Kolar Gold Fields K.G.F. is a mining region in K.G.F. taluk township , Kolar district, Karnataka, India.It is headquartered in Robertsonpet, where employees of Bharat Gold Mines Limited BGML and BEML Limited formerly Bharat Earth Movers Limited and their families live. K.G.F. is about 30 kilometres 19 mi from Kolar, 100 kilometres 62 mi from Bangalore, capital of Karnataka and 245 kilometers 152 mi from Chennai, Over a century, the town has been known for gold mining.