Welcome to KANAKAPURA
Kanakapura is a city and the headquarters of Kanakapura Taluk in the Ramanagara district in the state of Karnataka, India. Situated 55 km from the city Bengaluru, this city is famous for the production of silk.
CHARITY WORK BY DK SHIVAKUMAR as an MLA in KANAKAPURA
Development of Kanakapura
A vision well executed & development nurtured to the fullest. All these well envisaged thoughts has been brilliantly brought into action by our own son of Kanakapura – Shri DK Shivkumar.
Along with rapid developmental boom initiated by Shri DK Shivkumar, Kanakanahalli became Kanakapura & now he wants to develop it further and bring forth the status of a township.
| Kanakapura is my heart
Silk & Milk Production
There are 43 village panchayats in the taluk. Major activities include silk production, powerlooms, milk production, brick production, bamboo production pottery and other rural industries. Agriculture is the main source of income for people . The Bee keeping industry has covered 38 villages and there are 150 bee keepers who maintain 300 bee colonies. The State Government is providing training facilities to rural people to encourage bee keeping in rural area.
The taluk has geographical area of 1,59,426 hectares consisting of 6 hoblis, namely:
a) Kasaba b) Harohalli c) Maralawadi d) Kodihalli e) Sathanur f) Uyyamballi
Nowadays kanakapura is very well know for its ‘silk and milk’ production. Due to climate, favorable rates and subsidy provided by the state government many of the farmers are getting regular income through silk and milk production.
KANAKAPURA HOME OF SILK PRODUCTION.
Totally 9750 Hectares used for mulberry crop and worm storage in Kanakapura.
More than 17,000 farmers are silk farmers
30-35 tonnes of silk produced daily
High quality Bi-voltine Grade silk is produced here
3500 silk house through Karnataka State Govt 2013-17
4500 acress drip irrigation facilities through Karnataka State Govt 2013-17
Geographical location of kanakapura supports 12 months of silk production.
DAIRY FARMING, KANAKAPURA
Milk Pooling Station in all Panchayat/Hobli
Rs 28/- litre + Rs 5 Karnataka Govt Subsidy
Pashu Bhagya Karnataka Govt 2013-17
17 COW SHEDS DEVELOPMENT Karnataka Govt 2013-17
21963 COW SHED through Karnataka State Govt 2013-17
Major Agricultural Produce