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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.

Education at Mala Thrissur, Kerala

Education at Mala Thrissur, Kerala
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.

Shri K. Karunakaran and Mala

Shri K. Karunakaran and Mala
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.

Karingachira Anchalppetty Puthenchira, Mala Thrissur

Image of Anchalpetty and Old Police Station at karingachira, Puthenchira

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.

ADAK Fish Farm Poyya Mala

Agency for Development of Aquaculture, Kerala - ADAK Fish Farm Poyya, Mala, Kerala, established in 1989 with the help of UNDP.

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.

Jesus Training College (JCT) Mala

Jesus Training College Mala, Trissur, Kerala - Mala JCT College, Mala BEd College
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.

MET'S Engineering College Mala

MET's Engineering Mala, Thrissur Kerala
MET'S School of Engineering Mala (MET'S Mala or Mala Engineering College) was established by Mala Education Trust (MET) in 2002. It is accredited by the AICTE and is affiliated to the University of Calicut. MET'S Engineering situates just 3 km away from Mala town, built over a sprawling twenty seven acre lush green land, built up area of 80,000 sq. ft. serene and exquisite landscaping enhances the conclusiveness of the place to academic pursuits of learning and research.

E.K. Divakaran Potti, Puthenchira

Divakaran Potti honored by Gramika
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.

Thomson Medical Centre Mala

Thomson medical centre Mala Thrissur
Thomson Medical Centre Mala Thrissur, one of the popular medical institution situated in the heart of Mala town, strive to create a healthy and delighted generation to the community. It was started on 28th February, 2000 as a Polyclinic in a small premise opposite to Mala Police Station aimed to cater services for middle class and below. Currently Thomson Medical Centre is a well known healthcare centre facilitate all the major medical facilities.

Mala Aravindan - Famous Malayalam Movie Actor And Comedian

Mala Aravindan - Movie artist, comedian, drama artist, Mala, Vadama, Thrissur, Kerala

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.

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