Indias first national police museum to come up in New Delhi

The Union Government decided to establish India’s first national police museum in Lutyens’ Delhi. The unique museum, depicting the history, artifacts, uniforms, and gear of central and state police forces, will come up as an underground facility in the premises of the national police memorial in Chanakyapuri area of the national capital. The museum is expected to be inaugurated on the occasion of Police Commemoration Day, by either Prime Minister Narendra Modi or Home Minister Rajnath Singh. The central armed police forces, the central police organizations, and the state police forces have been asked to collect their historical documents, items, police-related gazette notifications and unique weapons and uniforms so that it can be displayed at the museum. The items sought to be put in the first-ever national police museum will include brass insignia, ceremonial and operational head gears and uniforms, batons, belts, distinctive photographs of dog squads, mounted columns and old copies of the Indian Police Act.

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  • The Union Government decided to establish India’s first national police museum in Lutyens’ Delhi.
  • The museum is expected to be inaugurated on the occasion of Police Commemoration Day.
  • The central armed police forces, the central police organizations.
  • The items sought to be put in the first-ever national police museum will include brass insignia.
  • The Indian Police Service or IPS is an All India Service for policing.
  • Cadre Controlling Authority: Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India.
  •  Minister Responsible: Rajnath Singh, Minister responsible for Ministry of Home Affairs.
  • The states police forces have been asked to collect their historical documents, items, police-related gazette notifications and unique weapons and uniforms so that it can be displayed at the museum.

The central police organizations and the state police forces have been asked to collect their historical documents, items, police-related gazette notifications and unique weapons and uniforms so that it can be displayed at the museum.

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