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Excavations Branches


  • Various Various Branches and Circles of the ASI carry out archaeological excavations in different parts of the country.
  • Carrying out problem-oriented survey including exploration and excavation of ancient sites and mounds;
  • Research on the ensuing exploration and excavation work;
  • Preparation of reports based on the field work;
  • Interaction with various universities and research institutions.


List of Excavations Branches

Shri Nikhil Das
Dy. Superintending Archaeologist
Excavation Branch – I
Puratatva Bhawan Bungalow No 11
Seminary Hill Nagpur 44006
E-mail: excnag[dot]asi[at]gmail[dot]com
Phone: 0712 2562650
B. R. Singh
Superintending Archaeologist
Excavation Branch II
Archaeological Survey of India
Purana Qila, New Delhi-110001
E-mail: excdel[dot]asi[at]gmail[dot]com
Phone: 011 – 24356924, 24367679
Smt. Goutmi Bhattacharya
Dy. Superintending Archaeologist
Excavation Branch – III
Archaeological Survey of India
7th Floor, Block No. 704
Lok Nayak Bhawan
Frazer Road, Dak Bungalow Square, Patna 800001
Phone: 0612 2203275, 24356924(t/f)

Dr. Dibishada B. Garnayak
Superintending Archaeologist (I/C)
Archaeological Survey of India
Excavation Branch – IV
Ground floor Puratattva Bhawan
Samantrapur, Bhubaneswar 751002
E-mail: excbhu[dot]asi[at]gmail[dot]com
E-mail: excavationbranch[dot]asi[at]gov[dot].in
Phone: 0674 – 2341336, 2341081 (T-F)
Dr. Abhijit Ambekar
Dy. Superintending Archaeologist
Excavations Branch Vadodara
Excavation Branch – V
Archaeological Survey of India
3rd Floor, ‘VUDA’ Bhavan,
L & T Circle, Kareli Baug
Vadodara- 390 018
E-mail: excvad[dot]asi[at]gmail[dot]com
Phone: 0265 – 2464461, 3460831 (T-F)
Smt T. Sreelakshmi
Superintending Archaeologist
Excavations Branch- VI
Archaeological Survey of India
KSIMC Building, Ground Floor
Rajaji Nagar Industrial Estate
Bangalore-560 010
E-mail: excmys[dot]asi[at]gmail[dot]com
Phone: 080 – 2340 9585, 2340 9586
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