Situated on a tableland where the Western and Eastern
Ghat ranges converge into the Nilgiri hill complex,
the state of Karnataka is confined roughly within 11.5
degree north and 18.5 degree north latitudes and 74
degree east and 78.5 degree east longitude. The state
is bounded by Maharashtra and Goa states in the north
and northwest; by the Arabian Sea in the west; by Kerala
and Tamilnadu states in the south and by the state of
Andhra Pradesh in the east.
Karnataka is India's eight largest state,both in terms
of of area and population-is well and truly one of the
nation's most progressive industrialized state.The state
has an illustrious history of successfully implementing
several industrial and technological initiatives.