Inauguration Of PM’s Museum Tomorrow

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  • Pradhan Mantri Sangrahalaya will be a tribute to every PM of the country.
  • It covers the life and times of all the 14 Indian prime ministers.
  • The museum is built up at a cost of Rs 271 crore.

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be inaugurating the museum based on all PMs of India since independence on April 14th. The Pradhan Mantri Sangrahalaya (prime ministers’ museum) will be a tribute to every PM of the country, irrespective of ideology or tenure, PM Modi’s office said in a statement. The museum will tell the contribution of all 14 prime ministers after independence. It is aimed at sensitizing and inspiring the younger generation about the leadership, vision, and achievements of all our prime ministers, PMO added.

The new museum is built on a 10,000-square metre piece of land adjacent to the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library in Teen Murti Bhavan. The museum which is coming up at a cost of Rs 271 crore was approved in 2018. The design of the museum building is inspired by the story of rising India. The design incorporates sustainable and energy conservation practices. The logo of the museum represents the hands of the people of India holding the Dharma Chakra symbolizing the nation and democracy.

Appropriate use of archives, some personal items, gifts and memorabilia, speeches of prime ministers, and anecdotal representation of ideologies and different aspects of their lives have been added. The information for the museum was collected through resources and repositories with institutions such as Prasar Bharati, Doordarshan, Films Division, Sansad TV, Ministry of Defence, media houses (Indian and foreign), and foreign news agencies among others.

Holograms, virtual reality, augmented reality, multi-touch, multimedia, interactive kiosks, computerized kinetic sculptures, smartphone applications, interactive screens, and experiential installations enable the exhibition content to become highly interactive and engaging.

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