About ASI Excavation Branch-I, Nagpur
The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), under the Ministry of Culture, 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. It also regulates Antiquities and Art Treasure Act, 1972.
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The Purna river basin in Amaravati district of Maharashtra has been attracting the attention of archaeologist since 1960s. The said area was explored by Shri. B.P. Bopardikar of the Prehistory....Read More
Our Recent Excavation
Rithi Rajana (21°24'129'' N, 79° 00' 093'' E) site is located in the mining area of the MOIL (Manganese Ore India Limited) in the Gumgaon Village, near Khapa, Saoner Taluka in Nagpur District in Vidarbha region of Maharashtra State.