Aims and Objects
The Museum is
governed by the Aims and Objectives of the GSSS, as under:
(i) To collect, preserve and
display Gandhiji's records consisting of his letters,
books, cine-films, manuscripts, photographs, voice records,
and mementos etc.
(ii) To promote the study, diffusion and under-standing of Gandhiji's life and
establishment of Sangrahalayas, Libraries, Auditoriums, Study
Archives, Gandhi Bhavans in Universities, Gandhi Galleries, Gandhi
etc. in places of public interest and through other media of
(iii) To take proper and necessary steps to preserve and
places associated with Gandhiji's
life and work.
(iv) To acquire by private negotiations or through the
machinery of the Land
Acquisition Act immovable
wherever situated connected with
life for carrying out the objects mentioned
(v) To undertake and execute schemes of memorials
at the places
associated with significant memories
with Columns and Tablets.
(vi) To publish
literature, periodicals, books, brochures, booklets to propagate ideals,
teachings of Gandhiji or in the aid of the memorials and to arrange
film-show etc. in
furtherance of the objects.
(vii) To prepare and distribute audio-visual material or
replicas thereof as a means of
teachings of Gandhiji's life.
(viii) To undertake, organize and facilitate Study
Courses, Conferences, Lectures,
Seminars and the like to promote the aforesaid objects.
(ix) To train men and women for carrying out any of
the aforesaid activities.
(x) To do all such things as are conducive or
incidental to the attainment of the
(a) To invest
and deal with funds and moneys of the Samiti;
(b) To issue appeals and applications for
moneys and funds in the furtherance of the
objects and to raise funds or collect funds by gifts, donations, subscriptions
otherwise, of cash and securities, and of any property
either movable or
immovable and to grant such rights and privileges to the donors,
other benefactors, as the Samiti shall consider proper.
(c) To acquire purchase or otherwise own or take on
hire in the Union Territory of Delhi or
elsewhere, temporarily or permanently, any
or immovable property necessary or
convenient for the furtherance of
of the Samiti.
(d) To draw, make, accept, endorse, discount,
issue and otherwise deal with
drafts, certificates, receipts,
promissory notes, bills of
or other instruments, and securities
negotiable or transferable or not.
undertake and accept the management of any endowment or trust fund
donation to further the objects of the Samiti; etc.