A lot has been spoken about Bangalore and its ever-growing economic powerhouse, the IT industry. However, what we often fail to see is the strong Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) industry that is nothing less than a backbone that supports the city’s economy. There are over 67553 MSME units in Bangalore urban district, employing nearly 622,327 people with an investment of approximately Rs. 321,679.27 lakhs. Bangalore rural district has about 16,966 units with Rs. 55,465.54lakhs investment where over 91,758 people are employed. Major MSME industrial clusters in Bangalore are Electronic Goods, Leather Products, Light Engineering, Machine Tools, Powerloom, and Readymade Garments. Bangalore’s major industrial estates arePeenya I-IV, Jigani-I, Jigani-II, Dyavasandra, NEF, Rajajinagar, Electronic city, Veerasandra I, Veerasandra II, Bommasandra I, Bommasandra II and HAL.