It is an initiative to clean all monuments
premises and ensure:
garbage can be seen in the premises;
provide adequate amenities for visitors and to ensure that no litter is
thrown inside monuments;
sensitize visitors as well as staff in maintaining monuments clean; and
provide waste management system.
The centrally protected monuments/sites are conserved,
preserved and maintained by way of structural repairs on need basis, as per
archaeological norms, subject to availability of resources. In addition to
conservation, preservation, maintenance and development of environs of
centrally protected monuments, creating of tourist related amenities (e.g.
drinking water, toilet blocks, facilities for physically challenged,
pathways, cultural notice boards/signage, vehicle parking, cloak rooms, etc.)
at the centrally protected monuments/sites are the regular activities which
the ASI undertakes as per needs and availability of resources.
The funds allocated for the above purposes including for
cleaning of monuments during the current financial year 2015-16 is Rs.104.00
crores under Plan and Rs.52.50 crores under Non-Plan.