The Central Government has appointed Nripendra Misra, former principal secretary to the Prime Minister, as the Chairman of the Executive Council (EC) of the Nehru Memorial Museum & Library (NMML)
- This has been done after the Government decided to reconstitute the 8-member Executive Council of the NMML society. This comes at a time when the institution is finalising plans to set up a Museum of Prime Ministers.
- A Surya Prakash, who is the Chairman of Prasar Bharati, has been appointed as the Vice-Chairman of the Council. Meanwhile ,two senior officials of the Ministry of Culture and Director of NMML will serve as ex-officio members in the EC.
Important Info :
- The Nehru Memorial Museum and Library (NMML) was set up in 1966 as an autonomous institution under the Culture Ministry.
- Located at the Teen Murti Bhavan in Delhi, Nehru’s official residence as Prime Minister, it houses his papers and others related to the freedom movement and other aspects of modern history.
Source : The Hindu