Nehru Memorial Museum & Library (NMML)

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Overview:

The Prime Minister has chaired the Annual General Meeting of Nehru Memorial Museum & Library Society (NMML) Society where he emphasised encouraging research, and scholarship among the youth and making history more appealing. The Prime Minister also discussed ways to make the PM-Sangrahalaya more popular among youngsters.

About Nehru Memorial Museum & Library Society (NMML):

  • Status: The Nehru Memorial Museum & Library (NMML) is an autonomous institution under the Ministry of Culture, Government of India.
  • Background: It was established in 1964 in memory of the First Prime Minister (PM) of India, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru (1889 - 1964).
  • Location: It is located in the Teen Murti House, Delhi (the official residence of the first PM).
  • Administration: Prime Minister of India is the President of the NMML.
  • NMML Society: It is responsible for all the key decisions regarding the functioning of the memorial.
  • Units: It has four major constituents namely –
    • Memorial Museum,
    • Library on modern India,
    • Centre for Contemporary Studies and
    • Nehru Planetarium.

 


Q1) Who was the founder and director of the Nehru Memorial Museum & Library?

Bal Ram Nanda was its founder-director, who also curated the museum and library for the next 17 years. He received the Padma Vibhushan in 2003.

Source: PM chairs Annual General Meeting of Nehru Memorial Museum & Library Society