Established in 1995, Holy Cross Institute of Management and Technology (HCIMT) has been delivering quality education, training and professional certification that serves the needs of hospitality, fashion, social work and other allied sectors. The institute is owned and managed by the International Catholic Women's Religious Congregation of Sisters of Mercy of the Holy Cross, a member institute to the registered society of Kerala. The Holy Cross Sisters Society was founded in Switzerland in 1856 by a young dynamic visionary - Fr. Theodosius Florentini OFM Cap, who was titled by the Swiss Government as teacher of the youth and a great philanthropist. Mother Maria Theresa Scherer, the co- foundress was a daring woman who had a total quality and service personality to care for the poor and work for the progress of the society. She is known as the "Mother of the poor". The motto of our congregation is "Need of the time is the will of God". The society has 987 establishments in 17 countries.
The Holy Cross Society of India has been serving the citizens of our country since 1894 in the fields of sustainable developments. The areas of our service are: Social welfare. Social service. Agricultural research- (KVK) Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Health care. Empowerment of women. Hostels, Education: college, schools. Nursing college, Vocational Training etc. In works of Mercy - Orphanages, Homes for the aged, AIDS patients' rehabilitation centers. Legal aid cells. Residence