Bengaluru, the capital of Karnataka, has many names, as it has many facets to it. Popularly known as Garden City and Silicon Valley of India, Bangalore, which was named Bangalore in the year 2006, it is one of the most important cities in India. It is the most important thing to be the leading IT hub of the country, providing information technology related services to customers all over the world. So, here let's know about how Bangalore became silicon valley of India.
How Bangalore Became Silicon Valley?
Bengaluru (formerly Bangalore), the capital city of Karnataka is a favorite destination for IT job seekers. It is also known as "Silicon Valley of India". However, the original Silicon Valley, located in the southern San Francisco Bay Area of California, is home to many start-ups and global technology companies such as Apple, Facebook, and Google.
Just as the original "Silicon Valley" is a hub for major IT companies in the United States, Bengaluru is also home to the headquarters of infotech companies such as Wipro, Infosys, and Cognizant.
Bengaluru is on the Mysore Plateau, this region is sometimes referred to as the "Silicon Plateau".
Major MNC companies like Google, Apple, Accenture, Intel, IBM, Cisco, and Adobe have offices in Bengaluru.
In 1984, the US high-tech company Texas Instruments (TI) set up an R&D center. After that Bengaluru got the attention of global IT companies like Intel and IBM.
Industrial infrastructure, engineering education, and industrial policy are some of the other reasons that help it become a tech hub.
Highly educated human resources are readily available in Bengaluru.
Bengaluru connectivity has increased in recent years to the rest of the world.
The success of Bangalore's leading tech companies led to the development of information technology (IT) in India.
It has a world-class IT park known as "International Technology Park Limited".
Now, Bengaluru is not just an IT hub but is also a hub for other industries such as aeronautics, space research, and defense research.
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