The Muthoot family is one of the foremost business houses in South India. The family has interests in various sectors of business varying from Financial Services to Media. The founder of the Muthoot Group was Ninan Mathai Muthoot, from whom the business house was later taken over by his son, M. George Muthoot. The family traces its roots to the small town of Kozhencherry in Central Travancore.
The Muthoot family are Christians belonging to the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church, and is one of the most influential members among the Christian community in Kerala. M. G. George Muthoot, the third son of M. George Muthoot became the Trustee of the Malankara Orthodox Church in March 2007.
India Today rated the Muthoot Family among the most influential business houses in Kerala. Dhanam (Wealth), a business magazine in Kerala, also rated Muthoot as one of the foremost business families of Kerala.
The Muthoot M. George Charitable Trust reaches over 20,000 people in need of assistance every year. The Trust is engaged in various activities such as Disaster Relief, Community Development and Social Welfare.
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