The location of 'Rashtrapati Niwas' in Shimla and the 'Rashtrapati Nilayam' in Hyderabad are indicative of the integrative role of the Office of the President of India in our country. These locations, one in north and another in south, symbolise unity of our country and unity of our diverse cultures and people.
Circuit one of Rashtrapati Bhavan takes the visitors on a tour of the main building, showing them the Forecourt and premier rooms of the Bhavan including, the Banquet Hall, Ashok Hall, Durbar Hall, Library, North Drawing Room, Long Drawing Room, Navachara, Arogya Vanam and more.
RBMC comprises of three distinct buildings - The Clock Tower, The Stables and The Garages. The Garages were inaugurated on July 25, 2016 while the Stables were dedicated to the nation on July 25, 2014. The Museum showcases exquisite and invaluable artifacts for lovers of art, culture, heritage and history. President Pranab Mukherjee says, “History comes alive through emotional involvement of visitors with the objects, personalities and events of importance.”
Often referred to as paradise, circuit three will take the visitors through the world famous Amrit Udyan, showcasing them the Rectangular, Long and Circular Gardens, the Herbal Garden, Musical Garden and finally the Spiritual Garden.
The President's Bodyguard (PBG), raised in 1773, is the senior most Regiment of the Indian Army. It is a Regiment carrying out ceremonial duties for the President of India. The PBG personnel are excellent horsemen, capable tank men and paratroopers.