The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), which comes under the Ministry of Culture, will be 150 years old in 2011. The organization researches archaeology and protects India’s cultural heritage. It performs an amazing range of activities, which include site museums, study of antiquities, and the protection of archaeological sites and ancient monuments.
You can get the very big picture by reading the interview article with Gautam Sengupta, Director-General of the ASI, in India’s national magazine “Frontline”
Click on the following link for an interesting read and a colorful visual experience.