Nehru Memorial Museum & Library

Context: Recently, the nomenclature of the Nehru Memorial Museum & Library (NMML) situated in the Teen Murti Complex was changed to Prime Ministers’ Museum & Library (PMML). About Teen Murti Complex:
  • Teen Murti House was built in 1929-30 as part of Edwin Lutyens’ imperial capital.
  • It was known as Flagstaff House and was the official residence of the Commander-in-Chief of the British armed forces in India.
  • It was the official residence of independent India’s first Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru, for 16 years.
  • It was named after Nehru in 1964, after being turned into a memorial dedicated to him in 1964 by then President S Radhakrishnan.
  • NMML Society was set up in 1966 to manage the institution, and has remained in charge since then.
    • The Nehru Memorial Museum and Library (NMML) Society is an autonomous body under the Government of India.
Pradhanmantri Sangrahalaya:
  • The Pradhanmantri Sangrahalaya was inaugurated by PM in 2022. 
  • It creates awareness about all 14 prime ministers of the country with ample space for future leaders as well.
  • The space recognises their contributions irrespective of ideology or tenure in office
  • The erstwhile Nehru Museum building is now seamlessly integrated with the new museum building.
  • The Nehru Museum is designated as Block I, and has a completely updated, technologically advanced display on the life and contribution of the first prime minister.
News Source: Indian Express

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