Heritage sites under Archaeological Survey of India

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(Last Updated On: 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)

 

Sl.

No.

CircleStateDistrict SurveyedTotal villages surveyedNumber of villages yielding antiquarian remains

 

1.AgraUttar PradeshAgra216
2.AurangabadMaharashtra000
3.BangaloreKarntakaHassan1010
4.BhopalMadhya PradeshVidisha, Shivpuri, Ashoknagar,10678
5.BhubaneswarOdishaDhenkanal2912
6.ChandigarhPunjabFerozpur, Fazilka20721
7.ChennaiTamil NaduSalem, Namakkal18974
8.DehradunUttarakhand 00
9.DelhiDelhi 00
10.DharwadKarnatakaBagalkot, Bijapur, Bidar, Gulbarga, Dharwad, Kalaburgi195185
11.GoaGoaNorth Goa5050
12.GuwahatiAssam 00
13.HyderabadAndhra Pradesh 00
14.JaipurRajasthanAlwar44
15.JodhpurRajasthan 00
16.KolkataWest Bengal 00
17.LucknowUttar PradeshAmethi6224
18.MumbaiMaharashtraPalgarh7520
19.NagpurMaharashtra 00
20.PatnaBiharBuxer603
21.RaipurChhattisgarhMahasamund6710
22.RanchiJharkhandLohardaga, Ranchi7154
23.SarnathUttar Pradesh 00
24.ShimlaHimachal PradeshSolan, Kinnaur, Sirmour20968
25.SrinagarJammu & Kashmir 00
26.ThrissurKerala 00
27.VadodaraGujaratPanchmahal6948

 

28.Hampi Mini CircleKarnataka 00
29.Leh Mini CircleJammu & Kashmir 00
  TOTAL 1424667

 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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