The Ministry of Defence conducted two global design competitions on MyGov to give citizens an opportunity to ideate and design the National War Memorial and National War Museum, to be built in New Delhi.
The National War Memorial will honour the memory of all soldiers of the Indian Armed Forces for their selfless service and sacrifice for the nation. The proposed site is located in the heart of New Delhi, within the C-Hexagon that lies in the close vicinity of India Gate and Chattri.
The National War Museum will be an institution to collect, preserve, interpret and display military artefacts, portray significant events of our nation’s wars and conflicts and related objects of historical importance for education and promoting patriotism. The proposed site for this museum is Princess Park near India Gate.
Here is a list of the winners of the National War Memorial and National War Museum competition(s) :-
NATIONAL WAR MUSEUM
- First Prize: Spa Studioview
- Second Prize: Aakar Design
- Third Prize: The Garden of Existence
NATIONAL WAR MEMORIAL
- First Prize: Mr. Yogesh Chandrahassan
- Second Prize: Mr. Ajay Sethi
- Third Prize: Mr. Karthikeyan Perumal