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Government of India
Ministry of Culture
20-December-2011 17:42 IST
Conservation of Monuments

 

 

            There are four monuments/archaeological sites in Koppal area in Karnataka which have been declared protected as of national importance by the Archaeological Survey of India: (1) Rock Edicts of Asoka on the hillock known as Gavimath and Palki Gundu, Koppal; (2) Mahadeva temple, Ittagi; (3) Ancient Mound, Koppal (4) Prehistoric Site, Hirebenkal.

 

            The funds spent for their conservation and maintenance during each of the last three years and the current year are as under:-

 

Name of Monument/site

2008-09

(Rs.)

2009-10

(Rs.)

2010-11

(Rs.)

2011-12

(till date)

(Rs.)

Rock Edicts of Ashoka on the hillock known as Gavimath, and Palki Gundu Koppal

 

-

68663

695996

237578

Mahadeva temple, Ittagi

 

937787

472945

343256

441768

Ancient Mound, Koppal

 

-

-

-

-

Prehistoric Site, Hirebenkal

 

-

67289

769824

183226

 

            This information was given by the Minister for Culture and Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation Kumari Selja in a written reply in the Lok Sabha today.

 

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