ASI has conducted survey to trace 50 missing monuments

Archaeological Survey of India

Minister of State (IC) for Culture and Minister of State for Environment, Forest & Climate Change Dr. Mahesh Sharma has informed that Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has conducted survey regarding missing monuments in the country and status is as under:

 

Number of monuments/sites affected due to rapid urbanization: 14
Number of monuments/sites submerged under reservoir/dam: 12
Number of monuments/sites which are untraceable: 24
The steps taken to locate / trace / restore and recover the missing monuments include verification of old records, revenue maps, referring published reports, physical inspection and deployment of team to trace them.

 

Number of Centrally Protected Monuments/Sites under the Jurisdiction of Archaeological Survey of India in the Country

Sl.No. Name of State Nos. of Monuments
1.        Andhra Pradesh 129
2. Arunachal Pradesh 03
3. Assam 55
4. Bihar 70
5. Chhattisgarh 47
6. Daman & Diu (U. T.) 12
7. Goa 21
8. Gujarat 203
9. Haryana 91
10. Himachal Pradesh 40
11. Jammu & Kashmir 69
12. Jharkhand 13
13. Karnataka 506
14. Kerala 28
15. Madhya Pradesh 292
16. Maharashtra 285
17. Manipur 01
18. Meghalaya 08
19. Mizoram 01
20. Nagaland 04
21. N.C.T. Delhi 174
22. Odisha 79
23. Puducherry (U.T.) 07
24. Punjab 33
25. Rajasthan 162
26. Sikkim 03
27. Telangana 08
28. Tamil Nadu 413
29. Tripura 08
30. Uttar Pradesh 743
31. Uttarakhand 42
32. West Bengal

 

136
TOTAL 3686

 

LIST OF MONUMENTS/SITES WHICH ARE UNTRACEABLE

 

Assam
1. Guns of Emperor Sher Shah, Sadia, Tinsukia
Arunachal Pradesh
2. The Ruins of Copper Temple,Paya, Lohit
Haryana
3. Kos Minar, Mujesar, Faridabad
4. Kos Minar, Shahabad, Kurukshetra
Uttarakhand
5. Kutumbari Temple, Dwarahat, Almora
Delhi
6. Bara Khamba Cemetery, Delhi
7. Inchla Wali Gumti, Mubarakpur Kotla
Madhya Pradesh
 8. Rock Inscription, Satna
Maharashtra
9. Old European Tomb, Pune
10. One Buruj, Agarkot
Rajasthan
11.  Inscription in Fort, Nagar, Tonk
12. 12th Century Temple, Baran
 Uttar Pradesh
13. Ruins of three small linga temple circle 1000 AD, Ahugi Mirzapur
14. Three sites with megaliths on the western and north eastern toes of the hill, Chandauli
15. Tablet on treasury building, Varanasi
16. Telia Nala Buddhist ruins, Varanasi
17. A Banyan grove containing traces of ancient building, Amavey, Ballia
18. Closed Cemetery, Katra Naka, Banda
19. Gunner Burkill’s Tomb, Mehroni, Lalitpur
20. Three Tomb, Lucknow-Faizabad Road, Lucknow
21. Cemeteries at miles 6 and 7, Jahraila Road, Lucknow
22. Cemetery at Gaughat, Lucknow
23. Large ruined site called Sandi-Khera, Pali, Shahabad, Hardoi
West Bengal
24. Ruins of fort,  Bamanpukur, Nadia

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