No plans as of now to excavate Nalanda University
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Last Updated: Friday, February 05, 2010, 00:21
  
New Delhi: Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) on Thursday said there are no plans as of now to conduct excavations at Nalanda University site, though it has allowed permission to Bihar government to start excavations at Telhara in the same district.

A government release said here that "there is no immediate proposal of ASI to excavate the ancient heritage of Nalanda University. However it has permitted the Department of Archaeology of the state government to excavate at Telhara in Nalanda district".

Apart from this, ASI has also signed an MoU with Nav Nalanda Mahavihar to undertake some excavations jointly in the Nalanda region, the statement added.

PTI


First Published: Friday, February 05, 2010, 00:21


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