Halali dam is known as Samrat Ashok Sagar Project. It is constructed across Halali river a tributary of Betwa River. It is 945 m long with maximum height of 29.57 m above the foundation level. Catchment area of the project is 699 sq. km of which is 25 % is hilly, rest is plains. It is about 47 kilometers from Bhopal's New Market and towards Sanchi. The dam has a MP tourism hotel which has about 3 – 4 rooms, nice ambience and a playground for children.