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Indian Provinces

3 provinces

  • South Indian province present in Kerala & Tamil Nadu
  • Central Indian province present in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala , Orissa , Jharkhand & Goa
  • North Indian Province present in UP, MP, Jammu Kashmir,Maharashtra, Meghalaya & Assam.





Central Indian Province

In the year 1970 the first house was opened in Kamagere village in Karnataka State and thereafter many houses were opened. Community Health was the main focus in all the houses.

In 1990 on October 17th the Central Indian Province was officially erected comprising of the States of Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh. Today it is spread further to the States of Goa, Kerala, Orissa and Jharkhand. The Province has 148 members who are qualified in various ministries. There are 26 branch houses with various mission and ministries distributed as follows.

In Andhra - 4
In Karnataka - 18
In Orissa - 1
In Kerala - 1
In Goa - 1
In Jharkhand - 1

The main ministries are:

  • Health Care
  • Education
  • Social ministry


Leadership: Present Province Administration Team from 2017

Sr. Valsa Kumblankal
Provincial Leader

Sr. Helena Peedikaparambil
Vice Provincial

Sr. Fatima Puthenthoppil

Sr. Jobina Ambattu

Sr. Shiny Jose

Sr. Lourd Joseph

Sr. Arul Mary


Sr. Valsa Kumblankal: Provincial Leader



Present Administration Team    




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Holy cross Provincialate
Medico Social Centre
Maruthi Nagar 1st Main
Madivala, Bangalore 560068

Tel.: 080- 2563 0074 (Secretary)