Modern School is synonymous with quality education and is a pioneer in mooting all-round development and to foster an all-round growth in its wards. This prestigious temple of education was established in 1920 in a building located in Daryaganj, New Delhi. This precinct found itself embedded in a sprawling mansion that belonged to Lala Sultan Singh. His philanthropic gesture was a result of his son’s vision of an institution par excellence which would be a jugalbandhi of traditional Indian system of education and modern educational techniques. Lala Sultan Singh was a prominent businessman in British-ruled India in the early 1880’s. Khushwant Singh’s articles provide more details on his life. Sultan Singh’s son, Lala Raghubir Singh, founded the school to provide quality education, and to foster all-round growth of a child. Lala Raghubir Singh was the spirit and the soul of the school.