BHARAT BANKING BRANCH LAUNCHES
Located amidst 1400 acres of forest land, Makarvalli was an unbanked village where IDFC Bank’s new branch has made banking services accessible to nearly 100 other villages in its vicinity.
Makarvalli is located in the bio-diversity rich Western Ghats, the nearest cities include Haveri, Sirsi, Hubballi and Dharwad. It has many temple towns such Bankapura, Murdeshwara, Banavasi, Gokarna located nearby. The town of Banavasi finds a mention in the works of Huen Tsang-the Chinese traveler between 630-644 C.E. Paddy and maize cultivation along with its mango plantations form the mainstay of the economy of the region.