About NMA

National Monuments Authority (NMA) under the Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India has been setup as per provisions of The Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains AMASR (Amendment and Validation) Act, 2010 which was enacted in March, 2010. Several functions have been assigned to the NMA for the protection and preservation of monuments and sites through management of the prohibited and regulated area around the centrally protected monuments. One amongst these responsibilities of NMA is also to consider grant of permissions to applicants for construction related activity in the prohibited and regulated area.
With increase of urbanization, development, growth and increasing population pressure, there is growing pressure on land including the land around centrally protected monuments..

Heritage Bye-laws

As per section 20(E) of AMASR Act 2010 and Rule 18 of NMA rules, heritage bye laws are required to be prepared in respect of each protected monument /protected site.Each bye law of draft version is put up on the website of NMA for information/ suggestions which may be sent within 30 days from the date of upload...

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Minutes of Meeting