Rs 271 Crores-Worth Nehru Museum, Check Out How It Has Changed In Four Years

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the newly made Prime Minister’s Museum in Delhi on the birth anniversary of Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar. Earlier, this museum was known as Nehru Memorial Museum in the memory of Pt Jawaharlal Nehru. From today its name has been changed to Prime Minister’s Museum.

The approval to convert the Nehru Memorial Museum into the Prime Minister’s Museum was given by the Central Government in 2018. Earlier, only memories related to the country’s first Prime Minister Pt. Nehru was kept in it.

Now there is information about all the 14 prime ministers of the country. The cost of this museum is estimated to be about Rs 271 crore. The museum has two blocks. The total area of the memorial is 15,600 square meters.

Information related to the Prime Ministers of India for this museum has been collected from institutions like Doordarshan, Film Division, Parliament TV, Ministry of Defence, Media Houses (Indian and Foreign), Foreign News Agencies, Toshakhana of Ministry of External Affairs etc. Their families were also contacted to gather their valuable information about the former PM.

The PM Museum will also tell the story of India’s freedom struggle to the making of the Constitution. Along with this, it has also been told how our Prime Ministers rescued the country from various challenges and ensured all-around progress of the country.

The design of this memorial museum building is inspired by the story of emerging India. It has been given the shape of the hands of the leaders of India. The design features a sustainable and energy conservation scheme.

No tree has been cut or transplanted in PM Museum premises for construction. The logo of this memorial building represents the hands of the people of India holding the wheel, symbolizing nation and democracy.

The State-of-the-art technology-based communication facilities have been included in the Prime Minister’s Museum to present information to the youth in an easy and interesting manner.

Holograms, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Multi-Touch, Multi-media, Interactive Kiosks, Computerized Kinetic Sculptures, Smartphone Applications, Interactive Screens etc. have been included to make the exhibition highly interactive.

According to the PMO, there are a total of 43 galleries in the museum. All the collectables of all the Prime Ministers have been kept in the Prime Minister’s Museum. Along with this, all the personal items of his use and his speeches have also been kept.

The museum has specially curated the information for the youth of India and it uses state-of-the-art technology to present it in an easy, interesting and comprehensive manner.

The photographs of all the Prime Ministers have been put up in the museum. It also has a picture of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in front of Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi first bought the ticket after inaugurating the Prime Minister’s Museum. Then went inside to see the museum.