The Rajiv Gandhi Government Polytechnic (Formerly Arunachal Pradesh Polytechnic) has been set up under the Technician EducationProject-III of Ministry of Human ResourceDevelopment, Government of India with the financial assistance from World Bank.

The first and one of its kind institution started functioning from the academic year 2002-03 as an autonomous institute of Government of Arunachal Pradesh to generate skilled technicians suitable to the state’s human resource requirement by offering three year diploma programs. The Institute has obtained ISO 9001: 2015 certifications to ensure the effectiveness of the system. It has been taken over by the Government of Arunachal Pradesh w.e.f. 1st July 2007.

The technical education provided here is accessible, innovative and relevant to the needs of the individual, community and the industry as well. The curricula of the different programs have been developed within the approved norms of All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) by the National Institute of Technical Teachers’ Training and Research (NITTTR), Bhopal. The academic & examination activities are monitored by the Arunachal Pradesh State Council for Technical Education (APSCTE).

Apart from regular diploma programs the Institute also offers skill education programs  through community college scheme of AICTE.. The institute is committed to provide its students state of art technical training with meticulously planned strategic sessions.

The institute campus is located in a sprawling 30 acres of land on the bank of Senkiriver in a picturesque, calm and clean environment conducive for learning and is situated near Dera Natung Government College, Vivek Vihar, Itanagar.



"To become a center of quality learning to develop competent human resource by imparting quality education and training in the field of engineering/technology and management with professionalism, entrepreneurial skills and institutional social responsibility."


  1. Impart Quality Technical Education in the Field of Automobile Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Garment & Fashion Technology, Herbal Technology, Hotel Management and Catering Technology & Travel and Tourism Management.
  2. Conduct Customized Training Programs to Improve Soft Skills, Entrepreneurial Skills, Personality Development and Employability of Students.
  3. Establish Linkages with Industries and Institutions for Mutual Benefits Including Training and Placement.
  4. Inculcate Professionalism amongst Faculties, Staff and Students through Faculty & Staff Development Programs, Carrier Guidance, Curricular and Co-Curricular Activities.
  5. Organize and Participate in Community Development Programs/Schemes as a Part of Institutional Social Responsibility.