Sugar factories contribute majorly to the economy of the city. It is also called as "SAKKARE NADU" (which in local language means city of sugar) because sugarcane is a major crop. Mandya is the land of art, culture and mythological dramas.
Shivanasamudra hydro power station, started in 1901 is said to be the first Hydro Electric Power Station in Asia.
Places To Visit
Srirangapatna,Krishna Raja Sagara Dam and Brindavan Gardens, Daria Daulat Bagh, Sangam, Gumbaz, Melkote CheluvaNarayana Swamy Temple, Shivasamudram, Tannur LakeRanganathittu Bird Sanctuary,Tannur Lake.