Arjunganj Vidya Mandir was founded by the untiring efforts of late Shri Dayanand Yadav. Shri Dayanand Yadav was an eminent social leader; a political leader, Gram Pradhan for 24 years in succession, and a philanthropist. Born in a rural surrounding in Ahiran Dhakhwa, Gosainganj, Lucknow. He worked, throughout life, for the upliftment of weaker sections of society and progress of rural areas around him. He considered education as a medium of social change.