BRIEF HISTORY OF GREEN LAWN ACADEMY
In 1986, a committee, Green Lawn Academy society, headed by Capt (Retd) H.S. Mahar was formed for imparting the best education to the children of cantonment and adjacent area. Green Lawn Academy, the premier institution in the cantonment area of Doon Valley, was started with the view to impart quality education for the children of the majority of service men ex- servicemen of the Cantonment and adjacent area who otherwise have to go 6-7 kms away for standard education.
In order to serve the fellowmen, Capt H.S. Mahar (Retd)offered his house to run a school, managed by Green Lawn Academy Society. The society was registered under Society registration Act 1860. The school was started with 19 students in class one, under the able guidance of dedicated educationist and Ex Principal Shri N.S. Rana in 1986 who also provided his services as Manager of the Committee. The school progressed adding one class every year successively. The school was functioning in the rented premises of CaptH.S.Mahar(Retd)The school had classes upto class VIII with 450 students, and was recognized by Government of Uttar Pradesh. After the sad demise of Capt H.S. Mahar (Retd)on 3rd February 2001, Lt. Col N.S. Khattri (Retd) took over as President of the Managing Committee and steering the school for a better tomorrow.
The school has the distinction of having dedicated and well qualified staff. The teachers work with discipline and a positive stress for bringing out the best of education potential and physical standards of the young pupils. The school tries to infuse the spirit of better understanding of outside world and to compete in the present society. The school tries to develop the all round personality of the students by imparting modern and standard education. The teaching of moral values and tolerance is stressed at and aim at developing social and communal harmony among students.
In order to progress and embark its credibility, the school had acquired sufficient land in village Jaitanwala and buildings had been raised to accommodate and add senior classes, so that the name of Green Lawn Academy could take a giant leap on the education horizon. Its dream of providing the society, chiseled and well-built young generation is slowly coming true.