1. Vice President of India has appreciated Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) for restoring ‘Shyamoli’.
  2. Shyamoli is the heritage house of late Rabindranath Tagore.It is an experimental mud-house built at Santiniketan in 1935. 
  3. The house has been recently renovated by the Archaeological Survey of India as a deposit work and is a property of Visva-Bharati at present. 
  4. Archaeological Survey of India(ASI) is an Indian government agency attached to the Ministry of Culture.It was founded in 1861 by Alexander Cunningham who also became its first Director-General
  5. It is responsible for archaeological research and conservation and preservation of cultural monuments in the country.