Governing Body

Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya Samiti - The RMS Samiti exercises control and supervision over the programs undertaken in accordance with the aims and objects (Rule 4). Samiti comprises of eight ex-officio members (representing different Ministries, departments and organizations), and eight subject experts from among anthropologists, archaeologists, Museologists, folk art & craft nominated by the central government (Rule 3). Minister-in-charge, Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India is the President of the Samiti. The Secretary to Government of India Ministry of Culture is Vice-President and Director, IGRMS is the Member-Secretary. Composition of RMS Samiti (click to view list)

Shri Prahlad Singh Patel,
Minister of State (Independent Charge)

President, RMSS (ex-officio)

Executive Council - The Executive Council have full powers and authority to do all acts, matters, things and deeds which may be necessary or expedient for the purpose of the Samiti. The property movable and immovable belonging to the Samiti, the income thereof and the general superintendence, direction, control an administration of the affairs of the Samiti, shall be vested in the Executive Council. (Rule 18.a). The EC, comprises of eleven ex-officio members and three subject experts nominated by the Central Government out of the subject experts nominated for the RMS Samiti (Rule 18.b). Secretary to Government of India Ministry of Culture is Chairman (ex-officio). The Joint Secretary, Ministry of Culture, GOI is the Vice Chairperson and Director, IGRMS is the ex-officio Member-Secretary. The terms of the office of the members of the Executive Council shall be five years at a time, unless the authorities. Composition of Executive Council (click to view list)

Shri Yogendra Tripathi, IAS (Karnataka 1985),
Ministry of Culture

Vice-President, RMSS (ex-officio)

Chairman, Executive Council (ex-officio)

Finance Committee - The Finance Committee appointed by the Executive Council comprises of Financial Adviser, Ministry of Culture as Chairman (ex-officio). (Rule 46 and Minutes of the 1st meeting of Executive Council held on 22.11.1985 under Item No.10). The Finance Committee have duties to advice and recommend the Executive Council on any financial questions affecting the affairs of the Samiti. Composition of Finance Committee. (click to view list)

Shri R.K. Chaturvedi IAS(MP:1987) ,
Financial Advisor &
Additional Secretary
+91 11 23388346; Email: asfa[hyphen]culture[at]gov[dot]in


Standing and other Sub-Committee -The Executive Council have powers, functions and conduct of business by Advisory Boards or Committees, standing and other Sub-Committees, as may be constituted from time to time , and the office of their members. (Rule 32(ii)b). Composition of Standing Committee (click to view list)

Shri Pranav Khullar (i/c),
Joint Secretary,
+91 11 23381396,
Email: jsadmasi-culture[at]gov[dot]in

Vice-Chairperson, Executive Council (ex-officio)& Chairperson, Standing Committee

Academic Advisory Committee -The Academic Advisory Boards or Committees meet time to time to guide IGRMS ongoing activities, Scrutinize & Approves the Publications and projects of IGRMS to Executive committee for approval. Composition of Standing Committee (click to view list)

Prof. Vinay Shrivastava Professor & Head Department of Anthropology University of Delhi Chairman

(Note: Rules quoted above are from the Memorandum of Association and Rules & Regulations of RMS Samiti). (click to view) IGRMS officers and staffs profile (under compilation)

Dr. Praveen Kumar Mishra,  Director, IGRMS Member Secretary, RMSS & Executive Council & other committees



Updated date: 14-01-2020 12:21:05