Mahila Seva Samaja was established in 1913. It is a registered society incorporated in 1914 under The Mysore Societies Regulation No.III of 1904. The founder was Smt. Parvatiamma Chandrashekar Iyer. The founding members worked for the upliftment of destitute women.The school was started to give education to girls and women, which was noteworthy, as there were hardly any institutions providing education to women at that time.
The school is administered by a managing committee comprising of only women. Most of the members are old students of the school or they are retired members of the staff of the school. All the members work on an honoray basis, as service to the society and eduction of the children.
Mahila Seva Samaja – CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education) wing was established in the year 2006. The school is affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education (www.cbse.nic.in) which functions under the overall supervision and control of the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India.
The institution was founded on the following principles:
- Teaching and training of women for literacy and self reliance.
- Philanthropy - Hospital visits and helping the needy.
- Propaganda - To create awareness of work done for women and children by this institution.
- Setting up suitable premises of their own to carry out their activities.