Archaeological Survey of India has identified 138 numbers of monuments as Must-See Monuments and information thereof is made available on “Must See” portal of Archaeological Survey of India. There are 38 World Heritage Sites in India, out of which 22 Cultural Sites including monuments/ buildings and caves are under the protection of Archaeological Survey of India.
The ‘Must See’ list of ASI features first-class Indian monuments and archaeological sites including those that feature on UNESCO’s (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization)World Heritage List. Such monuments and sites showcase exceptionality in terms of art and architecture, planning and design.
Static/Current Takeaways Important For RRB NTPC/SSC CGL:
- Archaeological Survey of India founder: Alexander Cunningham.
- Archaeological Survey of IndiaFounded: 1871.
- Archaeological Survey of India Headquarters: New Delhi.
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