Malappuram was the military head quarters from ancient times

    Malappuram district is composed of portions of the erstwhile Palakkad and Kozhikode districts. There are 6 Public sector enterprises in the district. KELTRON Kuttippuram, KSRTC Regional Workshop Edappal, Edarikode Textiles, Kerala Electrical and Allied Engineering Company are in the Government sector and MALCOTEX and KELTEX are in the co-operative sector. There are 15,691 MSME units in the district as on March 31, 2016 with the total investment of INR 1,03,012.25 Lakhs. These units have provided employment to 57,115 persons. The important industry sectors in the district are, Wood Based Units, Agro & Food units, Building Materials, Paper Based Industries, Light and General Engineering units, Readymade Garments, Plastic units, Ayurvedic Medicines, PU Chapels units, Printing units and Service Enterprises.

      Key Statistics Total No. of Industrial units 12055 Micro 11431 Small 610 Medium 14
    Total Cropped area 237860 ha  
    Major agriculture item Rice, Arecanut, Coconut, Banana and Plantain, tapioca, Rubber, mango, Betal leaves, Jack
    Forest ; 103417 ha
    Gross irrigated 43322 ha
    Net irrigated area 30204 ha
      Prominent Sectors The important Industry sector in the district are:
    • The important Industry sector in the district are:
    • Wood based units
    • Agro & Food units
    • Building materials
    • Paper based industries
    • Light and general Engineering units
    • Readymade garments
    • Plastic units
    • Ayurvedic medicines
    • Printing units
    • Service enterprises
      Prominent Investors
    Sl. No Unit Name Unit Address
    1 Parison Food Pvt. Ltd., Kinfra Techno Industrial Park , Kakkenchery, Malappuram
    2 Sunder Wheat Roll Mill Kakkenchery,  Chelembra P.O.
    3 Unipuip Agro Industries Kinfra Food Park , Kakkenchery
    4 Zhai Tyre India Pvt. Ltd. Ayikarapadi.,  Pulikkal P.O
    5 Nalakath Granites Perinthalmanna.
    6 Priya Instant Foods Aliparamba, Perithalmanna.
    7 Collagen Marine Products Kakkadampoyil, Nilambur.
    8 Munduvayil Coconut Processing Unit Chungathara.
    9 P.K Woods Nilambur.
    10 Popees Kids Wear Wandoor, Nilambur.
    11 Malayil Food Park Kodur,  Malappuram

Brief History of the District Location and Geographical area Administrative Division Demography Major Resources Industrial Scenario Educational Institutions