The Govt. ITI for Women (Vanitha ITI), Chalakudy, established in August 1990 had broken all conventional believes that women cannot work in industries. The institute is located in Chalakudy, Thrissur District, Kerala.
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.