The Archaeology Unit headed by the Assistant Superintending Archaeologist undertakes village wise survey of the antiquities and also conservation, restoration, and vegetation clearance work at the 51 monuments/sites protected under the Goa Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains Act, 1978 and Rules, 1980. Goa has a rich cultural heritage & needs to be explored on the scientific line keeping its archaeological importance. In view of this, several restoration works are planned to safeguard the cultural heritage for posterity. Regular participation in academic/ research and awareness programs are important activities of the Unit.