Welcome to the official website of the The Diocese of Ahmedabad, Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church also known as the Indian Orthodox Church. The Diocese of Ahmedabad came into existence vide Kalpana No 93/2009 dated March 2,.2009 of His Holiness Moran Mar Baselios Marthoma Didymus-1, Catholicose of the East & Malankara Metropolitan. The new Diocese was carved out of the Dioceses of Bombay, Calcutta and Delhi and consists of 35 parishes and congregations, situated in the states of Gujarat, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Sultanate of Oman in the Arabian Gulf.
His Holiness assumed the charge as the Metropolitan of the new Diocese and His Grace Geevarghese Mar Coorilos, Metropolitan of Bombay Diocese was appointed as the Assistant Metropolitan of the Diocese.
The first General Body meeting of the new Diocese of Ahmedabad was held on June 19,.2009 under the Presidentship of HG Geevarghese Mar Coorilose at St Marys Orthodox Syrian Church, Ahmedabad. The meeting was attended by priests and lay representatives representing various parishes in the Diocese.