Ministry of Culture
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Deadline for Submission of Applications for “Adopt a Heritage 2.0” Program – December 31, 2023

Posted On: 07 DEC 2023 6:02PM by PIB Delhi

The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) is a premium government agency that has 3696 monuments under its protection which are spread throughout the country. These monuments not only exhibit the rich cultural heritage of India but also play a significant role in fostering the economic growth.

ASI had launched the “Adopt a Heritage 2.0” programme on 4th September 2023. The programme seeks collaboration with the private/public sector companies / trusts / societies / NGOs etc. through their CSR funding who intend to provide, develop, and maintain ‘amenities’ at centrally protected monuments and sites.

ASI states that “Interests have been received from various private and public sector entities for participation and contribution in this initiative.”

Last date of submission of application for the current phase has been decided as 31st December 2023. The organisations are encouraged to submit the letter of intent along with a vision statement, an action plan, an implementation plan, and the proposed value addition for the selected monument before the deadline.

Detailed information, including application guidelines, is available on the dedicated online portal at A diverse range of historical monuments are available for adoption under the programme and the list is available on the portal.

Interested organisations can contact at adoptaheritage.asi[at]gov[dot]in. for any inquiries and assistance. 



Details of amenities covered under the program


Toilets, Drinking Water, Baby-Care Room, Waste Management


Pathway, E-rickshaw / Ferry, Ramps, Wheelchairs, Lifts, Signage, Wi-Fi facility, Parking


First aid, CCTV Surveillance, Lighting and Illumination, Cloak Room


Interpretation Centre, Souvenir & Publication Kiosks, Cafeteria, Cultural / Light & Sound Show


Benefits of participation

Long Term CSR Objectives Meet your corporate social responsibility objectives with a 5-year partnership which may be extended for another 5-year term based on performance review

Tourism and Economic Activities Well maintained sites attract more tourists, leading to economic benefits of the surroundings

Brand Awareness Lakhs of visitors, both local and foreigners, visit these monuments every year




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