Why Mysore?

Mysore – a quaint little charming city is sure to take you back in history. It’s palaces, open court yards, gardens & heritage buildings vie with modern architecture. Mysore is renowned for it’s sandal, silk, arts, crafts, music & a university of high repute. It has a very conducive climate with no extremities in weather patterns. As one drives into Mysore, one is greeted not by polluting & monstrous concrete factories but undulating fields of greenery basking in the cool breeze & warm sunshine. Rich in flora & fauna, Mysore is close to abundant wildlife & nature. Very much a pensioners paradise, Mysore holds the promise of natural bliss minus pollution, congestion & traffic jams for a long time to come. Above all Mysore ‘s proximity to Bangalore (just 140 km), the ongoing modernization of the Mysore airport and the proposed 4-lane expressway and doubling of Railway track between Bangalore & Mysore makes it a very rational choice to set up home. IT majors like Infosys, L&T, Wipro have set up their bases at Mysore.

Location and Surroundings

Mysore city is at 770 m above sea level and 140 kms from Bangalore. Also known as the city of palaces. Mysore retains a quint charm, that never fails to enchant. Mysore is known as a retired person’s paradise and surrounded by palaces, mysore zoo, Krishna Raja Sagar dam/ Brindavan gardens, Chamundi Hills, Kukkarahalli Lake, Karanji lake, Linganbudhi lake, kaveri, kabini etc.,

Educational Institutions

The reputed Mysore university and a range of educational institutions like JSS, Teresian college attract students from the nearby districts.

Economy and Employment

In the recent past mysore has become a popular choice as the tier II destination among IT and ITes major like Infosys, Wipro, Target corporation, Patni Computers etc Other recognized companies like Vikrant Tyres, K R mills ( Atlantic Mills ), L& T, BEML and Silk factory.

Infrastructure Development

  • Bangalore Mysore Express way will reduce travel time to Bangalore and mysore.
  • Outer ring road connecting the peripheral areas of mysore is under construction
  • Airport will be operational from 2009
  • Railway track doubling and electrification by 2009
  • Mysore is selected for JNNURM project
  • The only city in Karnataka to have project – Bus Rapid Transit System (BRTS) under JNNURM