At a conference Ravindra Singh, secretary who was highlighting the achievements and initiatives of the culture ministry in the 100 days of the government said, “The plans are to release postal stamps, renovate Pandit Nehru memorial and publish books on Nehru to celebrate the day”.
He further added, “For this, Rs.20 crore has been allocated”.
Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru’s birth anniversary is celebrated every year on November 14 as Children’s day.
The culture ministry is the nodal ministry for carrying out activities related to the commemoration. It will also celebrate the birth centenary of Indian ghazal and thumri singer Begum Akhtar on October 7.