The D.A.V College Trust and Management Society renamed as Dayanand Shiksha Sansthan, U.P., Kanpur was Established in 1982 in U.P. in memory of Swami Dayanand Saraswati, one of the architects of modern india. He stood for the revival and propagation of Vedic Dharma in its pristine purity, giving mankind on incentive to mould a way of life, sublime and nobel. With the prime objectof ameliorating, spiritual and, social conditions of all men without any distinction of caste, colour of creed. This was to be achieved through the vital task of dispeling ignorance and promoting knowladge.
The beginning was very modest one as a:, night school at meerut. in 1940, it was shifted to Dehradun where Thakur Negi Puram Singh Ji, a philanthropist, bequeathed his moveable and immoveable property worth Rs. 2 lacs, Later in 1907, a night school was established at Kanpur. Which was soon converted and developed in to a day school. The school at Dehradun and Kanpur later blossomed into High School.