Question of The Day02-04-2023

The biggest museum of the country depicting the story of the development of human civilization, also known as Indira Gandhi Manav Sangrahalaya, is situated in -


Correct Answer : a ) Bhopal

Explanation :

The Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya (IGRMS) or National Museum of Mankind or Museum of Man is an anthropological museum located in Bhopal, India. It is an autonomous organization of the Ministry of Culture, Government of India, which began functioning in March 1977 as a 'Subordinate Office' of the Department of Culture, in New Delhi. By early 1979, it was shifted to Bhopal.

In March 1985, the status of museum was converted from the "Subordinate office" to an autonomous organisation. 'Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya Samiti' was entrusted to control and supervise the programmes and activities of the Sangrahalaya.

It presents an integrated story of the development of man and culture with special reference to India.

It is spread over an area of about 200 acres on the Shyamala Hills in the city.

Hence, (a) is the correct answer.



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