About the Institute
Government Polytechnic, Sakoli, popularly known as GPS, is one of the foremost technological institute established by Government of Maharashtra in 1983 in the remote area of Maharashtra with the noble purpose of imparting quality technical education to the rural and weaker sections of society as well as to cater the needs of local industries and to open vistas of opportunities to the local talents. The Institute is governed by Higher & Technical Education Department, administered by Directorate of Technical Education, approved by AICTE, New Delhi and affiliated to MSBTE, Mumbai.
The institute is functioning with an intake capacity of 300 students in five diploma courses. These courses are Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering, and Computer Technology. The institute runs prestigious Central Government schemes: community development through Polytechnic and PMKVY. The GPS has got highly qualified and experienced teaching faculties who are endeavoring hard for the betterment of students. The GPS has a training and placement cell. It provides accommodation facility for 178 boys and 88 girls in separate hostels and accommodation facility to staff and faculty.
The premises of the GPS are spread over the vast area of 19 acres of land encircled by lush green tall trees, and a lovely garden. It is just 2kms away from the Sakoli bus stand.
About the City
Sakoli is situated in the district of Bhandara on the Nagpur-Raipur National Highway (NH-06). It is well-connected by roads and rails. It is 55kms to the East of Bhandara-Road railway station and 10kms to the West of Soundad railway station. Dr. BabasahebAmbedkar International Airport, Nagpur is 110Kms away from Sakoli. The city is blessed with a healthy climatic zone and well surrounded by lakes, ponds, and hills. Nagzira National Tiger Reserve @15km, Navegaon National Park @25km and several other tourist spots. It is also affluent with reputed giant industries of automobile, power, sugar, steel, magnesium ores, rice mills, dairy plants and mega water-reservoirs & dams.