Robertson Pet is a township in the city of Kolar Gold Fields in India. It is one of the first planned residential areas in modern-day India. The township was planned and built to accommodate the increasing population of the city of Kolar Gold Fields. The town hall popularly known as King George Hall is lavishly built in Victorian style with an impressive lawn and garden in front of it. Robertson Pet has a total population of 162,230.
The highest employment in the district is in Agro based, Wood based, Jute, Textile, FCG, Mineral based and Chemical industries. The district has 54% of the workforce employed in the Agricultural Sector, 43% in the Industrial Sector and the remaining 3% are Household workers.
Kolar is popularly known as the golden land of India, for it is at the famous Kolar Gold Fields of this district that gold mining was first undertaken in the country during modern times. Formerly Kolar was known variously as Kolahala, Kuvalala and Kolala. The district is situated in the south eastern part of Karnataka bounded by Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh, and is spread across 5 taluks – Kolar, Bangarpet, Srinivaspura, Malur and Mulbagal. Kolar district has the total area of 3979 sq. km. There are 5 Industrial Areas and 5 Industrial Estates in the district.