Basaveshvara Nagar is located in West of Bengaluru near NH 4. It is a residential locality and is surrounded by areas like Govindrajanagar, Agrahara Dasarahalli
, Rajaji Nagar
. It is named after the social reformer Basavanna.
While 80 Feet Ring Road
and First Cross Road connect the south and north of Basaveshwar Nagar, Pipeline Road
, Chord Road and Magadi Road
form its border. Kempegowda Bus Station and Bengaluru City Railway Station are about five kilometres away from the area. The buses serve the transport need of the area with Sharada Colony bus station as the main bus station. There are also other bus stations in the area like Saneguruvanahalli bus stop, Shankar Nag Bus Station, and BEML Layout
Bus Stop. Rajajinagar
Metro Station lies on the north of Basaveshwar Nagar on Chord Road.
The area has developing infrastructure with Sharda Colony, Karekallu Kamakshipalya, SBI Staff Colony, Teachers Colony, Guru Laxmi Layout, Shiva Nagar and Bovi Colony. The road network here connects these colonies with each other.
Basaveshvara Nagar consists of many hospitals, educational institutes and shopping malls. The area has educational institutes including S. Cadambi Vidya Kendra, Sri Vani Education Centre, Carmel High School, Max Muller High School, SBI Officers Association School, St Charles High School, Podar Jumbo Kids Play School, Florence High School, National Academy for Learning, Indian High School etc. Majority of schools are affiliated to ICSE Board.
The area has hospitals including Panacea Hospital, Government Homeopathy Hospital, Shanbhag Hospital, Sarvodaya Hospital, Vathsalya Speciality Hospital, and Punya Hospital. A majority of hospitals lie on first Cross Road with at least one or more clinic or hospital in each residential area.
Basaveshvara Nagar has bank branches of some major banks including HDFC Bank, Axis Bank, State Bank of Hyderabad
, Mahila Co-operative Bank Limited, State Bank of India, Central Bank of India, and ICICI Bank.