Manappuram Finance Ltd is a leading non-banking financial company (NBFC) in India. It was founded by the late V.C. Padmanabhan in 1949. Manappuram Finance was first started in Valapad of Thrissur District in Kerala. Its main activity is pawn broking and money lending. Currently, the MD & CEO of Manappuram Finance Ltd is Shri V.P. Nandakumar, son of late V.C. Padmanabhan. It was the first NBFC in Kerala to get the credit rating of ‘MA+’ from ICRA. It was also the first company in Kerala to get the Certification of Registration from Reserve Bank of India for working as a NBFC and in one more things Manappuram Finance Ltd topped was it was one of the very first NBFC to get listed and issued shares in 1995. From then company is making good profits and paying good dividends to their shareholders.
Shri Nandakar the MD and CEO of Manappuram finance Ltd takes the company to a new start in 1986 after his father’s death with multiple branches all over the country and company makes unparalleled growth since then. Still the Manappuram Head office is in Valapad of Thrissur District of Kerala. Today Manappuram gold loan branches are over 3300 in 27 states & UT’s. Manappuram branch network is extensive for its fluent operations.