ASI Lifts Ban On Photography At Protected Monuments

The Archaeological Survey of India decided to allow photography within the premises of all centrally protected monuments/sites.
However, the 3 monuments/sites in which the photography would not be permitted are Ajanta Caves and Leh Palace having paintings, and Mausoleum of Taj Mahal, Agra.
 Source- Press Information Bureau (PIB)

Static/Current Takeaways Important for SBI PO/Clerk Exam 2018- 
  • The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) is a Government of India (Ministry of Culture) organisation responsible for archaeological research and the conservation and preservation of cultural monuments in the country. 
  • It was founded in 1861 by the British Raj.