The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), under the Ministry of Culture, was established in the year 1861 is the premier organization for the archaeological researches and protection of the cultural heritage of the nation.
Maintenance of ancient monuments and archaeological sites and remains of national importance is the prime concern of the ASI. Besides it regulate all archaeological activities in the country as per the provisions of the Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains Act, 1958 and AMASR Act.Learn more
Madhya Pradesh has a glorious past with archeological heritage ranging from prehistoric rock-shelters to a rich variety of edifices such as rockcut caves, stupas, viharas, temples, forts etc.Learn more
The concept of museums in India may be traced back to the historic times, in which references to the chitrasala (picture gallery) do occur. It contains the specimens of Arts & Civilization.Learn more