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Excavation Branches


  • 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 Excavation Branches

Shri Manoj Kumar Kurmi
Superintending Archaeologist (I/c)
Excavation Branch – I
Puratatva Bhawan Bungalow No 11
Seminary Hill Nagpur 44006
E-mail: excnag[dot]asi[at]gmail[dot]com
Phone: 0712-2562650
Shri Vinay Gupta
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
Dr. Rajendra Dehuri
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)

Shri Sushant Kar
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
Excavation 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)
WVS Narasimham
Superintending Archaeologist (I/c)
Excavation Branch- VI
Archaeological Survey of India
Puratattva Bhawan
Hebbal II stage
Near Sankranthi Circle
E-mail: excmys[dot]asi[at]gmail[dot]com
E-mail: excavationbranch6[dot]asi[at]gov[dot]in
Phone: 0821-2301005
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