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http://www.ekarwar.com " The
Online Gateway to Karwar ". This Website has Since its inception in
1998 been working for bringing Uttarakannada District and
on the world map by making it accessible online, and also providing a platform
for the citizens here to interact with their loved ones abroad. This
Site is dedicated to the local people, the rich cultural heritage of
the region and the intellectuals and brave people it has given
towards the country's development.
eKarwar.com was formally inaugurated by the Hon'ble Minister for
Industries Govt of Karnataka
Sri. R.V.Deshpande during the 2003
Karavali Festival. This site has had the credit and privilege of
beaming the Karavali festival live on the internet using its live
video feed capability which was viewed by more than 400 visitors
Karwar as told by
Tagore is the
Kashmir of south India while he looked at the western Ghats (
Sahyadri Range) and Karwar beach along the Arabian sea on its side
which greatly inspired him for writing his poems.
The People of Uttara Kannada and Karwar are well known for their
valor and commitment
towards their motherland, what else can prove when we have the lone
recipient from Karnataka state to get the country's highest
Gallantry Award the
Param vir chakra
2nd Lieutenant Rama Raghoba Rane
Karwar is now the chosen place for the Asia's
Biggest Naval Base
Project Seabird which would be called INS Kadamba
after its formal inauguration and would establish India's supremacy
in south Asia. Karwar is also known for
Kaiga which is Nuclear
Power project currently undergoing its 3rd and 4th Unit expansion.
How To Reach Karwar :
BY ROAD: There are buses to Karwar from
Bangalore (520 kms) and from Goa (100 kms). One can reach Karwar by
bus from Mangalore (273 kms) and Belgaum (167 kms) too.
BY RAIL: The nearest Railway station is Shirwad/Karwar 2Km From
Karwar on The Konkan Railway.
BY AIR :Nearest airports are Goa 100, Mangalore 273 and Belgaum
Kannada District was initially under Madras Presidency and subsequently came
under Bombay Presidency. After Independence and till 1956 the District was in
Maharashtra State and after States reorganization, merged into Karnataka.
cultural pattern of the people has thus been influenced both by Maharashtra and
Northern Karnataka. The languages spoken in this District are Kannada & Konkani.
Goa being the border State, Portugal culture has also influenced the District.
Kannada District, lies between 130 55' and 150 31' north latitude and 74" 9'
units and 750 10' East longitude.
Uttara Kannada District has a coastal line of 144 kms. extending from Majali on
the north to Gorte in Bhatkal Taluka on south and is endowed with natural
resources. The District has 14 minor ports. The national Highway No.17 and the
Konkan Railway passes
along the coastal areas in this district, facilitating good communication and
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