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Federal Bank Hormis Memorial Foundation

Federal Bank has instituted a public charitable trust by name Federal Bank Hormis Memorial Foundation in 1996 to perpetuate the fond memory of late K. P. Hormis, the founder of the Bank. The Trust is striving hard to inculcate in people better knowledge and awareness in the field of banking through training programmes, focused seminars, awards and so on. The trust and its activities were inaugurated by the then Union Finance Minister Shri. P. Chidambaram at Ernakulam on 18.10.1996.

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Objectives of the trust

  • Eradicating hunger, poverty and malnutrition, promoting preventive healthcare and sanitation and making available safe drinking water
  • Promoting education, including special education and employment enhancing vocation skills, especially among children, women, elderly and differently abled and livelihood enhancement projects.
  • Promoting Gender equality, empowering women, setting up homes and hostels for women and orphans, setting up of old age homes, daycare centers and such other facilities for senior citizens and measures for reducing inequalities faced by socially and economically backward groups.
  • Ensuring environment sustainability, ecological balance, protection of flora and fauna, animal welfare, agro forestry, conservation of natural resources and maintaining quality of soil, air and water.
  • Protection of national heritage, art and culture including restoration of buildings and sites of historical importance and works of art, setting up public libraries, protection and development of traditional arts and handicrafts.
  • Measures for the benefit of armed force veterans, war widows and their dependents.
  • Training to promote rural sports, nationally recognized sports, Paralympics sports and Olympic sports.
  • Contribution to the Prime Minister's National Relief Fund or/and any other fund set up by the Central Government for socio-economic development and relief and welfare of the Scheduled Caste, the Scheduled tribes, other backward classes, minorities and women.
  • Contribution of funds provided to technology incubators located within academic institutions located within academic institutions which are approved by the Central Government.
  • Rural development projects.
  • Slum area development.
  • Provide continuing education and training to persons employed in Banking industry on aspects of banking, finance, economics and management
  • Inculcate better knowledge and awareness on developments in the field of banking and finance among the public at large through conferences and seminars
  • Establish libraries and public information related to banking, finance and economics
  • Establish educational grants / scholarships / awards to deserving students undergoing specialized courses in fields related to banking. (Over a period of time, this Trust has participated in various philanthropic activities for the benefit of the society at large including grant of scholarships for students undergoing various professional courses.)

Trustees of Federal Bank Hormis Memorial Foundation


Smt Grace Koshie

Managing Trustee & Chairman, Federal Bank


Shri. Shyam Srinivasan

Executive Trustee & MD and CEO, Federal Bank


Shri. K Balakrishnan

Trustee & Independent Director, Federal Bank


Shri. A P Hota

Trustee & Independent Director, Federal Bank


Shri. Ashutosh Khajuria

Trustee & Executive Director, Federal Bank


Ms. Shalini Warrier

Trustee & Executive Director, Federal Bank


Sri. Raju Hormis

Trustee, Kulangara Reshma Gardens, Kochi 682028


Smt Anitha P

Trustee, Representing Officers of the Bank


Sri. Mathew George

Trustee, Representing Award Staff of the Bank


Registered Address :
Federal Bank Hormis Memorial Foundation,
Federal Bank Ltd, Corporate Office,
Federal Towers, Aluva, Kerala-683 101
Administrative Office :
Corporate Social Responsibility Department,
4th Floor, Federal Towers,
Marine Drive,
Kerala - 682031

Federal Bank Hormis Memorial Foundation Commemorative Lecture Series


  • Shri. P. Chidambaram (Hon. Union Finance Minister)

         "Indian Banking, New Directions"

  • Shri. S. Venkitaraman (Former Governor, Reserve Bank of India)

        "India and Globalisation"

  • Shri. M. M. Jacob (Governor of Meghalaya)

        "Governance in 21st Century needs a paradigm shift"

  • Shri. Montek Singh Ahluwalia(Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission)

        "Future Reforms in Banking Sector"

  • Dr. V. Kurien (Chairman, Institute of Rural Management, Anand)

"Rural Development Banking - Some Reflections"

  • Shri. N. R. Narayana Murthy Chairman and Chief Mentor, Infosys Technologies Ltd.)

        "Global Capitalism and Modern Corporation: Development in Strategies for Corporate Leadership    Governance & Social Responsibilities"

  • Shri. Arun Jaitley Former Union Minister for Law & Justice and Commerce & Industry)

        "Reforms in Legal Systems Challenges Ahead"

  • Shri. V. Leeladhar (Deputy Governor,Reserve Bank Of India)

        "Taking Banking Services to Common Man-Financial Inclusion"

  • Shri. M. Damodaran (Former Chairman, SEBI)

       "Capital Markets -Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow"

  • Dr. Shashi Tharoor (Former Under Secy. General, United Nations)

       "The Global Financial Crisis and India's Incomplete Transformation"

  • Dr. G. Madhavan Nair (Former Chairman of ISRO)

        "Technological Challenges for National Development"

  • Dr. C. Rangarajan (Chairman of the Prime minister's Economic Advisory Council)

        "The Indian Economy - Prospects and Constraints " 

        "Indian Banking, New Directions"

  • Dr. Arun Shourie (Hon'ble Former Union Minister, Disinvestment, Communication and Information Technology) 

         "Connecting the dots for growth – Reforms Agenda"

  • Dr. Raghuram G Rajan (Governor, Reserve Bank of India) 

         "Financial Sector Reforms in India: The Past and the Future"

  • Shri. Arvind Subramanian (Chief Economic Adviser to the Government of India)

         "Surprises of the Indian Economy"

  • Dr. Viral V Acharya (Deputy Governor, Reserve Bank of India)

        "Why less can be more: The crowding our effects of Government Finance" Click here to view