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.
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.
In those ancient period of Mala Thrissur, 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 surroundings of Mala.
Jesus Training College Mala (JTC Mala or BEd College Mala), is a self financing B. Ed college, affiliated to the University of Calicut and approved by Southern Regional Committee National Council for Teacher Education, Bangalore. JTC Mala is the brainchild of His Excellence RT. Rev. Dr. James Pazhayattil, Bishop of Irinjalakuda. The college was formally inaugurated by His Excellency on 15th June 1995.
Vynthala Oxbow Lake of "Kanichan thura" (thura means lake in the local language Malayalam) at Vynthala a neighboring place of Mala. The Oxbow lakes are that naturally formed adjacent to the river and in the shape ox-bow is called "Oxbow lake". The rivers that are coming from the mountain take diversion and assume the shape of English letter "U" in some parts of plane area.
Mala St. Stanislaus Forane Church reputed to be the only one after Stanislaus Cosco in the whole of India was built in 1840. Excellence in architectural grandeur is its prime attraction. Mala St. Stanislaus Forane Church is also known for the peace and solace that believers attain.
Shri K. Karunakaran, popularly known as "leader" and respected administrator has contributed much to the development to Mala as well as the State. Shri K. Karunakaran was born on July 5, 1918 at Chirackkal in Kannur District to Shri Thekkedathu Ravunni Marar and Smt. Kannoth Kalyani Amma. Shri Karunakaran took initiative to form a unity of the workers in Sitharam Mills, Thrissur and formed a new trade union named Indian National Trade Union Congress (INTUC) at May, 1947. It becomes one of the largest trade union in India having over 4 million membership today.
Government Ayurveda Hospital Puthenchira situated at 6 km away from Mala town and a half km from "Puthenchira Sadanam" / "Saanthi Nagar Puthenchira". It was started in 1986 as an Ayurveda Dispensary with the facility of one Ayurveda Doctor and a few associated staffs. Later, in 1991, it has been upgraded as a 20 bedded hospital provided all the necessary amenities including "Panchakarma" specialist treatment under the supervision of Panchakarma specialist Doctor.
MIL Controls Limited, a German KSB Group company has been a pioneer manufacturer of control valves, level instruments and accessories for nearly two decades. MIL Controls Limited started commercial production in 1984. It was originally known as Masoneilan (I) Limited.
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.