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Taj Mahal, the pinnacle of Mughal architecture, was built by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan (1628-1658), grandson of Akbar the great, in the memory of his queen Arjumand Bano Begum, entitled ‘Mumtaz Mahal’. Mumtaz Mahal was a niece of empress Nur Jahan and granddaughter of Mirza Ghias Beg I’timad-ud-Daula...
Sanauli, A Late Harappan Cemetery Site Sanauli, tehsil Barot, district Baghpat, U.P. is under excavation by the ASI since September 2005. The site was a chance discovery while locals undertook levelling operation for agricultural purposes...Bhirrana | Dholavira...
Archaeological Museum, Hampi The collection of sculptures architectural members from various locations of the ruins were made by British officers and housed earlier at elephant stables. Archaeological Survey of India established it’s first museum here...
The  Archaeological Survey of India brings out a variety of publications since its inception, both annual and special with subject matters ranging from archaeological researches in excavations, explorations, conservation, Architectural Survey of Temples and secular buildings besides epigraphy and numismatics (Epigraphical Publications). In addition to these, the survey brings out popular literature in the form of Guide Books, folder/brochures, portfolio and Picture Post Cards on Centrally Protected Monuments and archaeological sites, Indian Archaeology - A Review, Memoirs of the Archaeological Survey of India Ancient India, New Imperial Series, Annual Reports, Cunningham's Report, Special Publications, Other Publications
National Mission on Monuments & Antiquities
The National Mission on Monuments and Antiquities proposes to launch its activities through out the country with independent functional strategy in each state and union territory. It is envisaged that mandate of the Mission should be achieved within a stipulated time frame of five years i.e. 2007-2012 

Forty percent (40%) discount on ASI publications published before the year 2012

Circular regarding media interaction

Submission of declaration of assets and liabilities by the public servants

Submission of declaration of assets and liabilities by the public servants for each year before 31st of December,2014 under Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013

Final Human Resource Development Policy (HRD)
Comments are invited on the draft:

Guidelines on Ancient Monuments Archaeological
Sites and Remains(AMASR)
Comments are invited within one month from 05-08-2014 on the draft:

National Policy on Archaeological Exploration
and Exacavation
Ceramic Workshop Report
ACR Gradation Chart
Invitation of application for the post of Director in National Mission on Monuments and Antiquities, ASI on contract basis
National Policy for Conservation of Ancient Monuments, Archaeological Sites and Remains (NPC – AMASR)
RFP for Drafting of Antiquities and Art Treasures Exports and Imports control Act 2013-14 and Indian Antiquities and Art Treasures Act, 2013-14 (To regulate and to promote domestic art market)
RFP For E-ticketing in ASI

Response to the Queries for E-ticketing RFP

Application for one post of Senior Administrative Officer
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Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi

Rock Shelters of Bhimbetaka

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Humayun Tomb

Churches of Old Goa
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  • Rani-Ki-Vav has been inscribed World Heritage Monument

  • Mobile APP which provides information about Delhi Monuments

    Inviting Proposals for Exploration / Excavation Programme for the Season 2014-15

  • EOI from reputed Law firm for drafting of the following Acts and rules in ASI
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