The Archaeological Survey of India, under the Ministry of Culture, is the premier organization for the archaeological researches and protection of the cultural heritage of the nation. know about Activities, History and Organization.
include temples, mosques, tombs, churches, cemeteries, forts, palaces, step-wells, rock-cut caves, and secular architecture as well as ancient mounds and sites which represent the remains of ancient habitation. explore.
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.
Imparting advanced training in multidisciplinary field of Archaeology, Epigraphy, Numismatics, Museology, Conservation, Antiquarian law, etc. The Post Graduate Diplomain Archaeology course, conducted in the Institute is of two years duration. Know more about Institute, PGDA & Syllabus etc.
Archaeological endeavours of the Survey extended beyond the frontiers of the subcontinent and have excelled in all its expeditions abroad.
A separate Museums Branch in ASI was created in 1946 by Mortimer Wheeler. After the independence, there was a spurt in the growth of site museums in ASI. At present there are 41 site museums under the control of ASI.
India has an extraordinarily rich, vast and diverse cultural heritage in the form of built heritage, archaeological sites and remains since prehistoric times. The sheer magnitude in number alone is overwhelming and these are the symbols of both cultural expression and evolution.
Konark ,The Sun Temple at Konark with its fantastic loneliness on the wind swept sand dunes of the Bay of Bengal fringed with palm and casuarina plantations is a breath taking monument...
Puri Jagannath ,
It is the earliest Ganga monument of Orissa, but it must be noted that the ganga temples of much earlier dates are still to be traced in the Andhra regions, the original seat of power of Gangas. ...
Lingaraj ,The temple of Lingaraj by far the most notable temple not only of Bhubaneswar but also of Orissa, and according to expert opinions is also one of the best archaeological monuments of...