Museum Management

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Museum Management

The Museum was being managed under the Gandhi Smarak Nidhi (Gandhi Memorial Trust), New Delhi, in whose campus it is located, till 1965. ‘Gandhi Smarak Sangrahalaya Samiti’ (GSSS; Gandhi Memorial Museum Society), Rajghat, New Delhi, was registered under the Societies Registration Act of 1860, vide Regn. No. S.2873 of 1965-66 on 26 November 1965.

Since then the Museum is managed by the GSSS through its Governing Body, whose present membership is as under:

Prof. Aparna Basu Chairman
Shri A. Annamalai Director/Secretary
Shri Ram Chandra Rahi Treasurer/Member
Prof. T.N. Madan Member
Dr. Sudarshan Iyengar Member
Shri Anupam Mishra Member
Shri Anil Nauriya Member
Km. Dina Patel Member
Prof. Sudhir Chandra Member
Dr. Tridip Suhrud Member
Prof. Mrinal Miri Member
Prof. D.M. Diwakar Member
Dr. Ruchira Ghose Member
Secretary, Ministry of Culture Member, Ex. Officio
Shri Sadiq Ali, one of the most respected Gandhians, was the Chairman from 21 January 1965 till his sad demise on 17th April 2001. After that Sh. B.R. Nanda was the Chairman till 30 July, 2008.
The Director Shri A. Annamalai is the executive head of the Museum. He is assisted by Joint Director (Admin.), a Head of Library, and about 29 other regular staff.