Great Indian Schools

Great Indian Schools | Dayawati Modi Academy, Meerut

Written By Digital Desk | Mumbai | Published:

The season 2 of Great Indian schools – an initiative by Great Place to Study is on a quest to discover the greatest schools in India.

This episode talks about Dayawati Modi school and how this institution of learning managed to provide a nurturing environment for the growth of its students.


Located in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh and established in 1981, this school has worked concertedly over 38 years to bring it to its present eminence stature. Spread across over an area of 7 acres with strength of 2700+ students and 115 teachers, this school has been an institution of learning with a blend of values, tradition, and technology. This school is affiliated to Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and aims to impart quality education and create a spirit of excellence in students.

“When we talk of DMA’s legacy this is a 38-year-old school, established by Maaji Dayawati Modi who was the wife of Gujarmal Modi. She started 11 institutions to begin with and this was the first one. The philosophy that we started with DMA was the philosophy of roots and wings. While we provide the children with values which are embedded in the roots, we also give them wings to fly and span the unlimited skies. We have designed DMA campus in such a unique way that there is age appropriate facilities and opportunities for children. Welcome to our campus where learning comes alive.” - Ritu Dewan (Principal, Dayawati Modi Academy)

Education beyond classroom -

The school has a many special assemblies to celebrate festivals, national and international days of significance and many inter school competitions. In the literary sphere the school has debates, declamations, elocutions, and have a mock parliament every year where debate and discuss. The school also provide basketball, football, indoor sports. Apart from that the school also organizes several rallies and campaigns raising important environmental issues.

Watch the episode to know more about Dayawati Modi Academy, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh.