Koratty is a census town in Thrissur district in the Indian state of Kerala.Koratty is also famous for its industrial units. Vaigai Thread Processors Ltd. (formerly J&P Coats, Jamuna Threads & Madura Coats and Coats Viella (I) Ltd. etc.). Another major industry is in Public Sector under the control of Government of India - Government of India Press, Koratty (GIPK). It is the one and only Indian Government controlled press in Kerala. Earlier it has been proposed to convert it into a security press for the printing of Stamp Papers and Postal Stamps etc.Other industries like Carborandum Universal, Kerala Chemicals & Proteins Ltd (KCPL) are also located here.
Tourism & Pilgrimage Travel:
Koratty is one of the biggest Marian/Christian/Catholic pilgrimage travel destination of Kerala in India.Korattymuthy Shrine is a Pilgrimage centre in Kerala. It is also known as the Lourdes of Kerala. Korattymuthy-Our Lady with Poovan Bananas is the well known name for Holy Mary or Mother Mary here. Devotees from all over the World visit Koratty annually. Every year the Feast of Koratty Muthy will commence on 1st Sunday after October 10. The flag for the feast will be hosted on the previous Wednesday. Yacob T.R, Yacob, is a famous Social Worker.