Dewas,is an ancient town situated on the Malwa plateau in the West-central part of Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, about 160 km south west from state capital, Bhopal. It is the administrative center of the Dewas District, and was formerly the seat of two princely states during the British Raj, Dewas Junior state and Dewas senior state. Today, Dewas is an industrial town, with companies like Ranbaxy and Tata International being prominent players.
Dewas has many industrial units providing employment to thousands of industrial workers. It has some industrial areas on Indore road and also few pockets of industries on Ujjain road.
Bank Note Press - Bank Note Press, Dewas, an industrial unit of the Government of India, the Ministry of Finance and the Department of Economic Affairs was conceived in 1969 and established in 1974. Bank Note Press has been equipped with all the facilities for printing and processing of high quality bank notes and has various wings to control activities such as printing, quality control, engineering, examination, ancillary and administration. It has been awarded ISO 9001 for its superior note quality and ISO 14001 for its environmental policies. The Central Industrial Security Force has been entrusted with the maintenance of security, law and order etc. of both the press area and the colony area.