Welcome to Mala, Kerala!

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.

Muziris Heritage Project

Muziris Heritage Project
Muziris Heritage project is a project that has been started by the Kerala Government. The aim of the project is to showcase the cultural and historical value of the Muziris which is considered as a legendary port. There are numerous monuments in this area that showcases the architectural marvel of the previous eras and that also brings to the light about the Historical growth.

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.

Vijayagiri Public School (CBSE) Annallur, Ashtamichira, Mala, Thrissur Kerala

Vijayagiri Public School, Annallur Ashtamichira, Mala, Mukundapuram, Kerala (Vijayagiri CBSE School, Annallur Ashtamichira, Mala)

Vijayagiri Public School, Annallur, Mala is located 8 km far from Mala Town, established with a vision of providing quality education to students from all level of the society. The Vijayagiri Public School, Annallur has been affiliated to (CBSE). Vijayagiri Public School is dedicated to provide world class educational facilities to the students and offers education from classes KG, 1st to Class XII.

Al Azhar Central School, Mala, Thrissur

Al Azhar Public English Medium School Mala

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.

Mala Thrissur at a Glance

Mala Thrissur at a Glance - Image of Mala Grama Panchayat Building

Mala Grama Panchayat is a Special Grade Panchayat consisting the following villages: Kuruvilassery Mala, Vadama Mala, Vadakumbhagam Mala, and Annalloor Mala. Boundaries of Mala Thrissur: Aloor Grama Panchayat (North); Annamanada Grama Panchayat, Chalakudy Municipality, Kadukutty Grama Panchayat (East); Kuzhur Grama Panchayat, Poyya Grama Panchayat (South); Puthenchira Grama Panchayat (West)

Ambookan Kochuvarkey Memorial High School, Poyya (Poyya AKMHS)

AKMHSS Poyya, Mala Trissur, Kerala
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.

Soccorso Convent School, Kottakkal, Mala (CGHSS, Kottackal, Mala)

Mala Soccorso Convent School - View from Main road of Mala
Kottakkal Soccorso Convent School was founded in 1949, as a fulfilment of long wish of the people who resided nearby locations of Mala. It was under the supervision of Sr. Fabiola who become the first headmistress of the Soccorso School Mala. Soccorso school is under the management of Udaya Provincial, Irinjalakuda, Kerala a unit of CMC (Congregation of Mother of Carmel). Soccorso Convent High School is a well-respected and successful school with a proven record of high academic standards.

Govt. Industrial Training Institute Mala (Govt. ITI Mala) Thrissur

Mala Govt. ITI, Kuruvilassery, Thrissur
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.

Jewish Monument - Synagogue and Cemetery - Mala Thrissur, Kerala

Mala jewish Synagogue inside view, Thrissur Kerala
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.

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.