Bansagar Dam is a multi-purpose river valley project on Sone River situated in Ganga Basin in Madhya Pradesh, India envisaging both irrigation and hydroelectric power generation. The Bansagar Dam across Sone River is constructed at village Deolond in Shahdol district on Rewa - Shahdol road, at a distance of 51.4 km from Rewa. The project has been named as "Bansagar" after Bana Bhatt, the renowned Sanskrit scholar of 7th century, who is believed to havehailed from this region in India. Bansagar Dam is located at Latitude 24-11-30 N and Longitude 81-17-15 E. Prasad & Company has successfully executed the Construction of Bansagar Masonry Dam Spillway Blocks 11 to 15 across river Sone for Madhya Pradesh Irrigation Department. This is an inter state Major Irrigation and Power Project of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Madhya Pradesh. The work involved 1.50 lakh cum. of excavation of both rock and soil, 1.32 lakh cums. of masonry and 0.65 lakh cums. of concrete. Bansagar Dam will provide irrigation facility over an area of 2,490 kms in Madhya Pradesh, 1,500 kms; in Uttar Pradesh and 940 kms in Bihar.