The Railway Ministry has decided to launch “digital museums” at 22 stations on Independence Day to showcase its history after the Prime Minister’s Office objected to the public transporter investing money in developing separate railway museums.
In a communication issued by Railway Board Director (Heritage) Subrata Nath on August 8 to Divisional Railway Managers, the ministry cited the minutes of the meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on March 26.
“There is no need to invest in and develop more railway museums. Digital museums can be created on the walls of the station depicting the history and current developments by use of appropriate technology,” the railway communication said, quoting the minutes of the March 26 meeting. Read More
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