The hospital continues to maintain its charitable character in accordance with to the wishes of its founder. Funds generated from the hospital services are partially utilized to provide free health care to poor patients. All development activities of the hospital are financed from internal resources. The government and other external entities are not involved in the hospital's funding. The hospital is governed by a Board of Management comprising medical consultants of eminence, some with an international standing. The Board of Management operates under the overall guidance of the Sir Ganga Ram Trust Society. The Sir Ganga Ram Hospital is committed to make available 20% beds of total strength for admission of indigenous and financially weaker section of the society. On these beds all facilities (boarding, lodging, investigations, medicine and operative procedures) are free. In addition to that the hospital has a specialized outpatient department for all disciplines in which patients are seen free of charge. These facilities are provided strictly on a first-come first served basis.