Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma and Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri laid the foundation stone for Museum on Prime Ministers of India at Teen Murti Estate in New Delhi today.
The museum will depict modern India through collections relating to Prime Ministers of India, their lives, works and significant contributions made towards nation building. It will bring India’s democratic experience alive to the visitors.
The proposed museum will include an orientation space, souvenir shop, space for organising talks, seminar halls and auditorium. Speaking on the occasion, Mr Sharma said, the new museum is expected to cost 271 crore rupees.
He said it will be constructed within one year.