V.P.M.'s Polytechnic, Thane, was founded in the year 1983, by Vidya Prasarak Mandal (VPM), Thane a public education trust.
Our Visionary, Late Dr. V.N. Bedekar is one of the founder members of this institute.
V.P.M.'s Polytechnic has successfully and efficiently churned out skilled technicians from time to time.
The institute is recognized by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi. The institute offers seven diploma courses, viz. Chemical Engineering, Electrical Power System, Industrial Electronics, Instrumentation, Information Technology, Computer Engineering, and Medical Electronics. The first four diploma programmes are accredited by the National Board of Accreditation, New Delhi.
It is located on 13.5 acres of creek land named 'Jnanadweepa' donated by the Government of Maharashtra along with other institutes of Vidya Prasarak Mandal, Thane.
The four buildings covering a sprawling area of over 9800 sq.mts. are quite evidential for the sincere approach towards the provision of skilled hands to the relevant requirements of industries.Since inception in 1983 and subsequent recognition by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), the institute has grown firmly in leaps and bounds.
The Polytechnic has contributed to the development of learning resources and revision of semester pattern curriculum under the Maharashtra State Board of Technical Education Institute Partnership Project (MIPP).
As part of dissemination of knowledge and manpower training, the institute has played a key role in organizing seminars, workshops, short-term courses, national conferences. Achievement of academic excellence, sharing of scientific and technology knowledge, imparting technical skills to the student community and induction of social awareness among youth constitute the objective of the institute.
It is first Self Financing Polytechnic in the Mumbai Sub Region to receive Accreditation to four eligible diploma programmes by National Board of Accreditation, New Delhi. for a period of Three year w.e.f. 19th March 2004. the Renewal Proposal is under active consideration of NBA New Delhi.