About Tiptur

Tiptur has one of State's highest Economic Potential. It has an Agricultural Produce Market Committee(APMC) market. Auctions are held every Wednesday and Saturday. Farmers from nearby Taluks, Villages and even as far as Channarayapatna carry their Copra to the market for auction. There are several Copra Desiccated Powder Industries who in turn export their products all across India and some Export out of India.Coconut traders from the Tiptur market have supplied copra throughout the world. Its Asia’s largest market for copra market with estimated sales reaching Rs.2000 Crores annually.

ARALAGUPPE : The place is a village in Kibbanahalli hobli is situated at a distance of about 6 km from Baanasandra railway station on Bangalore –Miraj railway line and about 18 km from Tiptur. The Chennakeshava temple at this place is a fine specimen of the Hoysala style belonging to about the middle of the 13th century A.D. It has a garbhagriha, a shukanasi and a navaranga. Attached to the southern wall of this temple is a temple of Narasimha. There are four other temples here belonging to the Ganga period.

DASARIGATTA : Chowdeshwari Temple is a temple at Dasarighatta, near Tiptur of Tumkur district, Karnataka, India. A panchaloha idol in the temple replies to question asked by supplicants.Sri Chowdeshwari Devi has been showering on her devotee grace and blessings at all times and more so when they encounter with specific problems and seek her guidance for rightful solutions.

GANESHA FESTIVAL : Ganesha festival is held in the campus of vegetable market. Ganesha festival is also celebrated in various parts of the town. It is a festival of the entire town. The invocation of big Ganesha idol (made in mud) starts on the day of Vinayaka Chathurthi (During September/October). Daily poojas, Homas, Havana arranged by trustees and other public devotees is celebrated this festival for 48 days.

KALPATARU VIDYA SAMSTHE: The Kalpataru Vidya Samsthe was founded in the year 1961 in Tiptur,Tumkur District. Kalpataru Vidya Samsthe strongly believes that education is pivotal to the overall progress of the community and this vision saw the birth of many educational institutions in Tiptur which are providing quality education to the rural masses.Kalpataru Institute of Technology was established in 1986 with a view to provide technical education to the rural youth. The college has an excellent team of qualified, experienced and dedicated faculty members with all the required infrastructure.

RANGAPURA : is about 5 km south-west of Tiptur town. The place has a beautiful Shankareshvara temple. There are two lions, well carved in black stone with an open mouth at the entrance of the temple. There are also shrines of Buddha, Vigneshvara and Nandi in the temple. It has also a Veerashaiva Matha called the Keregodi Samsthana Matha.