The St.Thomas Church of Ambazhakkadu had centuries old background as it was built in 300 AD. It was the fulfillment of a cherished dream of a group of people inspired by St.Thomas. The place in which the church now stands was donated by a "Namboothiri" (Brahmin) of Ambazhakkadu Mana hence it got it's name "Ambazhakkadu". This itself shows the unity and mutual understanding that prevailed among different castes in the ancient period.
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.
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.
Malakadavu or Mala Kadavu (Mala + kadavu - kadavu means a type of localized boat jetty or small port in local language Malayalam) is considered to be the "Gateway" of ancient Mala. It was through this kadavu (jetty) travelers, pilgrims and businessmen came to Mala for trading and establishing their own institutions. In the ancient days as there were no road transportation facilities available, water transport was the main source of transport.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Holy Grace school situated outskirts of Mala town, in Thrissur district, Kerala. The Management of Holy Grace Academy Kuruvilassery, Valiyaparmbu Mala claims it is "the School with a difference". In-fact one who realize the differences shown in the past we admire and appreciate them because of their performances. When they started Holy Grace Academy, their philosophy was new to the village people, now follows many.