Government Polytechnic, Karwar is an AICTE approved technical institution imparting Diploma in Engineering is run by Government of Karnataka & comes under purview of Department of Technical Education, Palace Road, Bangaluru. It was established in the year 1958-59. The foundation stone of present building was laid by Sri. AnnaRao Ganamukhi, Hon’ble Ex.Minister for Education, Mysore State on 20 February 1959 & it was opened by Sri.S Nijalingappa, Hon’ble Ex. Chief Minister, Mysore state in same year.