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An Introduction to the Societies
Our Colleges-Doon (P.G.) Paramedical College and Hospital (DPMC&H): Doon (P.G.) College of Agriculture Science and Technology (DCAST); Doon (P.G.) College of Agriculture and Allied Sciences (DCAAS) and Doon Valley College of Education (DVCE), , are being run under two societies, namely Ch. Charan Singh Memorial Educational Society and Maharani Lakshmi Bai Memorial Educational Society.
Ch. Charan Singh Memorial Educational Society, named in the honour of stalwarts Ch. Charan Sigh, was established in 1987 with objective to provide education, research and training to aspiring youth of Uttarakhand and the country in order to increase their employability. The inspiration drawn from untiring and ceaseless endeavor of Ch. Charan Singh’s work gave our societies a dynamic thrust.
Ch. Charan Singh was born on 23rd December, 1902 in a small village ‘Nurpur’ in the Meerut district of Uttar Pradesh in a farmer’s family. He became the Home Minister of India in the Ministry of Shri Morarji Desai on 24th March, 1977 and in 1979, he succeeded Shri Moriarji Desai as the Prime Minister of India and remained on the post till January 1980. He was a philosopher, writer, honest politician, Freedom fighter and an excellent orator. He wrote the famous book, “Nightmare of Indian Economy”.