Dr. Dattatray Manoharrao Garge
I am delighted to welcome you to Government Polytechnic Kolhapur, Maharashtra, established in 1961 and the First Autonomous Polytechnic of Maharashtra, having autonomy since 1992.
Government Polytechnic Kolhapur is one of the oldest and biggest polytechnics in the state of Maharashtra. Apart from Diploma education, the institute is doing excellent work in SKILL INDIA, as per the mission of Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modiji. Institute also runs community college in Foundry Technology, awarding D.Voc , Advanced Diploma and B.Voc. Community college is one of the best performing colleges at National level. The Center of Excellence in Gems and Jewellary is also one of the features of our college, running short term courses for local jeweller affiliated to Gems and Jewellary Sector Skill Council.
Institute renders services to the society through various projects like sand reclamation project in collaboration with IIT Mumbai and Tata Center for Technology Design, Yamaha Training School, Siemen’s CNC Lab, Community development through polytechnic and Kaushalya Vikas Yojana, Unnat Bharat Abhiyan, NSS etc.
Our pioneer work in Skill development is recognized by ISTE New Delhi, by awarding ISTE Best Polytechnic Award 2018 for Maharashtra and Goa. We also received award for raising the highest number of student registration for ISTE student chapter in 2022.
Institute teaching and non-teaching staff is committed for all round development of students and institute through excellent Teaching – Learning process and co-curricular activities. Institute is conducting numerous programs for personality development of the students like HAPPINESS PROGRAM of Shri Shri Ravi Shankarji, Surya-Namaskar day, Yoga Day, Cleanliness drive, Blood donations camps, Tree plantation and so on Our third year students get selected by many reputed industries either for internship or for permanent employment across the country. Their progress in higher study, is the indication of their strong base of conceptual knowledge in the respective disciplines.
In this semester, we are going to face the NBA committee. We have to understand the NBA philosophy deeply and work accordingly. The students are expected to know the terms like COs and POs-PSOs. I appeal every individual to put your best in this and coming semesters which will help us to strengthen NBA culture in the department and the institute.