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Detailed Project Reports

Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu Museum
Location: Baghbazar, West Bengal
DPR Value: ₹8,00,000.00/-
Client’s Name: Gaudiya Mission
Date of Commencement: 01.02.2013
Date of Completion: 21.06.2013
Review of the DPR:
Executive Summary: Sri Krishna Chaitanya Mahaprabhu is an icon of Hindu culture. His legacy is being carried on by the Gaudiya Mission, and the Mission, finding it appropriate to disseminate the teaching and philosophy of Mahaprabhu at these modern times, proposes to establish a museum on life & works of Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu which will designate the whole spectrum of Vaishnavism from life of Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, the deep impact on culture and Vaishnava philosophy and the immensely rich religious and socio-cultural heritage by preserving the tangible and intangible heritage of Vaishnava Cult. Creative Museum Designers (CMD) was entrusted with the work of providing consultancy services towards preparation of a Detailed Project Report (DPR) on design and development of Chaitanya Mahaprabhu Museum.

Names of the Galleries: The proposed museum will have six galleries:
  • Sri Krishna Chaitanya: Cultural Glimpses
  • Mahaprabhu: Philosophical Enclave
  • Socio Cultural Revivalism (1533-1936 A.D.)
  • Vedic Cosmology
  • Shri Chaitanya’s Biography
  • Manava-leela of Shri Chaitanya
Visitors’ facilities & Infrastructural facilities of the project: The museum will also provide the following facilities:
  • Library
  • Digital archive
  • Separate toilets for ladies and gents
  • Lifts
  • Extensive fire detection and fire fighting facilities
  • CCTV and remote surveillance system
  • Food plaza
  • Auditorium
  • Restoration laboratory
  • Museum shop etc.
Conclusion: The proposed museum will be a unique one, showcasing the cultural heritage of particularly Eastern India and it will depict the socio-religio-economic reform which was enshrined by Chaitanya Mahaprabhu during 15th century A.D. It will not only showcase the manuscripts, artefacts and other rare articles which are historically important but will also generate awareness about our rich heritage among the common people through interactive exhibitions and interesting programmes.