Governing Body

To realize the dream of Maharishi Dayanand a group of enlightened, dedicated and devoted followers with a deep sense of self denial, founded the Dayanand Anglo Vedic College trust and Management Society which was registered in 1886.The DAV College Trust and Management Society takes pride in the fact that it is the largest non-governmental educational organization in India managing a chain of 700 institutions including Engineering Colleges, Medical Colleges, Polytechnics, Physiotherapy Colleges, Arts and Science Colleges and Public and Model schools . It covers, the entire spectrum of educational activity in the country. The DAV has established a reputation for academic excellence and character building. Every year thousands of students pass out of these institutions and distinguish themselves in various national and international platforms. The society has, as its alumni, distinguished jurists, diplomats, doctors, engineers, scientists, educationists, literary figures and sportsmen.


Padam Shree Punam Suri , President, DAVCMC, New Delhi (Chairman)
A well known media personality, Managing Editor of Daily Milap, acquainted with the latest information technology, a staunch Arya Samajist, an illustrious grandson of Mahatma Anandswami (Mahashaya Khushal Chand), has travelled to all European, Middle, Eastern and Far Eastern Countries.

Justice N.K. Sud, Vice President, DAVCMC, New Delhi (Member)
Born in a reputed staunch Arya Samajist Family on 3rd June 1944 Justice Narinder Kumar Sud originally belongs to district Kangra now in Himachal Pradesh. He graduated Form D.A.V.College Jalandhar with honors in economics and was placed second in the university in the year 1963. Thereafter, he did his law from Punjab university law college Chandigarh in 1965 and was once again placed second in the university. Besides a good academic record he took keen interest in extra curricular Activities he was the best debater of the Punjab university law college, Chandgiarh, from 1963 to 1965. In 1965 he was enrolled as an advocate and he joined his father in the legal profession. His specialization was Direct taxes. His professional competence was recognized in 1982 when he was appointed a judicial Member of the income tax appellate tribunal he however could not accept this position due to his family circumstances. Ultimately, he was elevated as a judge of Punjab and Haryana High Court in May, 1999. Besides being a successful professional, he has been Active in social and educational fields as well. He was actively associated with Indian Junior Chamber, an individual development organization and Rotary International, a service organization. He joined rotary international in the year 1985 and was the charter president of the Rotary Club of Jalandhar central. After holding various positions in the District 3070, he was unanimously elected the District Governor in the year 1997-98. He was also associated with the managements of prestigious educational institutions of Jalandhar. He has also been the President of the Jalandhar Income Tax Bar Association for three consecutive years.

Sh. S.D. Omchary, Vice President, DAVCMC, New Delhi (Member)
A man of profound intelligence, a thorough professional, a person of rare caliber and potential. Sh. Omchary who is an alumnus of Wharton School of Management, USA, is a business executive possessed with the latest expertise and knowledge in business practices. Presently he is working as the Chief Executive director in one of the largest private sector Organizations-DCM Sri Ram Group and is also Chairman of the DCM Sri Ram Educational Trust.

Sh. N.K Uberoi. Vice President, DAVCMC, New Delhi (Member)
An eminent educationist, former Principal of Hans Raj College, Delhi, former Director of Centre for Professional Development in Higher Education, Delhi University, formerly Dean and Joint Director of Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad and associated with various social and educational institutions. He had his Postdoctoral training in the Universities at USA and UK and has taught and carried out research at these universities. He was till recently the Senior Consultant at Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Patiala and presently he is Management Advisor to International Management Institute. He is the former Chairman of the Governing Body of Lady Irwin College and had been working on various committees of UGC, IGNOU and a member of Board of Governors of top Management Institutions. He has won many Honours, Awards and Fellowships viz Ford Foundation Fellowship Awardee, Fulbright Awardee, British Council Visitorship Awardee, Professorial Fellow, Manchester Metropolitan University (UK), Best Teacher Award (2003) by Association of Indian Management Schools. He was designated as a Fellow of IUPAC in 2005. He has authored many books, research papers in national and International Journals, and articles in Hindustan Times and Business Standard. He has been the editor of UGC Series on Professional Competencies in Higher Education and edited IMT Series of Monographs on subjects like Management, Corruption and Corporate Governance.

Sh. Rajinder NathVice President, DAVCMC, New Delhi

Chairman Gopi Groups of Companies, Vice Presdent PAVITRADHAM, Chairman Chaman Vatika, President Haryana Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Chairman Haryana Industrial Safety Council and Ex-advisor to Small Indusrties Development Bank of India. He has been awarded with Haryana Rattan by the Governor of Haryana, has extensively travelled to many countries including U.S.A, Canada, U.K and Japan.

Dr. S.S KhannaVice President, DAVCMC, New Delhi

Dr. S.S Khanna is an internationally known Agricultural Scientist of the country.Having done his Graduation and Master’s Degree in agriculture from Kanpur, he completed his PhD in soil science, from university of Illinois USA followed by a post doctorate in 1960.He has worked as assistant professor, associate professor and professor at UP Agriculture University ,Pant Nagar, P.A.U, Ludhiana, H.A.U Hisar and held high positions like Dean, Director PPF, Director Research, Chief Engineer & Director Publications. He has been Advisor Planning Commision, Govt. of India, Vice-Chancellor, N.D.U.A.T, Chairman Task Force, Chairman of ICAR of CRIDA, Hyderabad & ICAR of Soil Salinity Institute , Karnal. Highest Honors and a Lifetime Achievement Award have been  conferred on Dr. Khanna by Indian Society of Soil Resources.

