Lourdes Matha Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology is governed by a board consisting of 29 members. His Grace Mar Joseph Perumthottam, the Archbishop of Changanassery is the Patron and spiritual guide of the Institute. As flag bearers of excellence in professional education in south kerala, ‘Lourdes Matha Catholic Education Society’ was given birth the initiative of Rev. Fr. Joseph Kurinjiparampil, present Proto- Syncellus of Changanacherry Archdiocese with the encouragement and association of a few Syrian Catholic Parishoners in Thiruvananthapuram, who have left indelible imprints in the segment of education and with the blessings and patronage of His Grace Mar Joseph Powathil, the then Archbishop of Changanacherry. Lourdes Matha Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology established by the ‘Lourdes Matha Catholic Education Society’ has been approved by the Govt. of Kerala an All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) vide order No: 06/06/KER/HMCT/2004/001 dated 15/06/2006 and affiliated to the University of Kerala.
The College has a spacious campus of 25 acres, at Kuttichal, a rustics village in the outskirts of Thiruvananthapuram city, hardly 24 km away from it. The scenic beauty and virgin surroundings of the picturesque lush green rubber plantations in the back drop of misty Western Ghats and the serene, tranquil hillock provides a perfect environment for harmonious study.
The Society is governed by a Governing Board consisting of 25 members. His Grace Mar Joseph Perumthottam, the Archbishop of Changanacherry is the Patron and Spiritual Guide and Rev.Fr. Jose Viruppel, Vicar, Lourdes Forane Church, Thiruvananthapuram is the President.
His Grace Mar Joseph Perumthotam
Rev.Fr. Jose Viruppel