About US


PRAVASIMATRIMONY(www.pravasimatrimony.org) is a catholic matrimonial service provided by MARTHOMAMARGAM an official media wing of the Shamshabad Syro Malabar Diocese in association with Syro Malabar Church Internet Mission (SMCIM). It is part of the pastoral initiatives taken by our Diocese to reach out to its faithful world-wide with various pastoral and spiritual services using the new medium of internet. The Internet Mission benefits mostly the members of the Syro-Malabar migrant Community all over India, who have moved to other parts of India in search of a living. The matrimonial service directly benefits young men and women who are seeking suitable life-partner from their own faith and community to start a Christian family. Parents, who are eagerly searching for good brides and grooms for their sons and daughters can also make use of this service.


“Shamshabad” is a small town where the Hyderabad International Airport is situated. The meaning of the word shamsha is “sunshine”. It is 25 Km away from Hyderabad city and 35 Km from Secunderabad. This new diocese has the faithful, spread all over India in 23 states, 4 union territories including 2 islands of India. Hence the Diocese of Shamshabad is the biggest among the Catholic Dioceses of India. The new diocese has a total of 120,000 Catholics, spread in almost 100 Cities of India and 120 priests serve them.


Experiencing the vastness of the areas outside the Proper Territory, it was found opportune to divide the whole area into ten regions on the basis of language, culture, geographical considerations. The following is the division of 23 States, 4 Union Territories including 2 islands. I. Southern Region
1. 1. Andhra Pradesh
2. 2. Telangana (Excluding Adhilabad)
II. South-Central Region
3. 1. Goa
4. 2. Maharashtra (Excluding Chandha and Kalyan)
5. 3. Karnataka (Excluding Belthangady, Bathravathi, Mandya)
III. Central Region
6. 1. Madhya Pradesh (Excluding Sagar, Satna and Ujjain)
7. 2. Chhattisgarh (Excluding Jagdalpur)
8. 3. Odisha
IV. Western Region
9. 1. Gujarat (Excluding Rajkot)
10. 2. Rajasthan
11. 3. Daman and Diu
12. 4. Dadra Nagar Haveli

V. Eastern Region
13. 1. West Bengal
14. 2. Bihar
15. 3. Jharkhand

VI. North-Eastern Region
16. 1. Meghalaya
17. 2. Mizoram
18. 3. Manipur
19. 4. Nagaland
20. 5. Tripura
21. 6. Sikkim
22. 7. Assam
23. 8. Arunachal Pradesh

VII. Northern Region
24. 1. Uttarakhand (Excluding Bijnor)
25. 2. Uttar Pradesh (Excluding Bijnor, Gorakhpur and Faridabad)

VIII. Island Region

26. 1. Lakshadweep
27. 2. Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Bank Payment Information
Account Number : 0413053000009472
Accunt name : Marthomamargam
Bank Name : South Indian Bank
Branch : Diamond Point
Bank IFSC : SIBL0000413
Address : Director,Pravasimatrimony,
Infant Jesus Church
H.No.9-2-654, Opp.St.Francis Intermediate College,
St.Francis Street, Regimental Bazar, 500025.