Nagda is an important industrial city in Ujjain district of Madhya Pradesh. It is located in the Malwa region of western Madhya Pradesh and is situated on the bank of Chambal River. Nagda is the headquarters of Nagda tehsil. This town is a major railway junction on the Delhi-Mumbai railway line. Prior to being an industrial town, Nagda was a small village. Due to the locational advantages of being near River Chambal and availability of large extent of land the Birla Group set up a major facility. Today, Nagda is one of the largest Viscose Staple Fiber Manufacturer in Asia. Grasim Industries also have developed Thermal power plant & chemical plant at Nagda.