Guide for parents relocating to Bengaluru (Bangalore)

Guide for parents relocating to Bengaluru (Bangalore)

Moving to a new city involves rebooting your entire life. If you are parents of school going children, who have just moved into Bengaluru (Bangalore), you might be looking around for facilities to keep your life running smoothly again.  

Bangalore city, officially renamed to Bengaluru, is the state capital of Karnataka. It has a population of 12.7 million. The city was established by Kempe Gowda, a chieftain under the Vijayanagar Empire. In the 19th Century, The British developed a Cantonment, which represented the British Military presence.

It is famous for iconic food places like Vidyarthi Bhavan and MTR, spaces for theatre enthusiasts like Ranga Shankara & Chowdiah Memorial, shopping hubs such as Brigade Rd. and Commercial Street, and green spaces like Lalbagh and Cubbon Park. 

North Bengaluru is one of the most rapidly developing areas of Bengaluru city, in terms of real estate, tech parks, entertainment, healthcare and other amenities. It includes areas like Hebbal, Jakkur, RT Nagar, Yeshwanthpur, Sahakarnagar, Yelahanka, and Devanahalli. It is located in close proximity to both the airport and railway station. The KIADB Aerospace Park and SEZ is being developed close to the airport. The area will also house new IT parks. Shell, the renowned petrochemical company, has already expanded its presence in India with its global Shell Technology Centre at Devanahalli.

Bengaluru is a preferred destination for higher education because of its learning-centric culture, great educational institutions and safe environment. It is home to prestigious organisations like the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), Indian Institute of Management (IIMB), National Centre For Biological Sciences (NCBS), GKVK, IIT, Indian Institute of Science (IISc), National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS) and National Law School of India University (NLSIU).

Bengaluru is home to several prestigious international schools too:

  • Trio World Academy (TWA)
  • The International School Bangalore (TISB)
  • Mallya Aditi International School
  • Neev Academy 

Some of the reputed institutions for higher education and colleges are as follows:

Art schools:

  • College of Fine Arts – Karnataka Chitrakala Parishad
  • Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology


  • University of Agricultural Sciences, GKVK campus
  • GPS Institute of Agricultural Management
  • ICAR-Indian Institute of Horticultural Research


  • KLE College of Pharmacy
  • Dayananda Sagar College of Pharmacy
  • Ramaiah College of Pharmacy


  • Ramaiah Institute of Technology.
  • International Institute of Information Technology Bangalore. (IIIT-B)
  • R V College of Engineering.
  • BMS College of Engineering.
  • PES University.


  • St Johns Medical College
  • MS Ramaiah Medical College
  • BMCRI Bangalore – Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute
  • Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS)
  • Dr BR Ambedkar Medical College

Bengaluru has since then grown rapidly and is famously known for its green spaces and IT industry.  Bangalore is one of the worlds and India’s top destinations for start-ups. It is a hub of pathbre. ng ideas and growth. Some of the most popular start-ups that were launched in Bengaluru were Flipkart, Myntra, BigBasket, Practo, Cred, Razorpay, Yulu, Chumbak, Porter, Nestaway, Dunzo, and Zoomcar just to name a few. 

Here is a handy guide of places that are relevant to your life in this part of the city.


The Kempegowda International Airport, previously known as Bangalore International Airport (Code: BLR) is located at Devanahalli, about 30km from TRIO World Academy, Sahakar Nagar. The travel time from the airport to our school is less than 40 minutes.
It is easily accessible via the NH7 or Bellary Road. With a high frequency of flights to various cities of India like Kolkata, Hyderabad, Surat, Ahmedabad, New Delhi, Guwahati and Mumbai as well as flights to countries like Thailand, South Korea, Bangladesh, Nepal and Malaysia, it offers a quick and convenient way for students to travel during weekends or other events. BMTC provides frequent AC Volvo buses to & from Airport. On-demand taxi services like Ola, Uber can be used via their respective apps or Airport taxi can be hailed from the airport.

Railway Station

The KSR Bengaluru City railway is centrally located and easily accessible from Hebbal. The station is connected via the Namma Metro Rail Service and the Kempegowda Bus Station. The distance from City Railway station to Trio is 11.6 km and can be reached with 45-50 minutes time. Yeshwanthpur & Bengaluru Cant. are the other major stations close to Trio.

Many trains halt or depart from these stations.

