New Delhi: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh chaired the 42nd Annual General Body Meeting of the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library (NMML) Society here today.
The Meeting approved the Annual Report & Audited Accounts of the NMML Society for the years 2014-15 and 2015-16. During the meeting various issues including upgradation and renovation of Museum, Digitization of documents, Acquisition of Books in regional languages and setting up of a Museum for former Prime Ministers, were discussed.
In his address to the AGM, Shri Rajnath Singh, who is the Vice-President of the NMML Society, said the planned Museum for the former Prime Ministers will be showcased by the NMML Society as an iconic one and will utilize 3D technology to offer a virtual reality experience. He said the NMML has undertaken an ambitious digitization programme and the first stage of its upgradation and modernization programme is due to be completed soon.
The members of the NMML Society who attended the meeting included Shri MJ Akbar, MoS (External Affairs), Shri Mallikarjun Khagre, Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha, MPs – Dr. Karan Singh & Shri Swapan Dasgupta, Shri Jairam Ramesh, representative of the Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund, Prof. Lokesh Chandra, President ICCR, Dr. A Suryaprakash, Chairman, Prasar Bharati, Dr. VS Chauhan, Chairman UGC, Shri TN Chaturvedi, Shri MK Rasgotra, Shri Nitin Desai, Dr. BP Singh, Prof. Nayanjot Lahiri, Prof. Udayon Misra and Shri AGK Menon. Shri Shakti Sinha, Director, NMML conducted the proceedings.