Government Polytechnic Bhadravathi, popularly known as V I S S J (visvesvaraya Iron and Steel Silver Jublie) Polytechnic is a premier technical institute of Karnataka state situated in the industrial town of Shimoga District . It was established in the year 1950. The college is situated over an area of 5.39 acres .
Bhadravathi is known for the two big industries "V I S L-SAIL" and "M P M" .Government V I S S J Polytechnic is an A I C T E approved institution run by Government of Karnataka and coming under the purview of Directorate of Technical Education. The training is rendered by well qualified dedicated staff with supportive infrastructure.
The Polytechnic is successfully conducting Diploma Courses in four disciplines namely,
- Diploma in Mechanical Engineering
- Diploma in Civil Engineering
- Diploma in Electrical and Electronics Engineering
- Diploma in Metallurgy