Shri Durgaprasad Saraf College of Arts & Applied Sciences was established on 03-09-1975 byM/s. Ferro Alloys Corporation Ltd., Shreeramnagar, under the aegis of Shreeram Vidyapeeth (Regd.) in the name of its founder and visionary Shree Durgaprasadji. In the year 1977, a new campus with palatial buildings, well equipped laboratories Library and reading room facilities was created. The campus was located on a 18.52 acre plot in calm and quiet surroundings with an imposing hill as a backdrop and a mango garden by its side providing shade and beauty to the campus.
Library: SDS Autonomous College is a treasure trove of knowledge which houses a vast and comprehensive collection of more than 21,000 books covering all aspects of academic studies materials. It subscribes 10 English & Telugu Newspapers, 45 periodicals . The well-equipped reference section of the library has a rich collection of encyclopedias, dictionaries, Hand books, Micro films and reference books. The college brings out its own journal and magazine from time to time.