The Government Polytechnic, Hangal. Dist: Haveri had been established by Government of Karnataka in the year 2007-08 vide GO No:ED 123: YOYOKA/2007 Dated: 03-05-2007 to meet the needs of meritorious rural students. This institution is imparting quality technical education to meritorious rural youth. This polytechnic exploits the rural talents through technical education and need based training programmes.
Our institution is located in Hangal Taluk of Haveri district. Hangal is a small town with a population of 26,000. The main occupation of people is agriculture. The main crops cultivated are Maize, Jowar, Paddy, Ragi, Chilly and Sugar cane are the main crops.
We proud to say our college is situated at Hangal and this place is believed to be Viratanagar of Mahabharatha, the Pandavas took shelter here in the disguise to undergo the Ajnatavasa(unnoticed) for year. It is ancient city ruled by Hoysala kings and built famous temples like Tarakeswara temple complex, Billeswara, etc and subsequently destroyed by the foreign Muslim invaders. An ASI recognized place and tourist place visited by locals, neighboring places including foreigners.
This Institution was approved by AICTE New Delhi vide letter No: dated 1st May 2008 with the following Engineering courses with sanctioned intake of 40 per course.
1.Diploma in Civil Engineering.
2.Diploma in Mechanical Engineering.
3.Diploma in Electronics and Communication Engineering.
4.Diploma in Computer Science and Engineering.
The intake for the above Engineering courses was enhanced to 60 by AICTE, New Delhi vide letter No:770-53-220/NDIP/2007/SWRO dated 1st of June 2009.
The MHRD,New Delhi has sanctioned administrative approval to start Community Development through Polytechnic scheme in 2009-10 The institution has well established building and workshop in a sprawling area of 5.37 acres. It has fully equipped laboratories in all the departments.
Three batches of students have passed out from this institution till date.Approximately 125 students are admitted to reputed Engineering colleges for their higher education through lateral entry. They are placed at top ranks in DCET conducted by KEA Banglore.
The institution has active Training and Placement cell through which many students are placed in reputed industries such as Jindal steel works pvt Ltd, Shantala power Ltd, Shetkar infrastructures pvt Ltd and many more.
The career guidance programme will be organized every year for the final year students covering the following topics.
2. Team building.
3. Positive thinking.
5. Interviewing skills.
The experts from Industries will be invited to deliver Technical talks on latest technology to benefit the students of different courses. .