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Taj Mahal & Agra fort among the top ten revenue generating monuments: Dr. Mahesh Sharma

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The top ten revenue generating monuments during 2015-18 are Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Qutub Minar,  Red Fort, Humayun’s Tomb,   Sun Temple Konark, Group of monuments Mamallapuram,  Ellora Caves,  Group of  monuments Khajuraho, and Ajanta Caves, Aurangabad

The year wise details of expenditure incurred for conservation of protected monuments under Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) during 2015-2018 are given below:

Sl. No. year Expenditure incurred   (Amount Rs. In Lakhs)
1. 2015-16 23746.25
2. 2016-17 30176.22
3. 2017-18 41076.79

The above information was given by Minister of State (independent charge) for Culture and Minister of State for Environment, Forest and Climate change Dr. Mahesh Sharma, in reply to a Starred Question in the Rajya Sabha, today.

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