Traveling within the city – Bengaluru Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC)

BMTC provides a highly organised public transportation facility within the city. It has major bus stations at Majestic, Shivajinagar and KR Market and 10 TTMCs at places including Shantinagar, Yeshwantpur, and Kengeri. The buses connect all major localities in the city. They also provide frequent AC Volvo bus services to IT hubs like ITPL, Manyata Tech Park, and Electronic City, and special Airport Services. They offer monthly passes for regular commuters. It is located at 11.7km away from Trio and is a 40-minute commute.

Intrastate and Interstate road Travel – Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC)

KSRTC offers luxury buses for travel between Bengaluru and other parts of Karnataka State and important cities/towns of surrounding states. The KSRTC bus station is adjacent to the BMTC bus stand as well as the City Railway Station. Tickets can be booked 30 days in advance either over their website or mobile app.


Bengaluru Metro

The Namma Metro project is developing metro connectivity across Bengaluru. Commercial operations began in October 2011 and are further being extended. The current route along the Green Line connects Silk Institute to Nagasandra.
The Purple Line connects Kengeri to Baiyappanahalli (via Majestic). For the full schematic map,

click here:
Taxi Service

Major players in the taxi-on-demand services like Ola, Uber, and Bounce ply in Bengaluru. They offer convenient booking services through mobile apps for autos, taxis and carpooling. These can be hailed from all urban areas.

If you are looking for a rented flat, Villa or gated community in Bengaluru or near Hebbal area, please visit the below mentioned portals.

Lookup rented properties currently available in North Bangalore.

Relocation and moving services

Global / National Relocation Services:

IGL Relocation : India: +91-22 2222 6666 USA :  +1 (732) 422-3871

Santa Fe Relocation Services: +91 80 4052 2222

One Touch Relocation Services: +91 (0)80 2545 0860, +91 (0)80 2545 0868, +91 99000 41715

Galaxy Relocation and Storage Co. +91 97421 66001, +91 72040 66001

Fastway Express: Bangalore(Head Office) +91 80414 22222, +91 80 6772 2200, +91 98456 46464
Agarwal Packers and Movers: (24/7) +91 9300300300, +91 9860015001

Relocation within India/Bengaluru

Leo Care Packers and Mover:  080 88555561
Lion Packers and Movers: +91 9900500000

Hospitals in North Bengaluru/Hebbal
Many prominent, multispecialty hospitals have their branches at North Bengaluru. All of the given hospitals are within 2km to 6km radius of Trio.

Columbia Asia Hospital – Hebbal

A multispecialty hospital located en route to the International Airport.
Contact No.  080 4179 1000

Motherhood Hospital – Sahakarnagar
A well-known chain of hospitals for women and childcare, located close to Hebbal, and Jakkur. Contact No.  080 4666 0000

Aster CMI Hospital
A multispeciality hospital at Sahakarnagar on Airport Road. Aster has several clinics around the locality including Manyata Tech park, Yelahanka New town, and New BEL Road. It also offers facilities for international patients.
Contact No. 080 4342 0100

Bangalore Baptist Hospital
Bangalore Baptist Hospital is a 340-bed multispecialty mission hospital located on Bellary Road at Hebbal.
Contact No. 080 2202 4700

Emergency Services –

Police Control Room – 100
Fire – 101
Nightingales Elders Helpline – 1090
Helpline for Children (Makkala Sahayavani)(24/7) – 10924
Women’s Helpline (Vanitha Sahayavani)(24/7) – 1091
Electricity Helpline (BESCOM) – 1912

Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) 24 Hr Helpline – 08022238888
Traffic Helpline – 1095  / 080-2294 3030 / 131
Suicide Prevention – SAHAI – 080-25497777
Fire Service Control Room     080-22971500
Ambulance – 108 / 105711 / 1062
Karnataka Red Cross 080 2226420

Blood Banks
Karnataka Red Cross Blood Bank 080 22268435
Navrang Blood Bank 080 23521233
Dr. Shivaji Rao’s Blood Bank 22224044
HOSMAT 25543746
M S Ramaiah Medical Hospital 23606545 / 23606524

Gas Leakage Emergency Numbers
Bharath Gas:(Search by Locality)
Indane: 1906

Esteem mall
A well-known mall located at Hebbal.

Elements mall
Elements Mall is located at Nagavara, Bengaluru, close to Manyata Tech Park. It is known for its shops, eateries and movie multiplex.

Orion Mall
Orion Mall is a premium mall in Bengaluru, housed in the Brigade Gateway alongside the World Trade Centre, Sheraton Grand Hotel and Columbia Asia Hospital. It is located opposite to the renowned Karnataka Soaps and Detergents Ltd. that manufactures the Mysore Sandal Soap. It is the third largest mall in the city with an area of 1.1 million sq. ft. It offers a 11-screen multiplex, bowling alley, gaming zone, food court, lakeside cafes and more.

