When the British Colonel James Tod came here, he was so enchanted by the aura of this place that he founded this small village. He built church Jail post office and other buildings. One of his residence buildings is now converted into a Jain temple known as Pragya Shikhar. He spent 20 years here.
Todgarh, is a picturesque town in the Aravallis, the oldest mountain range of the world. It is 3281 feet above sea level and its original name was Boraswara. In the early times, nomadic tribes like the Banjaras and Gujjars inhabited this area. Todgarh formed a part of Merwara.
It is famous for its colonial buildings of Victorian era. The Jain community has recently developed a beautiful monument on a hillock named “Pragya Shikhar”.