• The department is attending restoration/ conservation of the state protected monuments in a phased manner according to the availability of funds and as per the requirement of the monuments which is a continuous process. 
  • The department also conducts regular survey, identification and excavation of archaeological sites in order to include these sites/monuments in the list of State protected monuments.
  • Similarly the department preserves its archival records in its three Repositories viz Srinagar, Jammu and Leh to provide research facilities to the Scholars and historians etc.
  • The modern scientific and chemical treatment is also given to the records for safety and security of the records. 
  • The records are also digitized so that easy access is provided to the needed scholars and permanent safety of the record is ensured.
  • Likewise the artifacts and antiquities are housed in State Museums to showcase the heritage of the State to the visitors coming from the nation as well as foreign.
  • The quantity of artifacts is enhanced from different means like excavations,donations and purchase.