Affiliated to ISC / ICSE Boards, Dagshai Public School, Dagshai Cantt., India., located at a cool and bracing 6000 feet above sea level, less than 2 hours journey by car from Chandigarh is a residential, Co-Educational English Medium School. Founded in 1957 by the Patriot-Poet-Philosopher, Late Bhai Ragbir Singh Bir, the Founder Chairman of the Atam Science Trust, the main objective of the school is to develop character and moral values while imparting excellence in education.
He was succeeded by Mrs. Kuldeep Harbans Singh, an eminent educationalist, in 1974, as Chairperson of the Trust and the Managing Board of DPS. After her demise in 1977, S. Saran Singh I.A.S. (Retd) Ex-Secretary, Government of India and Ex-advisor to the Governor of Assam, took over as Chairman. Under his inspiring leadership the School made tremendous progress on all fronts. His failing health however, compelled him to relinquish this position in 2011, but he continues to guide us as our Chairman Emeritus.
S. Jasbir Singh Bir, the son of Bhai Ragbir Singh Bir, a retired Senior Executive of Burma Shell and Company Director took over as Chairman in 2011. The Managing Board of DPS is constituted by the Atam Science Trust and consists of eminent and talented persons from diverse fields i.e. Education, Management, Finance, Engineering and Design/Construction etc. The managing board has delegated necessary powers and authority to the Executive Director of the school. S. Amarjit Singh, Chief Engineer (Retd) and to the Secretary of the Board, Col (Retd) H S Ahuja, who is a strict administrator with distinguished service record of 35 years in the Army. The school is managed by its Principal Mrs Balvinder Kaur Ahuja, who is dynamic, young and experienced academician for whom her profession is her passion.