Mantri Mall
The Mantri Square Mall is located in Malleshwaram. It houses several prominent clothing stores, hypermarket, bowling alley, multiplex and food court.

ParksHebbal Lake Park
The Hebbal Lake Park is a serene pocket of greenery in the bustling neighbourhood of Hebbal. It is home to many birds. A good location for a jog or early morning walk. The park is open on all days from 9.45am to 6.30pm.

Lumbini Gardens
A park on the banks of Nagavara lake at Hebbal. This park offers amusement rides, refreshment stalls, boating and a children’s park. Visitors are charged with an entry fee. It is open on all days of the week from 11am to 7pm.

Sahakar Nagar Walking Park
The Sahakar Nagar Walking Park is open to the public between 5am and 8pm. A pleasant location for a daily walk.
Here are some of the significant apartments and gated community located in north Bangalore.
TRIO World Academy offers bus pick & drop from most of apartment complexes in the following localities.To know about our bus routes & timings,

visit –

Apartment Name       Locality

Fortuna Grand    Canara Bank Layout, Sahakar Nagar
Purva Park Apt    Cox Town
SOBHA Moonstone    Dasarahalli Outer Ring Road
Sobha Lifestyle    Devanahalli
Prestige Golfshire    Devanahalli
Bcil Zed Woods    Doddaballapura Main Road, Avalahalli
Prestige Oasis,    Doddaballapura Main Road, Rajankunte
Pebble Bay    Dollars Colony
Msr House    Gokula
Shobha Althea    Harohalli
Godrej Woodsman    Hebbal, Airport road
Godrej Platinum    Hebbal, Airport road
Mantri Webcity    Hennur Main Road
Salarpuria Goldsummit    Hennur Main Road
Sobha Emerald    Jakkur
Tata Aquila Heights    Jalahalli
Prestige Kenninington Park    Jalahalli
Prestige Wellington Park    Jalahalli
Purva Pavilion    Kempapura
Manthri Green    Malleswaram
Purvankara    Near Attur Layout Bus Stop
Ncc Aster Park Apt    Near Mother Dairy
Embassy Habitat    Near Mount Carmel College
Century Apartment    Near Sobha Amber
Nagarjuna Meadows    New Town Yelahanka
HM Builder    Next to BDA RT Nagar
Embassy    Next to BDA RT Nagar
G corp / Ramaiya    Next to Elements Mall
Krishna Villa    Opp Sobha city
Hoysala    Opp Vaibhav Theatre
RMZ Latitude    Opp Yelahanka Police station
Hanging Gardens    Opposite to Manyata Business Park
Living walls    Outer ring road
White House    R.T .Nagar
Brigade Gateway    Rajaji Nagar
Sterling Park    Sahakar nagar
Century Corbel    Sahakar nagar

Century Ethos Sahakar nagar

Parkside North Hesarghatta Bangalore Pipe Road

Prestige Apartments Bagalur

Purva Atmosphere Thanisandra main Road

Vajram Newtown Thanisandra Main Road

Bollineni Astra Kogilu

Adarsh Pinecourat Chikkagubbi village

Oscar Orchid    Sahakar nagar
Krishna Diamond    Sahakar Nagar
Beary’s Lakeside Habitat (Twin Tower)  Sahakar Nagar
Sobha City    Thanisandra Main Road
Bhartiya City    Thanisandra Main Road
Sobha Chrysanthemum    Thanisandra Main Road
Prakruthi Apt    Thindlu Main Rd
Sriram Apartment    Virupakshapura
Heritage App    Yelhanka

Below are some of the hotels, located around Bangalore.

  • Chairman’s Club Resort
  • Mövenpick Hotel & Spa Bengaluru
  • Hotel Ivory Inn
  • Sheraton Grand 
  • Vivanta by Taj – Yeshwantpur, Bengaluru
  • Attide Biz 

Tech Parks:

Kirloskar Business Park
The Kirloskar Business Park is located behind Columbia Asia Hospital at Hebbal. Some of the companies at this business park are Tata Global Beverages, Strand Life Sciences, Mahindra Comviva Tech, and Hindustan Coca Cola Beverages Pvt. Ltd.

Manyata Tech park
Manyata Embassy Business Park is one of the most prominent tech parks in the city. It is located on the Outer Ring Road at Nagavara and is easily accessible from Hebbal. It houses companies such as IBM, Cognizant, ANZ, L&T Technology Services, Fidelity Investments, Target Corporation India,, NVIDIA Graphics Pvt. Ltd. and so on.

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