The Government of India intends to develop the Bengaluru Mumbai Industrial Corridor between Bengaluru and Mumbai, which would have an influence area spread across the states of Karnataka and Maharashtra.

The Bengaluru Mumbai Industrial Corridor is intended to facilitate development of a well-planned and resource-efficient industrial base served by world-class sustainable connectivity infrastructure, bringing significant benefits in terms of innovation, manufacturing, job creation and resource security to these states. The availability of world class infrastructure along the corridor shall also enable increased investments in manufacturing and industrial activity in these states. In the first phase, Dharwad in Karnataka (approx. 6042 acres) and Satara, Maharashtra (approx. 12,355 acres) have been identified as potential nodes.

BMIC Executive Summary Report.