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Government of India
Ministry of Culture
12-March-2018 18:23 IST
3686 centrally protected monuments/sites under the Archaeological Survey of India: Dr. Mahesh Sharma

There are 3686 centrally protected monuments/sites under the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI). The conservation and maintenance of these monuments, including forts and temples, is done regularly as per the availability of resources.  They are in a good state of preservation.

 

Under the National Culture  Fund (NCF) several PSUs, financial institution, etc. have come forward to provide funds for various amenities related works.  Similarly, under Adopt a Heritage Scheme recently launched by Ministry of Tourism, Public and Private Sector companies have been invited to adopt a monument for providing visitor amenities and their maintenance.

 

Details of protected monuments of ASI in the country

Sl. No.

Name of State

Nos. of Monuments

  1.  

Andhra Pradesh

129

  1.  

Arunachal Pradesh

03

  1.  

Assam

55

  1.  

Bihar

70

  1.  

Chhattisgarh

47

  1.  

Daman & Diu (U. T.)

12

  1.  

Goa

21

  1.  

Gujarat

203

  1.  

Haryana

91

  1.  

Himachal Pradesh

40

  1.  

Jammu & Kashmir

69

  1.  

Jharkhand

13

  1.  

Karnataka

506

  1.  

Kerala

28

  1.  

Madhya Pradesh

292

  1.  

Maharashtra

285

  1.  

Manipur

01

  1.  

Meghalaya

08

  1.  

Mizoram

01

  1.  

Nagaland

04

  1.  

N.C.T. Delhi

174

  1.  

Odisha

79

  1.  

Puducherry (U.T.)

07

  1.  

Punjab

33

  1.  

Rajasthan

162

  1.  

Sikkim

03

  1.  

Telangana

08

  1.  

Tamil Nadu

413

  1.  

Tripura

08

  1.  

Uttar Pradesh

743

  1.  

Uttarakhand

42

  1.  

West Bengal

136

 

TOTAL

3686

 

This information was given by Minister of State (IC) for Culture and Minister of State for Environment, Forest & Climate Change Dr. Mahesh Sharma in a written reply in Lok Sabha today.

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