Three new branches were launched in South India, inaugurated by our Executive Director, Mr. Vikram Jetley.
Tiruchirapalli District is located along the Kaveri River in Tamil Nadu. The main town in Tiruchirappalli District is the city of Tiruchirappalli, also known as Trichy. During the British Raj, Tiruchirappalli was known as Trichinopoly, and was a district of the Madras Presidency.
The Kaveri river flows through the length of the district and is the principal source of irrigation and drinking water.
The economy of Tiruchirappalli is mainly industrial. The factories of Ordnance Factories Board such as Ordnance Factory Tiruchirappalli and Heavy Alloy Penetrator Project, Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), and Golden Rock Railway Workshop are located in Tiruchirappalli. Due to the presence of boiler manufacturing units BHEL and Cethar Vessels, Tiruchirappalli is also known as the “Boiler capital of India”.
The city has a number of retail and wholesale markets, the chief among them being the Gandhi market which is an important source of vegetables for the whole region.
Channapatna is a town and taluka headquarter in Ramanagara district Karnataka.
The history of the toys of Channapatana can be traced back to the time of Tipu Sultan. Tipu Sultan had encouraged the Persians to come down to India to teach the artisans the art of making wooden toys. The Father of Channapatana toy is Bavas Miyan, known for his commitment to life to help the local artisans with the art of toy making and bringing in new technologies to improvise the toys in Channapatana.
The city is famous for its wooden toys and lacquerware. Channapatna is also called with name Town of toys (“gombegala nagara'”). These toys are manufactured in traditional and advanced small scale industries. Manufacturing and twisting of raw silk, rice, ragi and coconut is a major product of Channapatna taluk.
The incredible streets of Channapatana are filled with the colourful wooden toys which one cannot find anywhere else. The small town produces ample wooden toys which are so unique and showcases the unblemished talent of the craftsmen.
Hassan district was the seat of the Hoysala Empire which at its peak ruled large parts of south India from Belur as its early capital and Halebidu as its later capital during the period 1000 – 1334 BC.
The place is called Hassan after the Goddess “Haasanamba”, the goddess and presiding deity of the town. The history of Hassan district is essentially the history of two of the well known dynasties that have ruled Karnataka, the Western Ganga Dynasty of Talkad and the Hoysala Empire. It finally merged as an independent Mysore kingdom.
The district mainly comprises of agrarian community, which has attracted many agro based and food processing industries. Major crops produced in the district are Cereals (Ragi, Paddy, Maize), Pulses (Tur, Bengalgram, Greengram, Cowpea), Oilseeds (Groundnut, Sesame, Castor, Mustard) and few Commercial crops (Cotton, Sugarcane, Tobacco). Coffee based industry is a forerunner in the district.
It has also diversified into different other industries like Textile, Pharma, Electronics, Dairy based units and IT & ITES. It also has a Special Economic Zone.