The ferocity of the Monsoon rain in the year 1992 brought extremely heavy torrent of water down hill sweeping away the surface top soil in an area around Kanvashram to reveal the remains of an ancient civilization buried there in. The relics of the ancient monument lay scattered all over. The temple or the building may have come down due to its age but in most probability have been brought down by foreign invaders bent upon destroying the cultural heritage of this ancient nation.
Primary studies were conducted by the staff of Srinagar Garhwal University who took some of the relics with them to Srinagar(Garhwal) for study. In a letter to ASI, India the university's concerned department has concluded that these stone relics belong to 10 to 12 century AD. No further effort was made by anyone to do excavation thereafter.
Fortunately in Jul 2012 about two decades later heavy monsoon rains once again eroded the soil uncovering of ancient structure. On this instant the Kanavashram Vikas Samiti took prompt action and forwarded all the photos of the site and the relics to the Director General, Archeological Survey of India, New Delhi . DG, ASI, took positive view of the situation and a team headed by Superintending Archeologist Dehradun circle, Mr Atul Bhargawa and Mr Pandey and Mr Verma came down to Kanavashram to investigate. A report prepared by the team was submitted to DG, ASI, New Delhi. The age of the relics or structure found was approximately dated from 9 to 12th century AD. No further excavation was done at the site by ASI.
In Feb 2016 a finely carved piece of relic was found in the area and this information was again forwarded to DG, ASI, New Delhi by the Kanvashram Vikas Samiti. This time also another team headed by Superintending Archeologist Dehradun circle Dr Nauriyal came and did further investigation. The report and further investigation by ASI is awaited.