• Red Fort
    The Red Fort was the residence of the Mughal emperor for nearly 200 years, until 1857. It is located in the centre of Delhi and houses a number of museums

  • Qutb Minar
    Qutb Minar, at 72 meters, is the tallest brick minaret in the world. Qutb Minar, along with the ancient and medieval monuments surrounding it, form the Qutb Complex, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site

  • Tughluqabad Fort
    Tughlaqabad Fort is a ruined fort in Delhi, stretching over 6 km, built by Ghiyas-ud-din Tughlaq, the founder of Tughlaq dynasty, of the Delhi Sultanate of India in 1321

  • Humayun's Tomb
    Humayun's tomb is the tomb of the Mughal Emperor Humayun in Delhi, India. The tomb was commissioned by Humayun's son Akbar in 1569-70

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Archaeological Survey of India, Delhi Circle

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.

For the maintenance of ancient monuments and archaeological sites and remains of national importance the entire country is divided into 24 Circles. The organization has a large work force of trained archaeologists, conservators, epigraphist, architects and scientists for conducting archaeological research projects through its Circles, Museums, Excavation Branches, Prehistory Branch, Epigraphy Branches, Science Branch, Horticulture Branch, Building Survey Project, Temple Survey Projects and Underwater Archaeology Wing.


Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan

On the eve of Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi on 2nd October, 2016, Archaeological Survey of India, Delhi Circle has organized major cleanliness drive at three World Heritage Monuments viz-a-viz Aadarsh Smaraks i.e., Red Fort, Qutb and Humayun’s Tomb along with minor activities at other monuments in joint collaboration with Delhi Circle, Delhi Mini Circle and Horticulture Division-II. The detailed activities are as follows:

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