Tumkur is one of the industrial cities located in the state of Karnataka, also known as Shaikshanika Nagari and Kalpatharu Nadu. Since 28 August 2010, Tumkur has been accorded the status of a City Corporation. It is situated at a distance of 70 km (43 mi) northwest of Bangalore, along National Highway NH-4 and NH-206. It is the headquarters of the Tumkur district.
UBumkur hosts India's first mega food park, a project of the ministry of food processing. The India Food Park was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in September 2014.
PM Modi on Thursday at a function in Tumakuru, Bengaluru, disbursed Rs 12,000 crore to six crore beneficiaries under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Yojana (PMKSY) scheme in one-go. Also, he gave away.. IndiaTimes - Published
On his arrival, Prime Minister Modi was received by Karnataka chief minister BS Yediyurappa and others. Prime Minister Modi will take part in various programmes in the state, including a visit to Sree.. IndiaTimes - Published
Giving much-needed push to the Centre's ongoing 'income support scheme' (PM-Kisan), Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Thursday disburse Rs 12,000 crore to 6 crore farmers through e-transfer at an.. IndiaTimes - Published
PM Modi will distribute Krishi Karman Awards and Commendation Awards to states at a public meeting in Tumkur, Karnataka on Thursday. PM will hand over Certificates to beneficiaries under PM Kisan from.. IndiaTimes - Published
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be arriving in Bengaluru on January 2 to attend a "special event" and a large farmers' convention, chief minister B S Yediyurappa said on Wednesday. Discussions are on.. IndiaTimes - Published