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R. K. Baliga was born on 29 December, 1929 in Mangalore, Madras Presidency, British India, is an other. Discover R. K. Baliga's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 59 years old?

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Age 59 years old
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Born 29 December, 1929
Birthday 29 December
Birthplace Mangalore, Madras Presidency, British India
Date of death (1988-10-26) Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Died Place N/A
Nationality India

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R. K. Baliga Net Worth

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He was initially Chief Engineer of Bharat Electronics (1961–1968), Works Manager (1968–1973) and subsequently assumed the role of Deputy General Manager of the Radar Division (1973–1976) before he assumed responsibility of Chairman and Managing Director of Karnataka State Electronics Development Corporation(KEONICS) (July 1976-Feb 1984).

As Chairman & Managing Director of Hindustan Teleprinters Ltd (1984–1986) he successfully introduced Electronic Teleprinters in India replacing the old outdated model of Electro-Mechanical Teleprinters of 1961 vintage.


According to the Indian Express, in the early 1970s Baliga envisioned making Bangalore the "Silicon Valley of India" and it was met with skepticism. However, the then Chief Minister D. Devaraj Urs of Karnataka decided to support him and made him the Chairman of the Karnataka State Electronics Development Corporation (Keonics) in 1976. In 1978 Keonics established Electronics City on 332 acres (1.34 km) in Konappana Agrahara and Doddathogur Village, near Bangalore. He completed his term as Chairman of Keonics in 1983 during which period he saw the establishment of several firms. The development of the Electronic City gained substantial momentum after India liberalized its economy in early 1990s. According to the Keonics website, Electronics City today houses over 100 information technology and electronics companies who employ over 60,000 personnel.


Baliga was the founding Head of Department of Electrical Engineering and Vice Principal in 1960 of Manipal Institute of Technology.


He worked as a Project Engineer at National Carbon Company between 1959-1960. In 1960 he joined Manipal Institute of Technology as Professor and Vice-Principal.


In 1955 he was the President of the International Club at Westing House Electric Corporation, which consisted of members of several nationalities with view of promoting international goodwill among them and US citizens.


While working in the Doctoral Program as Indian Institute of Science Merit scholar he was invited by General Electric to work in their factories in the USA. He worked as Test engineer between 1954-55 at GE. He also worked in Westinghouse Electric Company (1955–1956) and Kaiser Engineers (1956–1959).


Ram Krishna Baliga (29 December 1929 – 26 October 1988) was an engineer and chairman. He is regarded as the father of the Electronics City in Bangalore, India, as he founded and established the Electronic City.