Bengaluru, May 29 (PTI) The Archaeological Survey of India has signed an MoU with online travel agency and online entertainment ticketing platform BookMyShow, aimed at helping tourists and visitors book tickets online for 141 sites. Also Read - Uptick In Demand For Domestic Honeymoon Destinations, Safety, Hygiene Top Priority

The MoU will enable overseas and domestic tourists and visitors to conveniently book their tickets online for 141 historical monuments, museums and sites in India, such asTaj Mahal, Qutub Minar, Ajanta and Ellora caves, Red Fort, Sun Temple, which fall under the purview of ASI, a joint releasetoday said. Also Read - Long Weekend Trips Are Back: Travel Portals Witness 32 Percent Surge in Booking

It said, the move, aimed at supporting the Centre’s ‘Digital India’ initiative, will facilitate digitisation of ASI’s service offerings, thereby providing fast track access and a world-class e-ticket booking experience to visitors. Also Read - Monsoon Session Day 2: Lok Sabha Passes Essential Commodities Bill to Raise Farmer Income, Boost Agri Sector | Highlights

The online booking services come at no additional costfor a customer, it added.

The tickets for the 141 monuments, museums and sites, managed by ASI, will be available online on Yatra and BookMyShow platforms (website, mobile app and mobile web).

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