Prof. Kishore K. Basa Is The New DG Of ASI

Prof. Kishore K. Basa Is The New DG Of ASI

Bhubaneswar: May 10:  Professor Kishore K. Basa, Chairman of the National Monuments Authority (NMA), has been given the additional charge of Director General of the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) for a period of six months.

According to a notification issued today by the Ministry of Culture, Basa will hold the additional charge until further orders or the appointment of a regular Director General of ASI, whichever comes first.

Basa is a former Vice Chancellor of Odisha’s Maharaja Sriram Chandra Bhanjadeo University in Baripada. According to sources, he was also the chairman of the Indian National Confederation and the Academy of Anthropologists.


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