A very attractive and exquisite destination, Dewas located in the state of Madhya Pradesh is an ancient town in the administrative center of the Dewas District. It is situated on the Malwa plateau in the West-central part of India and is 160 Kms from state capital, Bhopal. The name of the city “Dewas” means the “Abode of Gods”.
Dewas is often visited by locals of the state as well as by the tourists from all over the country in pursuit of serenity. The name of the town ‘Dewas’ is derived from the Devi Vaishini hill in the town, also known as Tekri. The hill has a big temple of Goddess Devi Chamunda Tulja Bhavani and Kalika Mata which captivates large number of tourists from all over India.
Dewas is also a major industrial town and houses many giant market players like Ranbaxy Labs, Tata, Gabriel India Ltd. and Kirloskars etc. During the British period, Dewas was the seat of two '15 Gun Salute' royal states i.e. Dewas Junior state and Dewas Senior state, ruled by the Maratha clan 'Puar'.