Welcome to Mala, Kerala!

Mala, often known as Mala Thrissur, is a growing town located in the southern part of Thrissur district in Kerala state, India. It is also known as Mala Trichur or Thrissur Mala or Trichur Mala. Mala is about 40 km towards the north from the present day city of Kochi and approximately 14 Km from Chalakudy, Kodungallur and Irinjalakuda. The name "Mala" is said to have derived from the Hebrew word "Mal-Aha" which means "Center of Refugee". Mala is one of the most popular and important destinations among Keralites. It has a glorious past and a rich cultural heritage where people of all caste and creed came from all parts of the world for business and settlement.

Govt. Industrial Training Institute Mala (Govt. ITI Mala) Thrissur

Mala Govt. ITI, Kuruvilassery, Thrissur

Govt. ITI Mala Thrissur was established in 1983 aiming to impart skilled personnel in the various industrial trades. Mala ITI is situated at Kuruvilassery, a nearby village of Mala Thrissur. ITI Mala is one of the leading ITIs in Kerala and now it has been recognized as centre of excellence.

Religious and Political Harmony of Mala, Kerala

In those ancient periods of Mala, ceremonial sounds from four places of worship (Temple, Synagogue, Mosque, and Church within the Mala town limit) were heard at the same time proclaiming religious unity of people dwelling at Mala and its surroundings. Among developing towns of India, Mala has a prominent position that encompasses a wide range of people from different backgrounds contributing their part as a development measure.

Community Health Centre Puthenchira (CHC Puthenchira Hospital)

Community Health Centre Puthenchira (CHC Puthenchira Hospital)

Puthenchira Community Health Centre (CHC Puthenchira), Thrissur District, Kerala situated just one km away from Puthenchira High School Junction which is easily accessible from any part of the village. It is well known health care and prevention centre to the common people from the nearby areas and villages of Puthenchira Panchayat.

Mohiyuddien Juma Masjid Mala

Mala Mohiyuddien Juma Masjid Mala

Mohiyuddien Juma Masjid Mala which is established in 640 AD (Hijra 60) is one of the oldest mosques in India. It is said that establishing the first mosque was at Kodungallur and second one was at Mala. In the ancient period, this mosque stood as a monument of religious harmony and cultural unity. In those period, ceremonial sounds from four places of worship (Mosque, Synagogue, Church and Temple) were heard at the same time proclaiming religious unity of people dwelling at Mala and surroundings.

Transportation Facilities at Mala

The public and private transport systems are fairly better here compared to the other places in Kerala. Mala has a KSRTC Sub depot, which is situated adjacent to the old Malakadavu. Many buses are plying to different areas of the State. There is also one private bust stand in the town. Major developmental projects are being carried out in this location. The villagers are blessed with a good transport system.

Personalities Mala Thrissur Kerala

Image of Late Leader K. Karunakaran, Mala

It is relevant to explore the prominent personalities of Mala who were involved in social and political work. The history of modern Mala started counting from around 1850. It was Chakkalmattath Kanichai Thomman Ittoop who gave the huge plot known "Padanayar Kottaparampu" and paddy field to the amount of 300 measures to the Carmelite Congregation to start their Monastery.

Malakadavu Mala, Thrissur

Malakadavu Mala, Thrissur

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. It was through this kadavu (jetty) travelers, pilgrims and businessmen came to Mala for trading and establishing their own institutions. In the ancient days as there were no road transportation facilities available, water transport was the main source of transport.

Mala, The Place

Mala Kerala

Mala is the name of a small town in Thrissur district of Kerala, South India. Mala, often known as Mala Thrissur is a developing area, at the southern part of the district. It is also known as Mala Trichur or Thrissur Mala or Trichur Mala. Mala is located about 40kms towards the north from Kochi and 14kms from Chalakudy, Kodungallur and Irinjalakuda. The name "Mala" is considered to be originated from the Hebrew word "Mal-Aha" which means "Center of Refugee".

St. Joseph's Home For The Aged, Puliyilakunnu, Ashtamichira Mala

Address: St. Joseph's Home For The Aged, Puliyilakunnu, Ashtamichira PO, Mala Thrissur, Kerala, India, Pincode-680731

Mala Photo Gallery

Mala Grama Panchayat Cultural centre

Photo Gallery of Malakadavu, Mala Jewish Monument, Puthenchira water falls, Vynthala Oxbow Lake, Athirappilly and Vazhachal Water Falls, Mala Carmel College, Snehagiri English Medium School, Kottackal Soccorso Convent Girls School, Vadama Pambummekkattu Mana, Mala St. Stanislaus Church, Ambazhakadu RC Church, Puthenchira St Mary's Forane Church, Kuzhikattussery Pilgrim Centre, Sampaloor Pilgrim Centre and more. .