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Government of India
Ministry of Culture
28-August-2012 18:31 IST
Heritage Sites in Madhya Pradesh


The Minister for Culture and Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation Kumari Selja has said that as per available information, total of 349 monuments are protected by the State Government of Madhya Pradesh, and are not under the protection of Archaeological Survey of India (ASI).  The district wise details of   number of monuments are at Annexure-I


In a written reply in the Lok Sabha today Kumari Selja said, no proposal has been received by ASI from Government of Madhya Pradesh.  However, 13th Finance Commission has provided specific Grants to Government of Madhya Pradesh, amounting to Rs.175.00 crores, for conservation of heritage sites, etc. of which Rs. 34.87 crores has been released so far. The names of the heritage sites for which funds were sought from the 13th Finance Commission are given in annexure-II.

Click here to see Annexure