About Sagar - Madhya Pradesh
Sagar lies in an extensive plain broken by low, forested hills and watered by Sonar river. The origin of the name comes from the Hindi word SAGAR meaning lake or sea, apparently because of the large and once beautiful lake around which the town of Sagar has been built. Sagar was founded by Udan Singh in 1660 and was constituted a municipality in 1867. A major road and agricultural trade centre, it has industries such as oil and flour milling, saw-milling , ghee processing , handloom cotton weaving, bidi manufacture and railway and engineering works. It is known in all over India due to its University named as Dr. Harisingh Gaur University and Army Cantonment and recently it has come into lime light due to Bhagyodyay Tirth a charitable hospital named after a Jain Sant Shri VidyaSagarji Maharaj. It is known for Police Training College which are only two in Madhya Pradesh other one is in Indore. Head quarter of Forensic Science Lab is also in SAGAR.
How to Reach Sagar:
By Air : Sagar has an domestic Airport which is 20 kms away from city.
By Rail : Sagar has a railway station well within the city limits.
By Road : Sagar is well connected by State Transport buses & Private bus services.