D.A.V. Nandraj »
The school was started by Rama Devi at Burdwan Compound with some students but due to her old age, she donated the school to Arya Samaj, Ranchi. Arya Samaj, Ranchi started the school in the year 1981 in the name of D.A.V Nandraj Public School, Burdwan Compound with some students and two teachers only. The school started with two rooms and about 25 children under the able guidance of three great visionaries , Late Narayan Das Grover ( Director D.A.V. Zones), Late Master Tek Chand Arya & Late Madan Gopal Sethi .The classes were held up to standard two in the initial years and it was upgraded every year by two successive classes.
Due to the demand of parents to increase the number of classes the school got land of 7.29 acres on lease at Bariatu and later gained affiliation from C.B.S.E. Finally the school got formal recognition up to class VIII. Based on continuous excellent results, and performance at the class VIII Board (Manik Karan, All India Topper), the school started gearing itself for starting classes IX and X, supported by the faith and enthusiasm of the guardians. Class X attained Affiliation in 2003 and class XII followed suit with its Affiliation in 2004. The school has galloped from strength to strength, excelled in every field and its Display cabinets have been decorated over the years with trophies and certificates. Class X (2004 – 2005) batch had all the candidates acquiring a First division (only two got second division). The school maintained its high standards even for class XII results.