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Ishwar Singh Dev Samaj Senior Secondary School

(Recognised and Aided) Affilated with CBSE (2630019) Sector-21-C, Chandigarh

  • UDISE CODE - 04011200303
  • SCHOOL CODE - 23008

Bhagwan Dev Atma Ji

The most venerable Bhagwan Dev Atma founded Dev Samaj in 1887. In his teachings he laid great stress on imparting education to the women, because, he felt that by educating the girl child the whole family gets educated. This being the uppermost thought in his mind he started numerous educational institutions for women. This school was established in 1957 in Sector-18 as High School. It was recognized by Punjab Education Department and shifted to its own campus in Sector-21-C in 1959. The school is on grant-in-aid since 1967. In 1988 the Senior Secondary classes were also added to the school. Since 2007 this school is running as co-educational institution. It has an imposing building and excellent facilities for extra-curricular activities. Special attention is given to the moral values in the students.

Rev.Shriman Ishwar Singh Ji

Life Sketch of Shriman Ishwar Singh Ji Shriman Ishwar Singh Ji led a very pious and inspirational life that was marked by dedication and studded with high moral values. He was born in 1883 in a rich family in Poohla village of Bathinda district. His father S. Hamam Singh was a big landlord of Bahia area having close relations with royal families of Patiala, Nabha and Faridkot.

After early education in the village, Shriman Ishwar Singh Ji went to Lahore for higher education and graduated from the famous F.C. College in 1908. He was endowed with special qualities and was impressed by the life and teachings of Bhagwan Dev Atma the founder of Dev Samaj. Rather than pursuing a materialistic carrier he chose to follow the noble religious path and dedicated his life for Dev Samaj Mission in 1907. He denounced the worldly pleasures very early and donated his entire landed property measuring about 300 acres to Dev Samaj. As a mark of respect and reverence to him Dev Samaj Girls Sr. Sec. School Sector -21 C, Chandigarh was named after him in 1976.

As a life worker of Dev Samaj, Shriman Ishwar Singh Ji imbibed the teachings of his master in his life and became a torchbearer in all the initiatives taken by Dev Samaj. He dedicated his life to education and served Dev Samaj Girls High School Moga as Principal for 25 years. He acted as Principal of ‘Dev Samaj Higher Life Academy’ for 26 years. He acted as Secretary, Dev Samaj for 18 years and breathed his last on 30 Aug. 1967. During his long association of 60 years with Dev Samaj, Shriman Ishwar Singh Ji was instrumental in guiding numerous persons towards higher way of life. He led a pious, selfless, moralistic and spiritual life. People like him who have served the humanity in such quiet and humble manner need to be revered and remembered for what they did and the legacies that they have left behind for us. Their lives encourage many others to emulate them.

The Chandigarh Administration has allowed the payment of Grant-in-Aid to the various Privately Managed Recognized Schools as per provisions of Punjab Education Code applicable in UT Chandigarh in order to encourage and extend the enterprise in Education. Such grants are given only for the purpose connected with secular instructions without reference to any religious instructions. This grant is subject to the condition that the said institution shall have the manage committee approved by the Education Department, UT Chandigarh. The said institution shall follow the pattern of syllabus and other criteria of admission as per the Govt. norms and any other condition imposed by the competent authority as per the rules.

Accordingly 95 % of the salary expenses to teaching staff as well as ministerial staff for the sanctioned strength of staff approved by the competent authority at the time of approval of such proposal (minus the receipt on account of Admission, Tuition, Fee etc.) is released from the Consolidated Fund of India without any increase in the number of staff at any stage. Further the grant of above Grant in Aid is subject to audit by office of A.G.(Audit) once in the current financial year or as the case may.

Rest of 5 % such expenses on salary, expenses on the acquisition and construction of building as well as expenses on running the office etc. are met out by the management concerned from their own funds. As per Education department order annul 8% of increase in Fee Structure is allowed.