KBC 13: Which city is known as the Electronic City of India?
KBC Offline Quiz (September 21, 2021): Which city is known as the Electronic City of India?
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The electronic city of India, Bangalore, now Bengaluru, is popularly called the Electronic Capital of India. The reason behind this is that because the city plays the maximum role as the country's leading information technology (IT) exporter. It is said to be one of India's largest electronic/IT industrial parks, stretching over 800 acres (3.2 km²).
Bengaluru is home to Indian technological organisations like ISRO, Infosys, Wipro, Biocon and HAL. It also has a number of software industries, aerospace, telecommunications as well as heavy industries.
Nt just that, Bengaluru also has several reputed educational institutions such as Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Indian Institute of Management (Bangalore) (IIMB), International Institute of Information Technology, Bangalore (IIITB), National Institute of Fashion Technology, Bangalore, National Institute of Design, Bangalore (NID R&D Campus), National Law School of India University (NLSIU) and National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS).
Numerous state-owned aerospace and defence organisations, like Bharat Electronics, Hindustan Aeronautics and National Aerospace Laboratories are also located in the city.
This is why Bengaluru is also known as the silicon valley of India.