Sri E.K. Divakaran Potti, a prominent personality in Malayalam Translation literature born on 28th April, 1918 at Puthenchira an adjacent Village of Mala in Thrissur District. He is a member in Edamana Illam at Puthenchira. E.K. Divakaran Potti was a high school teacher by profession from 1950 to 1973 in the Kizhakkambalam High School. He has died on 23rd July 2005 at his 87th years.
Karuna Bhavan, Mala, Home for the Aged and Infirm, Sisters of the Destitute, Mala, Thrissur. Sisters of the Destitute is anchored on the compassionate of love of Jesus Christ, the Son of God who, though rich, became a poor Destitute in order to share the salvific love of the Heavenly Father with the destitute and the marginalized.
Malakadavu or Mala Kadavu (Mala + kadavu - kadavu means a type of localized boat jetty or small port in local language Malayalam) is considered to be the "Gateway" of ancient Mala.
Azhikode St. Thomas Church also known as Mar Thoma Pontifical Shrine is known as the birth place of the Christianity in India. It's a famous Christian shrine situated at Azhikode, a few km away from Kodungallur town. The main significance of this church is that it is one of the seven churches that have been founded by St.Thomas and obviously the first one. The church has been built on the year 1953 and the church today holds the relic of St.Thomas - a bone from his arm.
Mala Aravindan, a famous Malayalam movie actor and comedian born in Thrissur, Kerala as the eldest son of Ayyappan, an Excise department employee and Ponnamma, a school teacher. Later, Mala Aravindan, migrated his location to Mala and started using the place name along with his name.
Ambookan Kochuvarkey Memorial High School, Poyya, Mala, Thrissur District, Kerala (Poyya AKMHS, Poyya, Mala)situated in calm, serene and healthy surroundings of Poyya village. AKMHS provides a balanced and creative development of their students in curricular, co-curricular activities under the guidance of the experienced, talented teachers.
Mala's historical prominence is interwoven with the culture of Gowdasaraswatha (Konkani) community, who immigrated from Goa in 1560.
Mala enchanted by different rivers, backwaters, small hills and its green palms swaying in the wind and rich paddy fields offers an ideal spot for any tourist. The pilgrim centers, monuments, goddess nature and the must see spots fulfill your eagerness finding new shore in tourism. Mala had inland water ways and rivers connecting main trade centers of Kerala which in turn made an Ancient trade market.
The Civil Supplies Department of the Kerala Government has launched an online system for submission of application forms for new Ration Cards. An applicant has to use the ‘Citizen Login’ on the Civil Supplies website to access the service. After filling in all the details online in Malayalam, a print out of the form has to be submitted along with the relevant documents at the Taluk Supply Office for verification.
State Tourism Department has declared winners of its tourism awards in 3 different categories for the year 2014-2015. It was announced by the government on Dec. 16th Friday, 2016, after verifying the report submitted by judging committee headed by Principal Secretary of Tourism, Kerala.