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3686 centrally protected monuments/sites under the Archaeological Survey of India: Dr. Mahesh Sharma

There are 3686 centrally protected monuments/sites under the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI). The conservation and maintenance of these monuments, including forts and temples, is done regularly as per the availability of resources.  They are in a good state of preservation.Under the National Culture  Fund (NCF) several PSUs, financial institution, etc. have come forward to provide funds for various amenities related works.  Similarly, under Adopt a Heritage Scheme recently launched by Ministry of Tourism, Public and Private Sector companies have been invited to adopt a monument for providing visitor amenities and their maintenance.

Details of protected monuments of ASI in the country

Sl. No. Name of State Nos. of Monuments
Andhra Pradesh 129
Arunachal Pradesh 03
Assam 55
Bihar 70
Chhattisgarh 47
Daman & Diu (U. T.) 12
Goa 21
Gujarat 203
Haryana 91
Himachal Pradesh 40
Jammu & Kashmir 69
Jharkhand 13
Karnataka 506
Kerala 28
Madhya Pradesh 292
Maharashtra 285
Manipur 01
Meghalaya 08
Mizoram 01
Nagaland 04
N.C.T. Delhi 174
Odisha 79
Puducherry (U.T.) 07
Punjab 33
Rajasthan 162
Sikkim 03
Telangana 08
Tamil Nadu 413
Tripura 08
Uttar Pradesh 743
Uttarakhand 42
West Bengal 136
TOTAL 3686


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

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