Shri Prahlad Singh Patel,the Minister of State of Culture and Tourism informed that Archaeological Survey of India has identified 138 monuments as Must See Monuments in country.
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 protection of Archaeological Survey of India.
There is no such division between repair and maintenance activities. Conservation includes all actions at the site for repair, maintenance and protection of the monuments. The expenditure is incurred as per the requirement of works at different sites and availability of resources.
This information was given by the Minister of State (I/c) of Culture and Tourism, Shri Prahlad
Singh Patel in a written reply in the Lok Sabha today.