Mathilil is a suburb of Kollam city in the Indian state of Kerala. Located approximately 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) north of Kollam town, it covers an area of 1.5 square kilometres (0.58 sq mi) and has a population of 12,560. Mathilil is a developing area and is now home to educational institutions, a five star hotel, and a number of major real estate ventures.
Opened in 2004, the institute is owned by the Kasthoorba Gandhi Memorial Women’s Charitable Society, which is registered under the Travancore Cochin Charitable Societies Act. About 50 women irrespective of caste, creed or politics are members of the society. This is the only technical training institute in the state run by a womens' organization. There is an intake of 50 students per year.
Places of worship
St Casimir's Church.
Built in 1873, it has undergone several renovations with the present structure completed in 1993. The annual 14-day-long festival of Saint George is held in the month of April.