The first Central Pastoral Coordination Council meeting was held on 3rd December, 2015 at Nagpur. About 50 members from different regions from India, attended the meeting. Mar Raphael Thattil, Apostolic Visitator inaugurated the meeting and introduced and explained the scope of the council. He read out the decree regarding the formation of the Council and also regarding the appointment of Fr. Francis Eluvathingal as the Coordinator General and Fr. Thomas Karamel MST as the Finance Officer of Santhom Mission India. Council meeting took up many points regarding the proposed functioning, scope of activities etc. Fr. Joseph Pulavelil MST welcomed the council members to the meeting.