Diwan Chand Arya Sr. Sec. School

Lodhi Colony, New Delhi

About School


The principle goal of education in the schools should be creating men and women who are capable of doing new things, not simply repeating what other generations have done; men and women who are creative, inventive and discoverers, who can be critical and verify, and not accept, everything they are offered.This school is run under the aegis of Diwan Chand Arya Sr. Sec School society.

Great Donar, Lala Diwan Chand Ji

Birth 24th of September 1885
Last Breath 4th of February 1930.

Lala ji used to take real joy in helping others. He was afar from self-pride, jealousy, anger, lust for power or post.

All his donations we’re for the very meaningful and constructive jobs and projects. His aim was always to open schools for the needy children so that maximum students could take advantage. He was the perfect example of a man who molded many lives.

He was a Director of Peoples Bank of Northern India, Punjab National Bank, Ganesh Floor Mills, Delhi Iron Syndicate, Punjab Sugar Company, Hindustan Times (Newspaper), Star of India Life Insurance Company.

Keeping in view his high public image of honesty, Lala ji was appointed honorary magistrate on 6th September 1919. He also worked as Municipal Commissioner of NDMC in 1928.

Lala ji earned a lot of wealth but with an ultimate objective of donating it for the welfare of others, for social upliftment and progress of nation.

पानी बाड़ी नाव मे, घटु मे बाड़ी दम |
दौऊ हाथ उलीचिए, यही सियानो काम ||

When water started gathering in the boat and wealth start accumulating in house, they should be shown the exit way with both the hands, only this behaves the wise and learned.