Sh. R.S.Sharma, General Secretary, DAVCMC New Delhi (Member)
An educationist of repute, Sh. R.S.Sharma, has a brilliant career in DAV fraternity as principal of various DAV Colleges. He retired from the post of the principal of DAV College Jalandhar in 1987. Sh. Sharma worked on various important administrative posts in various colleges and universities. He joined DAVCMC in 1991 and held various positions as Secretary and General Secretary before becoming Vice President.

Sh. Ravinder Kumar, Secretary, DAVCMC New Delhi (Member)
Retired IA & AS, A product of DAV College, Jalandhar, ex Audit Officer, Office of the Director of Audit Central Revenues, New Delhi, remained on deputation to University Grants Commission and Municipal Corporation of Delhi, held office of Deputy Accountant General, Punjab, was on deputation to Lok Sabha Secretariat till 1989 when he retired, and has been associated with DAV College Managing Committee.

Dr. S. R. Arora Secretary, DAVCMC New Delhi (Member)
More than 40 years of experience in Teaching and Research. He was the Principal of Hans Raj College, University of Delhi. He also held the position of Burser and Vice Principal of Hans Raj College. His areas of interest include Pure Mathematics, Applied Mathematics and Operations Research. He has written about 100 research papers which are published in various national and international journals. He has guided 12 Ph.D. and 25 M.Phil. Students.

Sh. Bal Krishan Mittal, Secretary, DAVCMC New Delhi (Member)
He has established Messer Gurdaspur Solvex Pvt. Ltd., and Vaishno Rice Mill. He has over 30 Years experience in the Rice Milling Industry. Mr. Bal Krishna Mittal is an experienced and successful Businessman with wide ranging activities in Punjab. He has been very closely associated with agricultural and processing activities. He has vast experience in plant engineering scientific in process quality control, in depth knowledge and experience in forecasting the rice trading trends, trading practices and farming in Punjab.

Sh. Mahesh Chopra, Hony. Treasurer, DAVCMC New Delhi (Member)
Born in 1937 in Jammu (J&K State), Sh. Mahesh Chopra has been actively associated with the DAV and Arya Samaj for more than fifty years. He served the DAV Colleges of Punjab and Haryana States as a senior faculty member (Deptt. English). His last stint was in DAV Centenary College, Faridabad whose he is one of the three founding members when in 1985 he was transferred from Dayanand College, Hisar, to build up this Institution. To cater to the professional needs of the Industrial town, Management Courses were started in the evening and he worked as Incharge of the Management Classes. In consequence, it helped in generating large funds to build up the DAV Centenary College.

Sh. Arvind Ghai – Renowned Industrialist, Secretary DAVCMC, New Delhi
He is a well-known Arya Samajist. He is a member of Local DAV College Managing Committee. He is the chairman of Arya Samaj Mandir Jalandhar.

Sh. Ajay Kumar Goswami – Renowned Industrialist (Member)
He is a Alumni of Mehrchand Polytechnic Jalandhar. He is a member of Local DAV College Managing Committee. He always participates and gives his valuable suggestions for the betterment of the Institute.

Sh. Surendra Seth, Managing Editor –PDG & Rotary Public Image Coordinator for Asia, Mg.Editor Dainik Bhaskar, Presenter of TV Quiz Shows,Motivational Speaker & HRD Trainer, Engineer& Hotelier
An eminent & motivational speaker/trainer, Sh. Surendra Seth is a mechanical engineer by qualification and professionally trained in Marketing Management. He is an inspiring speaker of exceptional merit, deeply involved in social service, a writer with depth of feeling, an artist and a very popular television personality. Sh. Seth served in many esteemed Organizations on important posts and presently he has joined as Managing Editor “Dainik Bhaskar”

Sh. Sanjay Gupta – Industrialist (Member)
Sh. Sanjay Gupta is a MD of Hemco Industries Jalandhar. He is a member of Local DAV College Managing Committee, Jalandhar. Mr. Gupta is a great motivator and industrialist. He is a active member of Arya Samaj.

Dr. Satish Kumar Sharma, Director Colleges (Member)
Eminent educationist, researcher, social worker, editor, orator, resource person and widely traveled personality.He was awarded with the Bharat Vidya Shiromani Award-2011 by the Indian Solidarity Council, New Delhi for his outstanding contribution in the field of education specially higher education. He has played vital leadership role in teachers’ organizations, piece movement for Amity and International understanding and social activism.

Dr. S.K Arora, Principal, DAV College, Jalandhar (Member)
Dr S.K.Arora did his major in subject of botany. He did his under-graduation and post-graduation from Punjab University, Chandigarh. In 1990 he joined as professor in DAV College Benikhet and was also stayed as principal for four years. He also served his principal ship in S.L Bawa DAV college, Batala for five years and in 2011 he was principal of DAV College Abohar for five years.

Sh. Jagroop Singh, Principal, Mehr Chand Polytechnic, Jalandhar (Member)
A Gold Medalist Civil Engineer, Sh. Jagroop Singh is the Principal of Mehr Chand Polytechnic, Jalandhar. He has a teaching experience of 17 years & administrative experience of 6 years. He has presented 13 research papers in various conferences and written 8 books on Civil Engg. and Punjab/ Hindi Literature.

Prof. (Dr.) Manoj Kumar, Principal, DAVIET. Jalandhar (Member Secretary)
An eminent academician and researcher with unique vision and creativity. He has been awarded by many organizations for his contribution in research and development . He has a experience of 26 years in teaching, research & administrative experience. He has visited various world-renowned organizations in USA such as Rsoft Design Group, COMPU Aire, Intel Corporation etc. and also has visited various other countries like U.K., France, Italy, Singapore and Ireland etc. He is the author of a number of widely acclaimed Electronics Engg. Books.