Andhra Mahila Sabha, a charitable and service oriented organization was founded by Dr Smt Durgabai Deshmukh in the year 1948 with a noble vision to service the poor and the needy, specially women. Smt Durgabai, the renowned freedom fighter, a true Gandhian, a woman with a vision for women-welfare. The AMS today with its various wings of schools, colleges and hospitals stands as a testimony to the conviction and dedication of the great lady transforming her vision into the reality
She started a Nursing home on a humble note with just 15 beds in 1962 in Hyderabad with an objective to serve the poor. This small inception has blossomed into a full fledged multi-speciality hospital with over 200 beds, called Durgabai Deshmukh Hospital and Research Centre, under the umbrella of Andhra Mahila Sabha.