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The Ministry of Culture aims to promote, preserve and conserve the cultural heritage of the country. The main functions of the Culture Ministry include maintenance and conservation of heritage, historic sites and ancient monuments, administration of libraries, promotion of literary, visual and performing arts, observation of centenaries and anniversaries of important national personalities and events. Other mandate of the Ministry is promotion of institutions and organizations of Buddhist and Tibetan studies, promotion of institutional and individual non-official initiatives in the fields of art and culture, entering into cultural agreements with foreign countries and creating  cultural awareness from the grass root level to the international cultural exchange level.

 

Recently for conservation of monuments in India, ASI has identified  25 monuments to be developed as Model Monuments. These monuments would be provided necessary tourist facilities including wi-fi, security, signages, encroachment free area, interpretation centres showing short films about the importance of monuments and signboards of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. 

 

The monuments are:

 

1

Leh Palace, Leh, J&K

14

Sravasti, UP

2

Humayun’s Tomb, New Delhi

15

Sarnath, UP

3

Qutb Complex, New Delhi

16

Vaishali-Kolhua, Bihar

4

Red Fort, Delhi

17

Khajuraho, MP

5

Hazarduari Palace, Murshidabad, WB

18

Mandu, MP

6

Shore Temple, Mahabalipuram

19

Martand Temple, Kashmir

7

Elephanta Caves, Mumbai Maharashtra

20

Thanjaur-Brihadeshwar, Tamil Nadu

8

Taj Mahal, Agra, UP

21

St Angleo Fort, Kerala

9

Kumbhalgarh Fort, Rajasthan

22

Masrur Rock-cut Temple, Himachal Pradesh

10

Rani-ki-Vav, Gujarat

23

Rang Ghar, Sibsagar, Assam

11

Fatehpur Sikri, Agra, UP

24

Konark Temple, Odisha

12

Hampi, Karnataka

25

Daulatabad   Fort, Maharashtra

13

Jageshwar Temples, Uttarakhand

 

 

 

 

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