Mahika located in Hiriyur, is just 176 kms from Bangalore City it is situated on the Mumbai-Bangalore National Highway (NH 4). Hiriyur is a central place for most commuters traveling to southern and central parts of India. Its surroundings are famous for Horticulture and Agro resources. This place also houses Mari Kanive, the oldest dam in Karnataka. Mari Kanive is an architectural masterpiece built across the Vedavati River. The Vedavati River of Hiriyur is the major water source for the people of Chitradurga and Tumkur districts.
About the Mahika Project
Proposed Non- Agricultural Plots in Challakere
Total Extent of land - 500 acres
Area of each unit - 1 /2 acre
The proposed Chennai-Bangalore-Mumbai industrial corridor to focus on industrial development
Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) has identified 3,000 acres of land at Hiriyur and Challakere Taluks of the district, for a flying test range centre.
Electronic Hardware Parks to be set up in Kolar and Tumkur districts.
Food Technology Park proposed in Hiriyur.
Research center to be set up by the Indian Institute of Science in Challakere Taluka.