Dayanand Saraswati was one of the most radical socio-religious reformers in the history of India. He was
the founder of Arya Samaj and propagated egalitarian approach of the Vedas at a time when widespread castism
was prevalentin the society. He was responsible for the revival of the Indian education system by bringing together
pupil from different strata of the society under one umbrella, that is, classroom.
Dayanand AngloVedic School System
Familiarily known as DAV Public School systems is the single largest non-governmental education society in India.
Based on the ideals of the religious and social reformer, Swami Dayanand Saraswati, DAV system comprises of
educational institutes spread all over the world. Founded in 1886, in Lahore by the efforts of Lala Hansraj, it
manages 667 institutions today, 461 of which are high level institutions which are run by DAV College Trust
and Management Society.