“A nation does not die when a war is lost but is buried for eternity when it  loses its culture” The above mentioned line emphasizes the importance of preserving our culture. The mission of the department is to play vital role in preserving the culture of the country through academic teaching and research, producing well qualified manpower who can work in the field of Archaeology, Museums and as cultural tourist experts also. Department also provides necessary information and expert’s advice to the government on implementation of country’s cultural policies.