Valmikis or Balmikis are a subcategory of Hindus. They are mainly living in the states of Punjab, Rajasthan. They may be living in small numbers in small numbers in few neighboring states too. But their concentration is in these places. They are followers of Sage Valmiki. He composed the great epic "Ramayana". Hence Valmikis are proud to follow him and worship him as their god. They name their kids also as "Valmiki" as a form of respect to the great sage. Traaditionally, Valmikis are associated with number of jobs such as agriculture and related tasks. Today their young generation is focusing on education, joining schools and colleges. They believe that will give them a huge social respect and they make sure these young men and women get the right education at the right time. Government is also supporting this by providing good options to them. Based on this, they enter good colleges, getting nice jobs in government and private organizations. Some of them even start their own businesses. In all these jobs, they show the same kind of attention to detail and performance they do in their other jobs and make sure the job is completed perfectly. This is the main reason why they are preferred for many kinds of jobs. Valmiki matrimony process starts when parents of a boy or a girl decide that he / she is ready for marriage, preparing a profile. This profile is then distributed to many others using online website or offline ways. Once the other family looking for a suitable match to their son / daughter sees this, both families meet and discuss the next steps which is marriage. Usually the boy and girl are also allowed to meet, discuss and plan their future.