DAV has been making a significant contribution to the society through spreading value-based education keeping the ancient Vedic heritage in mind. In fact, it is the only organization which has set high standards in education while maintaining a balance between Vedic wisdom and modernity.
The organization runs and manages over 920 educational institutions comprising of public schools, grants-in-aid schools, colleges, institutes of professional education and research institutions all over India and abroad. Recently, the organization has taken one step forward by initiating the project of DAV University at Jalandhar, Punjab. Presently, DAV has taken some crucial steps in its pursuit of excellence. Some of these are: Modernization of infrastructure in schools and colleges, Introducing technology in teaching-learning process, Creating a network of people all over the globe through Alumni Foundation, Strengthening Vedic virtues, etc.
While DAV feels proud of its achievements, it is yet not contented. Its vision is to be crowned as the finest educational organization in the world. Its mission is man-making, dispelling knowledge and building Vedic values. Our success in this endeavor has the potential of making our society free from prejudices and vices. We, the members of DAV fraternity, believe that the best way to bring a change is to initiate it. With this belief, we have continually engaged over more than 125 years in a relentless endeavor to grow and develop into a pioneer organization in the field of education.
Dr. Punam Suri (Padma Shri Awardee)
President, DAVCMC, New Delhi