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.
Fr. Joseph Vithayathil was a Diocesan Priest, Spiritual director of Bl. Mariam Thresia and the co-founder of the Congregation of Holy Family (CHF). His deep faith, trust in God, integrity and honesty made him a holy priest. His wisdom, Spiritual vision and prudence enabled him to discern the working of the Holy Spirit in the life of Bl. Mariam Thresia. His Pastoral commitment and zeal for Christianization of families made him a father (Pithavu) to all with out caste and creed.
A bit of land amidst the serene waters of Chalakudy river, near Kundoor, only 9 km from Mala Town "Paythuruth" is a fascinating experience. Abundantly blessed by nature with agriculture products and green vegetation this island gives a bird's eye view of "God's own contry". It is one of the rare islands where of this kind where we get pure drinking water.
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.
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.
Anchalpetty and the Police Outpost building at Karingachira in Puthenchira. The Anchalpetty at Karinguchira remind us to retrace an Era of Kings and Queens, slaves and palaces. Anchalpetty was the primitive method of sending postal articles from one place to another through a bearer, who runs speedily through the available roads. The "Anchal Runner" wears a special uniform and hold an iron rod in his hand; he also wears bells around his waste. When the Anchal man is on the run, everybody on the road should give way to the runner.
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.
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.
Kerala Agro Machinery Corporation Ltd. (KAMCO) was established in the year 1973 as a wholly owned subsidiary of Kerala Agro Industries Corporation Ltd. (KAIC), Thiruvananthapuram, for manufacture of agricultural machinery specifically Power Tillers and Diesel Engines. Subsequently KAMCO became a separate Govt. of Kerala undertaking in 1986. Paid up capital is Rs. 161 lakh Present Net Worth of the Company is Rs. 6014.14 lakh. Total work force at present is 567 Certified for ISO 9001 - 2000 version from September 2002.
Saraswathy Vidyalayam, Poopathy, a CBSE English Medium school started functioning in 2000 aiming co-educational curriculum to all sectors of society. Being a member of Bharatheeya Vidyanikethan, Saraswathy Vidyalayam, Poopathy meets all expectation as s model school that accepts all sectors of the society. It conducts classes for LKG to Senior Secondary level. Saraswathy Vidyalayam upholds Indian Philosophy, tradition and heritage in all its activities.