Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the new Headquarters building of the Archaeological Survey of India named “Dharohar Bhavan” in New Delhi.
The new Headquarters building is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities, including energy-efficient lighting and rainwater harvesting. It will also include a Central Archaeological Library with a collection of about one lakh 50 thousand books and journals.
Source- DD News
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.