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Right to Information Act (PDF)The Archaeological Survey of India has initiated steps towards implementation of the Right to Information Act, 2005.

List of Central Public Information Officers (CPIO) and First Appellate Authority


1Particulars of organization, functions and dutiesAvailableAbout us
2Powers and duties of its officers and employeesAvailable
3Rules, regulations, instructions, manuals and records held by it or under its control or used by its employees for discharging its functionsAvailableDownload More Details by visiting Legislation SectionArchaeological Works Code. (English) (1937,reprint,1979)

National Mission on Monuments and Antiquities (Mandate of the Mission)

4The particulars of any arrangement that exists for consultation with or representation by the members of the public in relation to the formulation of its policy or implementation thereofAvailableCentral Advisory Board Of Archaeology ( CABA)
5A statement of the categories of documents that are held by it or under its control
6A statement of the boards, Councils, Committees and other bodies constituted as its partAvailable1.Central Advisory Board Of Archaeology ( CABA)

2. Advisory Committee on NOC for construction/mining operations near monuments /sites

Minutes of the 13th meeting

Minutes of the 14th meeting

Minutes of the 15th meeting

Minutes of the 16th meeting

Minutes of the 17th meeting

Minutes of the 18th meeting

Minutes of the 19th meeting

Minutes of the 20th meeting

Minutes of the 21th meeting

Minutes of the 22th meeting

Minutes of the 23th meeting
3. Appeal Committee:- Antiquity section conducts appeal Committee meeting for declaring of antiquity or non antiquity of seized objects by enforcing agencies like Central Bureau of Investigation, Police, Directorate of Revenue Intelligence, Customs, etc. and against the decision of Expert Advisory Committee meeting under section 24 of the Antiquities and Art Treasures Act, 1972.
4. National Screening & Evaluation Committee:- Deals with issues of Temporary Export Permit (TEP) of antiquities to the Government / non government agencies for exhibition abroad under section 3 of the Antiquities and Art Treasures Act, 1972. The minutes of the meetings of above committees are accessible for public.

5. DPC Committee

6. Committee for Compassionate appointments

7. National Mission for Monuments & Antiquities

7The names, designations and other particulars of the Public Information OfficersAvailableRTI ACT
8Procedure followed in the decision making process, including channel of supervisionAvailableDownload
9A directory of its officers and employeesAvailableDownload
10The monthly remuneration received by each of its officers and employees including the system of compensation as provided in its regulationsAvailableDownload
11The budget allocated to each of its agencyAvailable


12The manner of execution of subsidy programmesNot Applicable
13Particulars of recipients of concessions, permits or authorizations granted by itNot Applicable1. Financial Assistance for conducting Archaeological excavations and for publication of journals, reports up to Rs. 1.50 Lakhs
2. Financial Assistance for publication of journals, reports up to Rs. 1.50 Lakhs
3. Financial Assistance for preservation of monuments less than 100 yrs. old
14Norms set by it for the discharge of its functionsAvailable1. Excavation – Guidelines for Approval
2. Guidelines for Underwater Archaeology Cultural Heritage
15Information available in an electronic formAvailable List of some of the books of Central Archaeological Library, Janpath, New Delhi is available at

Indian Archaeology A Review

16The particulars of facilities available to citizens for obtaining information including the working hours of a library or reading room, if maintained for public useAvailable1. Central Archaeological Library, National Archives building at Janpath, New Delhi, open for public. 9.30AM – 5.30PM (Sat. day and Sunday Closed)

2. Website – www.asi.nic.in

3. Departmental Publications are available from sale counter at HQ office, ASI Museums sale counter and on some ticketed monuments

4. Cultural Notice Boards on Monuments

5. All the tenders are published in local and national News papers and are also on website.

17Other useful information prescribedAvailablePG diploma in Archaeology is offered by Institute of Archaeology, Red fort, New Delhi.

Kolkata Circle

Application for R.T.I. Act-2005.

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