Showing a glimpse of the progressive development of Indian democracy, preparations are being made to give a modern look by preparing the ‘Parliament Museum’ with new technology. For this, the Lok Sabha Secretariat constituted an eight-member Project Monitoring Committee.
According to the order issued by the Lok Sabha Secretariat on September 21, “the competent authority has constituted a committee to ‘monitor the modernization/improvement project of the Parliament Museum’. This committee will oversee all the work related to the modernization and improvement of the Parliament Museum.
Parliament Museum will be better prepared
According to the order letter, this committee is headed by Additional Secretary/Financial Advisor Prasenjit Singh in the Lok Sabha Secretariat. The eight-member committee includes representatives from the Estate Management Branch, Parliament Museum and Archives, Central Public Works Department, National Museum Institute, Parliament Security Service, Parliament Museum Service. Sources said that some systems in the Parliament Museum were not working properly for some time due to which the need was felt to prepare them with modern technology. The Sansad Sangrahalaya, set up in the Parliament House complex, is a living depiction of India’s democratic heritage. It also tells the story of its glorious history through technology.
According to the booklet of the museum, the Parliament Museum was established in Hall No., of the Parliament Library Building. Made in G-118. It was inaugurated on 14 August 2006 by the then President APJ Abdul Kalam. It was opened to the general public on 5 September 2006. The Parliament Museum was conceptualized and designed by the eminent museologist Dr. Saroj Ghosh. A glimpse of the freedom struggle is seen in this museum. Along with this, presentation has also been given on both the houses of Parliament, Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha.