Its offices are not part of the main building but occupy a set of barracks on its eastern side with a separate entry from Teen Murti Marg. The body is not leaving just yet. The Fund offers research fellowships to academics from across disciplines, conducts an annual lecture and organises memorial functions.
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The Teen Murti complex was originally called the Flagstaff House. Photo Credit: Picasa. Amid opposition by some members, the government on Thursday decided that a museum for all prime ministers of the country would be constructed in the Teen Murti Bhavan complex that houses the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library NMML.
Photo Credit: PTI. However, the formal ceremony to rename the landmark took place after Prime Minister Netanyahu landed in Delhi on January He is on a six-day visit.
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From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository. The compound also houses a planetarium. Government of India.
By all accounts, the move to build a museum for prime ministers to encourage shared memories in a democracy ought to be non-controversial. It is one of those essential yet dull tasks performed by governments that no one gives much attention to except students, chroniclers, researchers or academicians. News about such tasks find no mention in TV debates and notifications are usually buried in the inside pages of newspapers. It should be left undisturbed.
In his letter to Sinha, Ramesh said that his statement to the media last evening carried in today's papers regarding the approval given to the museum for Prime Ministers "is misleading and actually inaccurate to say the very least. NMML Director Shakti Sinha said the plan to make a memorial for all former prime ministers was still in the "concept stage". He said this at a function at Teen Murti Bhavan where he was presented with the first 'P V Narasimha Rao National leadership and lifetime achievement award' by former president Pranab Mukherjee.
The high profile NMML society is seen as the body responsible for all important decisions pertaining to the running of the memorial. The Union minister of culture Monday laid the foundation stone for the museum to be constructed at a cost of Rs crore. Former prime minister Manmohan Singh has expressed concern over attempts to change the "nature and character" of the Nehru Memorial Museum a Singh said the NMML must remain a centre of first-rate scholarship and professional excellence and the museum itself must retain its primary focus on Nehru and the freedom movement.