Mala has number of educational institutions from the Preschools up to Post-graduation level. Besides number of schools and colleges, Mala Trichur obtained some prominent places in the higher education field such as Engineering college, BEd College, MBA College. Mala in the ancient period had rich heritage in the field of Education. Even in the Ancient period, there were efficient scholars and writers in the surrounding areas and the prominent among them were Jesuit fathers. The first printing press in Thrissur District was at Sampaloor and it was started by around 1580, by Jesuit Fathers.
Carmel College Mala (Woman's College Mala), a first grade college for women under Calicut University stands nestled in an idyllic locale - walkable distance to Mala town - established in 1981 by CMC (Congregation of the Mother of Carmel) Sisters with innumerable support of well wishers. The serene atmosphere makes Mala Carmel College an ideal place for the pursuit of knowledge. Here one is constantly conscious of the Divine presence, and this perfect blend between the spiritual and the intellectual, helps in the integrated development of the student.
Agency for Development of Aquaculture, Kerala - ADAK Fish Farm Poyya, Mala, Kerala, established in 1989 with the help of UNDP. ADAK Poyya is spread over 58.71 hectares with net pond area of 39.15 ha at scenic, back water location of Poyya Mala. Model Shrimp farm and Training Centre Poyya, The Brackishwater Shrimp Farm, Poyya is located at Poyya Panchayat, Pallippuram Village of Kodungallur Taluk in Thrissur district.
Having adequate health care is extremely important to people. This is especially true in the area of medicine and the delivery of health care services at Mala. Mala has different types of health care system provided by Govt. and private organization.
Pambummekkattu Mana, is a famous Temple devoted to Serpent Gods, situates at Vadama very close to Mala Town. It is believed that the divine presence of "Vasuki" and "Nagayakshi" are there in the "Kizhakkini" of Pambummekkattu Mana. Pambummekkattu Mana is the most famous Serpent worship centre in Kerala. The Pambummekattu lllam (also known as Mana) stands in Vadama village, a part of Mukundapuram Taluk in Thrissur District, Kerala. The nearest railway station is 10 km away at Chalakudy.
Snehagiri Society Mala Thrissur was founded and registered in the year 1979. It is situated about 4 km away from Mala town, registered under Charitable Societies Act, with independent legal status. Snehagiri, which means "Love Hill" is the name of the community they established. Currently about 500 families of the locality which took its name from a nucleus of about 25 families built a housing complex of that name in an area of about 5 acres of land.
Mala was the pet constituency of the former Chief Minister of Kerala, Sri.K.Karunakaran and he made it his way to the State Assembly, a number of times. The famous comedian of the Malayalam film industry Sri.Mala Aravindan is from Ambazhakadu, Mala.
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. Aravindan started his film career in 1968 movie Sindhooram, directed by Balakrishnan.
Holy Child Convent English Medium School founded in 1979 at Painattukara village then known as Mullankuzhy and now popularly known as Snehagiri (Love hill), a place near Kottackal Monastery. The school is administered by Udaya Provincial, Irinjalakuda Diocese. Holy Child Convent School is a successful school serving in education sector more than three decades.
Address: St. Joseph's Home For The Aged, Puliyilakunnu, Ashtamichira PO, Mala Thrissur, Kerala, India, Pincode-680731