BTM Layout (an abbreviation of Bommanahalli, Tavarekere and Madivala Layout) also known as Kuvempunagar is a famous area located in south Bengaluru (Bangalore, Karnataka, India).
It is one of the most preferred locations by single working professionals as it is located close to Electronics City, the tech park that houses several IT majors and other firms like Infosys,Wipro,etc. For this reason, the living cost of the area is high.
Administration The BTM Layout Assembly constituency has been formed by carving out parts of three constituencies of Jayanagar, Shanthinagar and Uttarahalli. It is one of the five wards of Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palika (BBMP). The congress candidate Ramalinga Reddy is the MLA for this ward. BTM also houses some of the top bureaucrats of the state in the iconic IAS colony. This layout has a well organized welfare association which is formed by the layout residents. It works closely with the MLA and corporators for the efficient work process and to improve the layout. The Welfare Association office is located in the very famous Vigneshwara Temple of BTM Layout.
Vigneshwara temple which is located in the 26th main of BTM Layout 2nd stage is one of the oldest and most famous around in this area.
Typically,the Layout is partitioned into stages,each stage being a matrix of Mains and Crosses.The major landmarks in this area include the office of the Central Silk Board, Udupi Garden, Gargotri Hospital, NIIT Centre, The Confident Group tower, AXA Building, A2B,Reliance Fresh Outlet ,an Infosys Office in Stage 1 and Office of small IT companies.
Besiges 1BHK, 2BHK and 3BHK flats which available for rent in BTM Layout,PG accommodation (separate for men and women) are available at moderate to expensive rates, depending on the facilities provided.
There are several restaurants in BTM layout. These include Udupi Garden, Friends, Ghar Ka Khana, Mirch Masala, Mast Kalandar, Southern Foods, Swadishta, Cafe Coffee Day, Kataria Home Foods, Ladoos, spice king[ authentic Andhra cuisine],36 chowrangi lane[Bengali cuisine],etc.There are showrooms of Sony, Adidas and K's — a multi brand factory outlet etc. It has several departmental stores,including one reliance fresh outlet. It stretches from Jayadeva Flyover,landmark:Jayadeva Institute of Cardiology up to the Silk Board Flyover,landmark:The Central Silk Board,office of the Silk Mark Organisation of India.
Central Silk Board was established in 1949 as a Statutory body under Govt. of India.
Central Silk Board is a national organization for overall development of sericulture and silk industry. Its headquarters are located at one end of BTM Layout.
BTM layout is becoming a hub for many small to medium-sized IT companies.It witnesses long traffic jams during the week-days. The signal near the udupi garden is notorious for mile long standing vehicles till the central silk board signal.
BTM layout is close to Koramangala, HSR Layout and Jayanagar, the other common residential places in Bangalore.