Congregation of Carmelites of Mary Immaculate (CMI)

The CMI Congregation. Mithradham is an educational institution belonging to the Congregation of Carmelites of Mary Immaculate (CMI). It is the first indigenous religious congregation in the Catholic Church of India founded in 1831. At present nearly 3000 CMI members serve in 27 countries in 922 educational, 298 pastoral, 135 social & cultural and 405 other centers. (

CMI Sacred Heart (S.H.) Province

Mithradham is managed by a Trust under the CMI S.H. Province. The CMI Sacred Heart (S.H.) Province was established at Rajagiri, Kalamassery, Kochi in 1953. Nearly 350 members of the province serve in 80 institutions around the world.(

Sacred Heart ( S.H.) College

Mithradham was established in 1996 by S.H. Monastery at Chunangamveli attached to the Sacred Heart ( S.H.) College ( estd. 1944) at Thevara, Kochi. It is an Arts and Science College under the CMI S.H. Province which has received autonomous status under the M. G. University, Kerala . The College has 14 departments which offers graduate, post-graduate and research programs. ( )

VEV Germany

VEV, a charitable society registered in Stuttgart, Germany in 1995 has a played a very prominent role in the realization of Renewable Energy Centre, Mithradham. VEV coordinates all the activities in Germany connected to Mithradham and is involved in planning and execution of international training programs conducted at Mithradham. (


Rottenburg-Stuttgart, a catholic Diocese in Germany has played a major role in the realization of Mithradham. The Diocese, established in 1828, has a separate Department for World Church which has shared its mantle in difficult times for the establishment and growth of Mithradham. (


Kindermissionswerk (estd.1846), a German children relief organization of the catholic church which runs projects on all continents has supported the establishment of the Mithradham Centre. (

European Union

The European Union has supported the establishment of the main building of Mithradham. (

Project Partners

Mithradham function as a concrete model for sustainable living and development by providing an institutional structure for demonstration,
education and training in environment and renewable energy.