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Prime Ministers Museum And Library (PMML) Society

Prime Ministers Museum And Library (PMML) Society:

The Nehru Memorial Museum and Library (NMML) has officially been renamed the Prime Ministers’ Museum and Library Society recently.

  • Prime Ministers’ Museum and Library (PMML) Society is an autonomous institution under the Ministry of Culture, Government of India.
  • It is housed in the historic Teen Murti campus located south of Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.
  • PMML is dedicated to the objective of promoting advanced research on Modern and Contemporary India.
  • Designed by Robert Tor Russel and built in 1929-30 as part of Edwin Lutyens’ imperial capital, Teen Murti House was the official residence of the Commander-in-Chief in India.
  • In August 1948, after the departure of the last British Commander-in-Chief, Teen Murti House became the official residence of independent India’s first Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru, who lived here for sixteen years until his death on May 27, 1964.
  • On Jawaharlal Nehru’s 75th birth anniversary on November 14, 1964 Dr. Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan, President of India, formally dedicated the Teen Murti House to the nation and inaugurated the Nehru Memorial Museum.
  • On 1 April 1966, the Government set up the Prime Ministers Museum and Library (PMML) Society to manage the institution.
  • PMML has four major constituents, namely-
    • Memorial Museum;
    • Library on modern India;
    • Centre for Contemporary Studies;
    • Nehru Planetarium