Territorial Leaders: Colonels Yaqoob Masih & Sumitra Masih (1st June 2021)

Territorial Commander: Colonel Yaqoob Masih (1st June 2021)
Territorial President of Women's Ministries: Colonel Sumitra Masih (1st June 2021)
Chief Secretary: Lieut-Colonel Masilamony Stalin (1st November 2021)
Territorial Secretary for Women's Ministries: Lieut-Colonel Y. S. Kezial Stalin (1st November 2021)


Territorial Headquarters:

India Central Territory
31 (15) Ritherdon Road, Vepery
Chennai - 600 007, Tamil Nadu, South India

Postal address: PO Box 453, Vepery, Chennai 600 007
Tel address: Salvation Chennai 600 007;

Telephone: [91] (044) 433 68686

India Central Territory comprises of three regions - North Tamil Nadu (Madras - Chennai), Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana (now separated from Andhra Pradesh). The Salvation Army work was commenced at Vijayawada in Andhra Pradesh in 1895 by Staff Captain Abdul Aziz, a person of Muslim background, with his friend Mahanada. Captain Abdul Aziz attended a  revival meeting led by Captain Henry Bullard in 1884 at Bangalore, and subsequently dedicated himself to being a Salvation Army officer. The territory was named the India Central Territory in 1992, with its headquarters at Madras (Chennai).

States included in the territory: Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Telangana

'The Salvation Army' in Tamil : Ratchania Senai; in Telugu: Rakshana Sinyamu

Languages in which the gospel is preached : English, Tamil, Telugu

Periodicals: Daily Devotional, Home League Magazine; Udyogasthudu; Yovana Veerudu; Yudha Dwani