Sarnath Circle, the 27th Circle of Archaeological Survey of India was established on 2 September 2013 (vide no. 4-2/2013-Plg) by joining together some parts of Eastern Uttar Pradesh of Patna Circle and some of Lucknow Circle.
Total 142 monuments are under the control of this circle which falls in many districts of the eastern Uttar Pradesh. The districts are Allahabad, Ambedkar Nagar, Azamgarh, Ballia, Chandauli, Deoria, Faizabad, Ghazipur, Gonda, Gorakhpur, Mahrajganj (Previously in Gorakhpur Distt.), Jaunpur, Kaushambi, Kushinagar, Mau, Mirzapur, Sant Ravidas Nagar, Sonbhadra, Sant Kabeer Nager, Sultanpur, Varanasi.
A monument is a type of structure that was explicitly created to commemorate a person or important event, or which has become important to a
social group as a part of their remembrance of historic times or cultural heritage, or as an example of historic architecture.
Inauguration of photo exhibition by D.M. Kushinagar on the occassion of Buddha Purnima representing the theme of "Bhagwan Buddha aur unka Jeevan", Kushinagar Read More
Inauguration of Interpretation Centre "kashi avinashi or Kashi the eternal city" at Man Mahal by Honorable Minister Mahesh Sharma on 05.03.2016. Read More
celebration of world heritage week 2015 Read More
A thematic lecture on the occasion of James Prinsep Birth Day celebration by Dr. O.P.Kejariwal on the theme "James Prinsep: Kashi & Indian History" 22nd Aug. 2015, at Man Mahal, Varanasi, UP Organized: jointly with by Regional Archaeology Unit, Varanasi Read More
A thematic Photo Exhibition on the occasion of World Photography Day (19th August 2015). Read More
Honourable minister of Culture and Tourism has inaugurated Ganga Interpretation Centre at Man Mahal on 14th March 2015. Read More
Honourable Celebrated 150th Year of Establishment of Archaeological Survey of India (ASI). Read More
On the event Independence Day (15th August 2014 an awareness programme) was organized by the AIASA (employee association of ASI, Sarnath Unit)for the cleaning of monuments. Read More
Ongoing Trial Trench excavation at Shahi Fort, Jaunpur. Excavation work has started on 9th Feb. 2015 Read More
Archaeological Survey of India adopted Man Mahal ghat of Varanasi under Clean India Campaign. The cleaning of this ghat began on 24.02.2015. Read More