In what was an honour to contribute to a great national cause, Archives of Prasar Bharati did its bit in the development of the PradhanMantri Sangrahalaya, inaugurated by Prime Minister Modi on April 14, 2022, on the occasion of 131st birth anniversary of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, the chief architect of the Indian Constitution. The Museum is dedicated to create awareness about contributions of all Prime Ministers of the country.
The treasure trove of rare content of historical, political and cultural significance, Prasar Bharati Archives has contributed significantly to the cause with providing about 206 hours of Audio and 53 hours of Video content. This includes Address to Constituent Assembly (Tryst with Destiny), Broadcast to the Nation on 1st Independence Day, Oath-taking ceremony, Inauguration of Atomic Energy Establishment & Opening of the 1st Atomic Reactor, Declaration of Emergency, Address to the UN General Assembly, Non-Aligned Conference, Inauguration of Delhi Metro and much more. These priceless recordings exclusively available with the public broadcaster since 1940s were preserved and digitised in public interest by Prasar Bharati.
This Museum will be a great knowledge center for the future generations as it will showcase the life and contributions of all Prime Ministers of India. Spread over an area of more than 10,000 square meters, the museum has exhibits related to all Indian Prime Ministers which include rare photographs, speeches, video clips, newspaper clippings, interviews and original writings. The Museum offers information in an engaging way, using cutting-edge technologies such as virtual reality, augmented reality and interactive screens. BCS Bureau