While one facet of charity involves uplifting those not yet empowered, another facet must include the active undoing of these man-made imperfections. Because we as individuals normally lack the drive and resolve to fight injustices on our own, government safety nets provide a passive way for normal citizens to contribute, even if trivially, to the undoing of such societal injustices.
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.
Al Azhar Central School, Mala, Thrissur is a popular CBSE Senior Secondary School started in June 2003 and located at Paranattukunnu, Mala - Puthenchira Road hardly 1.5 km away from Mala town. Al Azhar Central School, Mala a co-curriculum school caters CBSE syllabus from KG-I to Plus Two.
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.
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.
St. Antony's Higher Secondary School Mala Thrissur (St. Antony's HSS Mala Thrissur), a prominent school situated just opposite to St. Stanislaus Forane Church Mala (Mala RC Church). The school aims at the total development of the integrated personality of each individual. Looking forward to this end, the school caters to the varied demands of academic, moral, psychological, physical needs of the students.
The rare remnants of Jewish Settlement in Mala will attract any tourists of aesthetic mind. In ancient period Mala street was known after Jews and it was called "Jews Street Mala". In 1948, when Israel was formed, the Jews left this place and back to their mother land. There is currently no Jewish community left in Mala. The charm and splendor of synagogue of the Mala Jewish Community with its beautiful carvings in a variety of patterns speak volumes about their artistic skill and culture. There is also a Jewish Cemetery which exudes memories of Ancestors of Mala Jewish Community.
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.
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.
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.