Shivamogga- the heart of Karnataka, is located on the banks of the Tunga River, about 569 m above sea level. The city has a population of 322,650 as per 2011 census. Being the gateway to the hilly region of the Western Ghats, the city is popularly nicknamed as “Gateway of Malnad”. Shivamogga, is at its edge to provide the habitants of the city, a better quality of life by providing better services. To meet the growing demands and aspiration of its citizens in a qualitative, cost economic and sustainable manner, the city is undergoing with some major vital projects for which Rs. 1517.38 Crore have been sanctioned. The city’s core mission is to transform itself from a mere Edge City Of Bengaluru to the Most Preferred Destination in the region with a strong focus on economic development and provision of enhanced Connectivity , high Quality of Life, Ecological integration and inclusive development.