Dhoomimal Gallery based in New Delhi is a well known gallery for displaying the works of the painters which was established in the year 1936 by the kind contribution of Shri Ram Babu Jain. The very first display of works involved the popularly known painters of that era which include late Jamini Roy and Sailoz Mukherjea. Dhoomimal Gallery offered a suitable platform for the meeting of the artists as well as to promote the contemporary form of art.
With the passing of leadership to Shri Ravi Jain, the son of Sh. R.C. Jain, the Dhoomimal Gallery acquired the most glorious phase by exhibiting the contemporary art of J. Swaminathan, M.F. Hussain, F.N. Souza, Shanti Dave, Krishen Khanna, H.A. Gasde and many more. However, the most closely attached artist with the gallery for five decades was F.N. Souza. The expert team of J. Swaminathan and Mr. Ravi Jain together popularized the Indian Contemporary art.