Namgyal Institute of Tibetology is a Tibet museum in Gangtok, Sikkim, India. The foundation stone of the Institute changed into laid with the aid of the 14th Dalai Lama on 10 February 1957 and it was opened formally with the aid of the Prime Minister of India Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru on 1 October 1958. Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru became a freedom fighter, the primary Prime Minister of India and a important discern in Indian politics earlier than and after independence.
He emerged as an eminent leader of the Indian independence motion under the tutelage of Mahatma Gandhi and served India as Prime Minister from its established order as an unbiased nation in 1947 till his death in 1964. The institute employs researchers and one among its new studies packages is a undertaking which seeks to record the social records of Sikkim's approximated 60 monasteries and report this on a laptop. Another project seeks to digitize and report old and uncommon snap shots of Sikkim for expertise distribution. Khempo Dhazar served as head of the Sheda, a Nyingma university attached to the Institute, for 6 years.