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Archaeological Survey of India gets new chief

The site excavated by ASI at Adichanallur in Srivaikuntam taluk in Tuticorin district. File photo

The site excavated by ASI at Adichanallur in Srivaikuntam taluk in Tuticorin district. File photo  

The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) got a new Director General with the appointment of IAS officer V. Vidyavathi on Tuesday.

Also read: ASI unearths treasure at U.P. site

Ms. Vidyavathi is a 1991 batch Karnataka cadre officer, according to the order of the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet on Tuesday. She will be serving in the rank of Additional Secretary to the Government of India.

As on Wednesday, she was yet to take charge of the post, according to ASI officials.

Also read: Adichanallur excavation reports submitted a month ago, says ASI

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