Govt. reconstitutes Central Advisory Board on Archaeology

What is the News?

The Government of India has reconstituted the Central Advisory Board on Archaeology (CABA).

What is the Central Advisory Board on Archaeology (CABA)?

Purpose: To strengthen contacts between the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) and those in the field of archaeological research.

– To advise the Centre on matters relating to archaeology referred to it by its members.

Chairman: Minister of Culture.

Members: It includes officials from the Culture Ministry and ASI, MPs, nominees of State governments, representatives of universities, scientists and experts on the Indus Valley script.

– It would also include five persons nominated in their personal capacities by the Government of India and former Director-Generals of ASI.

Board Meeting: The Board will meet once a year. 

Note: The last meeting of the Board was held in 2017.

Source: The post is based on the article “Govt. reconstitutes Central Advisory Board on Archaeology” published in The Hindu on 21st May 2022.

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