In September 2016, Sharad Sagar made a two-day visit to the holy city of Allahabad in Uttar Pradesh. Sagar was the Chief Guest at an event organized by Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University in Allahabad on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Digital India and Skill India campaigns and their role in nation building.
Sagar addressed thousands of university and school students, teachers, parents and religious leaders alongside senior Cabinet Ministers in the Govt. of India, the current Deputy Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, veteran parliamentarians and hailed religious leaders.