Government Polytechnic Durg was established in 1962 and it is affiliated to Chhattisgarh Swami Vivekanand Technical University, Bhilai. The Institute is approved by All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi. The institute provide value added education in engineering, technology and management by elevating the student community with latest and advanced curriculum, better infrastructure and teaching-learning environment. The institute provides an acedemic and learning environment where career aspirations of students are given prime importance. A variety of teaching and learning techniques are employed to impart knowledge and skills to students at Government Polytechnic Durg in its various departments. The Institute provides good infrastructure facilities such as Library, Canteen, Classrooms, Seminar hall, Auditorium, Workshop, Laboratories, Hostel accomodation. The students are provided with ample opportunities to develop their talents and abilities and to aspire for excellence in academic and personality development.
The college offers diploma course in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Electronics and Telecommunication, Civil Engineering and Information Technology.