Heritage sites under Archaeological Survey of India

By | March 9, 2016

Heritage sites under Archaeological Survey of India

Mandate of the Archaeological Survey of India covers conservation, preservation and maintenance of all centrally protected monuments/archaeological sites under the Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains Act, 1958 including 506 in Karnataka.  Funds earmarked for this purpose are utilized for preservation and upkeep including development of site. Archaeological Survey of India has provided visitor amenities such as drinking water, toilets, facilities for physically challenged, pathways, signage, parking, cloak rooms, publication counters, etc. are provided besides gardening/landscaping at monuments/sites.

During the Survey conducted from 1.4.2015 to 31.12.2015, 1424 number of sites have been reported.  The State-wise/UT-wise details are given below:- 

Statement showing village to village Survey Work conducted by the circles of Archaeological Survey of India during the Year 2015-16

                                                                                   (Upto 31.12.2015)

 

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No.

Circle State District Surveyed Total villages surveyed Number of villages yielding antiquarian remains

 

1. Agra Uttar Pradesh Agra 21 6
2. Aurangabad Maharashtra 0 0 0
3. Bangalore Karntaka Hassan 10 10
4. Bhopal Madhya Pradesh Vidisha, Shivpuri, Ashoknagar, 106 78
5. Bhubaneswar Odisha Dhenkanal 29 12
6. Chandigarh Punjab Ferozpur, Fazilka 207 21
7. Chennai Tamil Nadu Salem, Namakkal 189 74
8. Dehradun Uttarakhand   0 0
9. Delhi Delhi   0 0
10. Dharwad Karnataka Bagalkot, Bijapur, Bidar, Gulbarga, Dharwad, Kalaburgi 195 185
11. Goa Goa North Goa 50 50
12. Guwahati Assam   0 0
13. Hyderabad Andhra Pradesh   0 0
14. Jaipur Rajasthan Alwar 4 4
15. Jodhpur Rajasthan   0 0
16. Kolkata West Bengal   0 0
17. Lucknow Uttar Pradesh Amethi 62 24
18. Mumbai Maharashtra Palgarh 75 20
19. Nagpur Maharashtra   0 0
20. Patna Bihar Buxer 60 3
21. Raipur Chhattisgarh Mahasamund 67 10
22. Ranchi Jharkhand Lohardaga, Ranchi 71 54
23. Sarnath Uttar Pradesh   0 0
24. Shimla Himachal Pradesh Solan, Kinnaur, Sirmour 209 68
25. Srinagar Jammu & Kashmir   0 0
26. Thrissur Kerala   0 0
27. Vadodara Gujarat Panchmahal 69 48

 

28. Hampi Mini Circle Karnataka   0 0
29. Leh Mini Circle Jammu & Kashmir   0 0
    TOTAL   1424 667

 This information was given by Minister of State for Culture and Tourism (Independent Charge) and Minister of State for Civil Aviation Dr. Mahesh Sharma in a written reply in Rajya Sabha today.

Source Ministry of Culture 09-March, 2016

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