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What is the News?
The Prime Minister has inaugurated Pradhanmantri Sangrahalaya in New Delhi.
What is Pradhanmantri Sangrahalaya?
Pradhanmantri Sangrahalaya is a museum dedicated to all the prime ministers of the country since independence.
Located at: Delhi’s Teen Murti Complex.
Logo: The logo of the museum shows hands holding the dharma chakra, symbolizing the nation and democracy.
Key Features of the museum:
The museum building integrates the Teen Murti Bhawan in New Delhi designated as Block I, with the newly-constructed Block II. It also includes the erstwhile Nehru Museum.
The museum will have displays that showcase stories of how the respective Prime Ministers steered the nation.
Personal items, gifts and memorabilia like medals, commemorative stamps, and speeches of the PM will also be on display.
The museum will also use holograms, virtual reality, augmented reality, multi-touch, multimedia, smartphone applications, interactive screens, and experiential installations to make the exhibition content interactive.
Significance of the museum
The museum will become a source of inspiration for the youth, who will be able to witness the hardships each PM faced and how they overcame them to lay the foundations of a new India. The museum will also reflect the shared heritage of each government.
Source: This post is based on the article “Prime Minister inaugurates Pradhanmantri Sangrahalaya in New Delhi” published in PIB on 14th April 2022.