To discover the proto-historical, early historical and medieval sites, monuments and remains, the department conducted village to village survey and explorations. Under this scheme the department has recorded all the archaeological sites and monuments of Hisar, Fatehabad, Mahendragarh, Mewat, Kaithal, Jind, Yamunanagar, Karnal, Panchkula, Ambala, Gurgaon and Palwal districts and maximum villages of Kurukshetra , Jind, Ambala, Panchkula, Yamunanagar Districts. In the explorations many archaeological sites of National/International importance were discovered by this department.

Under the sporadic exploration programme the department has visited all the important sites and monuments of the State. During these explorations the department also collected a good number of stone and bronze images, terracotta objects, coins and other antiquities for the State museum.