PM Modi will inaugurate a museum dedicated to all prime ministers since independence on Thursday
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the ‘Pradhanmantri Sangrahalaya’ (Prime Ministers Museum) built to honor all the prime ministers India has had since independence on Thursday, April 14.
The prime ministers who are represented in this museum are independent of their ideology or mandate, said a PMO press release.
The museum, which is scheduled to open during the celebration of “Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav”, tells the story of India after independence through the lives and contributions of its prime ministers.
“Guided by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision to honor the contribution of all India’s Prime Ministers to nation building, Pradhanmantri Sangrahalaya is a tribute to every Prime Minister of India since independence, regardless of their ideology or mandate.” said the Prime Minister’s Office.
The museum aims to educate and inspire the younger generation on the leadership, vision and achievements of all Indian prime ministers, the press release adds.
This museum covers an area of 15,600 square meters and represents a seamless blend of old and new, the museum integrates the former Teen Murti Bhawan designated as Block I with the newly constructed building designated as Block II.
The design of the museum building is inspired by the rising history of India, shaped and molded by the hands of its rulers. And the logo of the museum represents the hands of the Indian people holding the Dharma Chakra symbolizing the nation and democracy
The design incorporates sustainable and energy conservation practices. Of note, no trees were felled or transplanted during work on the project, the PMO said.
Information for the museum was collected through resources and repositories with institutions such as Prasar Bharati, Doordarshan, Films Division, Sansad TV, Ministry of Defense, and media (Indian and foreign), and foreign news agencies, among others.
Appropriate use of archives, some personal items, gifts and souvenirs, speeches by Prime Ministers and anecdotal depiction of ideologies and different aspects of their lives were reflected in a thematic format, the Prime Minister’s Office said.
The museum used state-of-the-art technology-based interfaces to encompass the heterogeneity of content and the frequent rotation of the display.
Holograms, virtual reality, augmented reality, multi-touch, multimedia, interactive kiosks, computerized kinetic sculptures, smartphone apps, interactive screens, and experiential installations allow exhibit content to become highly interactive and engaging.
There are a total of 43 galleries. From exhibits on the struggle for freedom and the making of the constitution, the museum then chronicles how Indian prime ministers navigated the nation through various challenges and ensured the country’s overall progress, he said. declared.