The excavation on a mound near the periphery of Chandankheda was taken up by the Department of Ancient Indian History, Culture and Archaeology, Nagpur University, State Archaeological Department and Chandrapur Chapter of Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage, to trace evidence regarding ancient civilization.
Several antique articles including gold coins belonging to Nal dynasty, a worship plaque revered in Buddhism, a punch marked silver coin, copper coins, coins belonging to British era apart from remains of Roman pottery, household articles made in earthenware and stoneware, beads of various size and qualities, iron-age tools, terracotta have been found.
There are in all 22 layers. The bottom most layer represents early Stone Age followed by Late Stone Age, Iron Age, Satavahana and so on till the top layer that represents British era.
Distance from Nagpur 90 km