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Taj Mahal, Qutub Minar among top 10 revenue-generating monuments: Govt

Others among the top 10 include Sun Temple in Konark and Ellora Caves and Ajanta Caves in Aurangabad

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal (Photo: Wikipedia)

The top revenue-generating monuments during 2015-18 include Taj Mahal, Fort, Qutub Minar, and Humayun's Tomb, informed Parliament on Tuesday.

Responding to a query in the Rajya Sabha, he said along with these monuments the others in the top 10 include Sun Temple Konark, group of monuments in Mamallapuram, Ellora caves, group of monuments in Khajuraho, and the Ajanta caves in Aurangabad.

He also said the Archaeological Survey of (ASI) spent Rs 2,37,46 lakh in 2015-16 for the conservation of protected monuments, while Rs 3,11,76 lakh was spent in 2016-17 and Rs 4,10,76 lakh in 2017-2018 for the purpose.

First Published: Tue, February 05 2019. 19:21 IST