‘Black Diamond’ Museum To Come Up At Odisha’s Angul
Angul: A ‘Black Diamond’ museum is all set to come up at Odisha’s Angul. The fully digitized museum will quench your thirst on all questions related to coal and its mining.
Foundation for the museum is likely to be laid this year and construction is planned to be completed in the next one and a half years.
The proposed ‘Black Diamond’ museum will come up on 3.5 acres land, at `25 crore. Assam has a similar museum built by Coal India Limited. But, it is not fully digitized while the one coming up here is going to be fully digitised. It will be a three-storey building.
It is learnt that the museum will house the equipment once used to mine coals. Visitors will get a chance to learn everything starting from discovery to the usage of coal. The museum will also have an international library where a visitor can have the opportunity to read books written by renowned national and international authors.
According to the district administration the museum will jointly be constructed by MCL and a national level company. The blueprint for the coal museum and the library have already been finalized, district administration officials stated.