The Department of Industries and Commerce acts as a catalyst for the overall development of the industrial sector through effective discharge of developmental and facilitation roles. With a view to promote investment and trade, the Department formulates and implements the Policies of the State, Identification of Sectoral Advantages of the State and Human resource development for sustainable and growth-oriented industrialization has been a crucial role of the Department. Facilitating the take off of infrastructure projects that boost the industrial growth has also been the Department’s forte. The Department helps enhance the competitiveness of domestic industry through modernization, technology upgradation and adoption of best practices. It also provides a forum for entrepreneurs and industrialists through their associations to represent their needs to the Government, which translates into Policies of the State.


Prime Minister Employment Generation Programme( PMEGP)

Any individual, above 18 years of age There will be no income ceiling for assistance for setting up projects under PMEGP. For setting up of project costing above Rs.10 lakh in the manufacturing sector and above Rs. 5 lakh in the business /service sector, the beneficiaries should possess at least VIII standard pass educational qualification. Assistance under the Scheme is available only for new projects sanctioned specifically under the PMEGP.



ACC Cements Ltd Thondebavi, Gowridbidanur Taluk Cement
Raymonds Ltd Gundapura, Madhugiri Road,
Gowribidanur Taluk
Readymade Garments
Preccot Meridian Chikkakurugodu Gowribidnaur Taluk Yarn Dying
Archid Plywood Industries KSSIDC industrial Estate Chintamani Plywood