Electronics City is an electronics industrial park spread over 332 acres (1.3 km²) in Konappana Agrahara and Doddathogur villages, just outside Bangalore, India. It houses more than a hundred industries, including IT industry leaders such as Wipro,Hewlett-Packard, Motorola, Infosys, CGI, Siemens, ITI,Satyam etc. The area is maintained by Keonics, which provides all the necessary infrastructure.
The Electronics City was the brainchild of R.K. Baliga, the first Chairman and Managing Director of Keonics, Karnataka Electronics . He dreamt of making Bangalore the Silicon Valley of India when he developed the concept of Electronic City. He did not live to see his dream materialize (he died in 1988). The liberalisation of the Indian economy in the early 1990s by the then Indian Prime Minister P.V. Narasimha Rao and then Indian Finance Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh helped Electronic City to become what it is today—the outsourcing capital of the world.
With the development of Electronics City Phase 2, many more companies have set up shop here and this has led to enormous strain on the connecting roads from Bangalore. In November 2004 the government decided to construct a 9 kilometer long elevated road to enable smoother traffic flow. Work has already started and is now expected to be complete by the January of 2009.
Electronics City also is the home of the International Institute of Information Technology - Bangalore which is one of the premier graduate schools in India, focussing on all aspects of Information Technology.
1 Traffic Jams
2 Educational institutes
In recent years, the main highway connecting Electronics City with Bangalore has seen a large increase in vehicular traffic, causing traffic jams at several road junctions. Currently, major infrastructure improvements are taking place including widening of the road and the building of a 9 kilometer elevated highway. It promises to reduce and redistribute the traffic for a smoother flow. The highway or Hosur Road, also has some buildings of some major IT players like BOSCH, Sasken, Convergys etc, along with showrooms of major auto manufacturers like Volvo,Audi,BMW,Toyota,Honda etc.
Symbiosis Institute Of Business Management
Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research (WE School)
Noble Institute of Education Society
International Institute of Information Technology-Bangalore
International school of business and research-real world real learning
SFS PU COLLEGE
SFS KANNADA MEDIUM SCHOOL
SFS ICSE SCHOOL
SFS ENGLISH MEDIUM SCHOOL
TREAMIS World School
International School of Business and Research
There are 103 industries in the Electronics City. The companies at Electronics City include: International school of business and research