Chemicals and Fertilizers

Rashtriya Chemicals and Fertilizers Limited (RCF) is one of the most revered public sector undertakings in India. A Mini Ratna company, it has two manufacturing units, one at Trombay, in Mumbai-which has completed 50 excellent years in the fertilizers and chemicals domain-and the other at Thal in the Raigad district of Maharashtra. RCF has, over the last five decades, displayed a distinctive work culture and management style, a concern for the community and the environment, and of course, an innate affection for the farmer.


Pawan Hans

Pawan Hans welcomes you to explore the world of premier Helicopter services in Indian Geography. Helicopter services are now a vital component of civil aviation in India. The flagship helicopter service provider of the Government of India, Pawan Hans has now evolved into south Asia's largest Helicopter Company that maintains and operates a fleet of more than 50 Helicopters. It provides a variety of services, making it the most trusted brand in the area of helicopter services. Off -Shore operations, connecting inaccessible areas, charter services, search and rescue work, VIP transportation, corporate and special charters, hotline washing of insulators and Heli-pilgrims are some of the major services of Pawan Hans. As a first of its kind, PHL has been granted Air Operators Permit for Scheduled Operations. Scheduled Flights under RCS UDAN II has commenced in the state of Himachal Pradesh and services are planned to be extended in the states of Uttarakhand, Assam and Manipur shortly.


KSTIDCL

In Brief: Karnataka State Powerloom Development Corporation is a Government of Karnataka undertaking incorporated under the companies Act 1956 during 1994 & is established for promotion and development of Power-loom sector in the state.

During the year 2010, the corporation changed its name from Karnataka state power loom Development corporation Ltd., to Karnataka state Textile infrastructure development corporation Ltd., to broad base its business operations and to achieve the following new goal:

  • Comprehensive development of Textile industries in the state by providing state of art infrastructure facilities.
  • Attract new investments & technology besides developing existing textile enterprises.
  • Capacity building-Development of Human Resources required for the Textile industries.
  • To identify & provide marketing Opportunities including Exports.


National Rainfed Area Authority

National Rainfed Area Authority NRAA was established as per decision of Cabinet on 3rd November 2006 as an expert body of Ministry of Agriculture to provide the much needed knowledge inputs regarding systematic up-gradation and management of country's dry land and rainfed agriculture.

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