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:
|Smt. Tara Gandhi Bhattacharjee||Chairperson|
|Shri Ram Chandra Rahi||Treasurer/Member|
|Shri Anil Nauriya||Member|
|Prof. Sudarshan Iyengar||Member|
|Prof. Sudhir Chandra||Member|
|Prof. D.M. Diwakar||Member|
|Kum. Dina Patel||Member|
|Prof. Usha Thakkar||Member|
|Ms. Sukanya Bharatram||Member|
|Shri Nand Kishore Acharya||Member|
|Dr. Sadhana Rout||Member|
|Dr. Vibha Parthasarthi||Member|
|Shri Sanjoy Singha||Member, Ex. Officio|
|Secretary, Ministry of Culture||Member, Ex. Officio|
|Shri A. Annamalai||Director/Secretary|
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.