is located in south Bengaluru beside Banashankari
. Kumaraswamy Layout
was initiated in the late 1970s by BDA and is currently one of the fastest growing areas in Bengaluru. Kumaraswamy Layout
is mainly divided into two segments with the first segment being the largest. Geological Survey of India is located in this area. Celebrated Kannada writers including Sri Jayanta Kaykini, A N Prahlada Rao, and Sri B.S Kesava Rao live here. The area was once home to the late Vyasaraya Ballal another notable Kannada writer. The areas, under Kumaraswamy Layout
, include ISRO Layout
also known as Vikram Nagar
and managed by Space Employees Cooperative Housing Society, Vasanthapura a famous village situated 12 kilometres away from the city. Other areas include VV Nagar, Kanaka Nagar, Minhaj Nagar and so on.
Bengaluru Metropolitan Transport Corporation buses provide easy accessibility to the area. A number of buses regularly ply to and forth connecting Kumaraswamy Layout
to KR Market and Kempegowda Bus Station.
The rapid progress of the area has called for the development of real estate in Kumaraswamy Layout
with a wide number of apartment projects being constructed by some prominent developers including VP Real Estate Agency, Nitesh Estates, and Brigade Palm Springs.
The social infrastructure of the area is centred on education as it houses a number of schools and colleges. The notable ones include Dayananda Sagar Instituitions, Delhi
Public School, Alpine School and so on. The Metro Wholesale Shopping Mall is also situated in the vicinity along with major shopping destinations like Jayanagar
4th Block and Gandhi Bazaar. Healthcare facilities in the area include hospitals such as Swathi Galaxy Hospitals, Sagar Hospitals, SR Hospitals etc. Banks like State Bank of India, Syndicate Bank, Axis Bank, and Canara Bank have their branches in this area equipped with ATM facilities.