Implementation of Acts

Antiquity  trade  control branch (ATCB) under the  direct control  of  director general  of  archeology  has been  functioning  effectively  in lieu  of  antiquities  act (amended) 2012.  An office of  BPS  17, with  necessary subordinate  staff, having  services  of  legal  assistant  is  well  in position .  this branch  keeps control  and  record  of cases  those   the  department  has been  contesting  and  defending   in  various  courts  of  law . A number  of  cases  of  illicit trade,  illegal  diggings,  and  encroachments  are on role  of  the  ATC  branch.