Historical Artifacts of India – A total of 3686 Historical Sites/Monuments across the country are protected by Archaeological Survey of India

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A total of 3686 Historical Sites/Monuments across the country are protected by Archaeological Survey of India

There are 3686 historical sites/monuments protected by the Archaeological Survey of India in the country. The States/UTs wise number of historical sites/monuments protected by the Archaeological Survey of India in the country is given below:

Sl.No. Name of State Nos. of Monuments
1. Andhra Pradesh 129
2. Arunachal Pradesh 03
3. Assam 55
4. Bihar 70
5. Chhattisgarh 47
6. Daman & Diu (U. T.) 12
7. Goa 21
8. Gujarat 203
9. Haryana 91
10. Himachal Pradesh 40
11. Jammu & Kashmir 69
12. Jharkhand 13
13. Karnataka 506
14. Kerala 28
15. Madhya Pradesh 292
16. Maharashtra 285
17. Manipur 01
18. Meghalaya 08
19. Mizoram 01
20. Nagaland 04
21. N.C.T. Delhi 174
22. Odisha 79
23. Puducherry (U.T.) 07
24. Punjab 33
25. Rajasthan 162
26. Sikkim 03
27. Telangana 08
28. Tamil Nadu 413
29. Tripura 08
30. Uttar Pradesh 743
31. Uttarakhand 42
32. West Bengal 136
TOTAL 3686
The staff provided in the monuments of Archaeological Survey of India consists of Senior Conservation Assistants, Conservation Assistant and Multi Tasking Staff (MTS) depending upon the size, importance of each monument and footfall thereon.

Archaeological Survey of India has set up five Regional Offices at Delhi, Mumbai, Bhopal, Kolkata and Bangalore.

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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