Aerospace & Defense

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Present Scenario and Strengths:

Bangalore is home to aviation and aerospace manufacturing, and cutting edge R&D in India. With India’s first Aerospace SEZ in Belgaum, Karnataka is poised to grow into a global centre with access to a quality ecosystem.

  • State Industrial Policy 2009-14 facilitates investment in large projects through fiscal concessions, land bank, and single window clearance
  • State SEZ Policy provides a smooth path for investment in projects in Special Economic Zones
  • Positive Business Environment, No. 1 in WB Investment Climate Report
  • Excellent government support through institutions like HAL, NAL, GTRE etc., providing research capabilities
  • India’s first aerospace SEZ at Belgaum in 2009 promoted by Quest Global; Another SEZ is planned by the State Government at Devanahalli, near Bangalore.
  • Karnataka produces more than a quarter of India’s aircraft and spacecraft and is home to HAL, NAL, ISRO, and other aeronautical organizations.
  • Dedicated Aerospace Industrial Area with India’s first aerospace operational SEZ at Belgaum

Skilled manpower with third largest strength of engineering colleges and highest number of vocational training institutes. The state leads in research and development and engineering design capabilities, backed by the presence of internationally renowned institutions – HAL, DRDO, ISRO, NAL, IISC – all based in Bangalore

Focus Sub-sectors for Global Investors Meet 2012:

  • Project Proposition: Aviation Academy
  • Project Location: Aerospace & Avionics Industrial Area & SEZ Devanahalli
  • Investment Potential: INR 200 Crores
  • Project Proposition: Research & Development Centers
  • Project Location: Aerospace & Avionics Industrial Area & SEZ Devanahalli
  • Investment Potential: INR 1,000 Crores