The Andhra Pradesh Society for Mathematical Sciences(APSMS) was first conceived by Late Prof.N.Ch .Pattabhi Ramacharyulu, Professor Of Mathematics, Regional Engineering College(present NIT), Warangal, and Prof. P.V. Arunachalam, the then Professor of Mathematics, Sri Venkateswara University, Thrupathi, at Bangalore, where both of them were attending an academic programme of two weeks duration in the year 1984. This programme was organized by Prof.N.Rudariah, in the Department of Mathematics, Bangalore University, Bangalore. During the year since its inception, the APSMS has grown in size and important. It has been successively and successfully organizing its annual congresses, providing a forum for research workers, young and old, to present their finding and for reviewing the state of the art in their specialized areas of mathematical sciences besides bringing together academics for camaraderie and intellectual interaction. The society is continuing with the same name even after the division of the states as Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.