Arya Samaj (Central) Chennai was established in 1914 to spread the message of Vedas and to propagate the vision of Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati. It was formed with the purpose of improving the lives of its members and general public through understanding the Vedic way of life. It empowers us through discovery of our self, our goals and how we behave with those around us. The empowerment of each individual, society, nation and world is the eventual goal.
Arya Samaj has always been active in Education because childhood is the most impressionable age for learning. Thus, Arya Samaj Central is the parent body for the DAV Group of Schools in Chennai. There are currently 10 schools with over 16,000 students in this Group.
There are 3 Arya Samaj within Arya Samaj Central. These are in Gopalapuram, Triplicane and Sowcarpet.