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  • Email:-apsdanapur@gmail.com


SCHOOL INFORMATION (As on 01 AUG 2020)

Name of the School :Army Public School, Danapur Cantt.
Postal Address :Danapur Cantt, Patna (Bihar) - 801503
Email :apsdanapur@gmail.com
Tele No:06115-221840
Mobile No:8709341775 (office)
Website :www.apsdanapur.com
Year of Affiliation with CBSE :
Senior Secondary Science Stream :2002-03
Commerce Stream :2006-07
Humanities Stream :2012-13
Affiliation Number :380038
Affiliation valid upto :31 Mar 2021
Year of Establishment02 April 1993 under the aegis of AWES in Re-appropriated Arrah Brk No 03
The Controlling FmnBRC, Danapur Cantt & J & B Sub Area, Danapur Cantt

History of Arrah Barrack

(1)Danapur cantonment is the oldest existing cantt of the Indian Sub Continent established in 1765. It was earlier called Bankipore Cantt which is shifted to Danapur inn 1767-68. Its first commander was Robert Barker.
(2)It was the Largest cantt under Bengal which accommodated two batteries, under commandant LLYOD: I. An European Artillery and, II. A Native Infantry Regiment.
(3)The Indian Sepoys of Native Infantry was formed by the men mainly from Arrah, the HQ of Shahabad District.
(4)The Historic Arrah Barracks are one of the Longest Barrackss in the world. The contruction actually started in 1773 and continued for 43 years. Finally in 1816 it was ready for occupancy by His majesty's 10th Regiment.
(5)The construction of Arrah Barracks was in part financed by the Raja of Arrah. The Raja was compelled to provide the labour force for construction. Since Raja of Arrah Financed these Barracks and majority of Sepoys belonged to Arrah the name Arrah Barracks was appended to this building.
(6)During long course of its existence, the barracks were used as troop quarters, hospital ward during world war II, office room, officer's living quarters, magazine depot, kit store, flag room officer's mess, lock-up, records and venue of parking military transport.
(7)With this long corridors, arched doors, high roofs supported by massive Burma teak wood beams and lavish gardens, the barracks are sight for sore eyes.