The Objectives of the Samiti

  1. To plan and carry out activities for the promotion of Gandhian ideals and philosophy.
  2. To keep Gandhi Smriti and Darshan Samiti open for public as per standard rules related to the museum and maintain it to provide maximum convenience to visitors.
  3. Promote Audience Development and Museum Management Framework in both Gandhi Smriti Museum and Gandhi Darshan Exhibition.
  4. Promote initiatives to create awareness on the life and message of Mahatma Gandhi through educational media like an exhibition, films, Gandhiana, posters, and different forms of Art, Culture and Technology.
  5. To develop and preserve a library of books including rare books, literature, photographs, films and documents etc.
  6. To collect, preserve and exhibit important relics of Mahatma Gandhi.
  7. Promotion of volunteerism for Gandhian work and betterment of the society.
  8. Focus on empowering the marginalized through different activities related to philosophy and ideals of Mahatma Gandhi.
  9. Developing capacities of children, youth, women and other groups for imbibing Gandhian values and work to bring attitudinal changes/development through practical applications of Gandhian philosophy.
  10. To restore, protect and manage both the complexes at Gandhi Darshan and Gandhi Smriti and all movable and immovable properties therein according to requirement.
  11. To bring publication for various sections of people to enhance their knowledge about Mahatma Gandhi and the values he propagated.
  12. To conduct inter-disciplinary research on Gandhian philosophy in the context of contemporary issues.
  13. Encourage and promote Gandhian perspectives on education and facilitate education for peace, ecological security, equality and justice.
  14. To work extensively with different Universities and Academic Institutions for better and in-depth understanding of Mahatma Gandhi and Gandhian philosophy.
  15. Empowerment of the weaker sections of the society through vocational training programmes and other livelihood initiatives as part of Gandhian constructive work.
  16. Respond and work to address challenging problems of the society.
  17. Involving different stakeholders to work for a culture of collective living, collective working, peace and nonviolence.
  18. Reaching the unreached with the life and message of Mahatma Gandhi especially in far-flung areas.
  19. To undertake such other activities and to do all the foregoing mandate and to cooperate and seek cooperation from other institutions for the aforesaid purposes.