History of DAV

The Dayanand Anglo Vedic (DAV) Trust and Management society came into existence in 1886 to realize the prophetic vision of the great philosopher Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati ji (1824-1884). It was registered under the Societies Act of 1860, and the same year the first DAV School was established at Lahore with Mahatma Hansraj as the Honorary Headmaster.

DAV is a non-governmental educational organisation in India and overseas around 1000 schools and colleges and a university. The Dayanand Anglo-Vedic education system also comprises colleges offering graduates and postgraduates degrees in various streams .i.e. Arts, Commerce, Computer Science, Medical Sciences, Engineerings, Doctorates etc in various subjects all over India. Today, institutional records of the D.A.V. Trust and Management Society are part of the archives at the Nehru Memorial Museum & Library, at Teen Murti House, Delhi. The DAV educational organisation has grown to become one of the largest non-governmental educational societies known for its academic excellence in the country.

It has 50,000+ employees which educates more than 20 lakh students every year. In 2013, the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India awarded 40 institutions for its contribution to quality education. ASSOCHAM awarded DAV College Managing Committee with 'Best Chain of Schools in India' award. It also manages more than a hundred project and semi-project Schools for BLUECHIP CORPORATE HOUSES such as ACC, Tata, Reliance, Adani and Public Sector Corporations such as BHEL, GAIL, SECL etc. DAVCMC discharges its social responsibility by running ashrams and orphanages for the underprivileged and destitute children and women.

    Contact Information

  • DAV College for Women
  • Railway Station Road.
  • Ferozepur Cantt.
  • Punjab, India
  • 01632-244509
  • davwomen@yahoo.com
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