G.P.DWARAHAT ,located in rural area of Almora district, is one of the leading polytechnics of Uttarakhand.It was established in 1975-76 by U.P.Govt for rural development and employment.The institute is situtated near block office Dawarahat, approximately 75km away from district head-quater Almora & 3 km away from main market of Dwarahat.The institution is located approximately 130 km away from nearest Kathgodam railway station and 125km away from Ramnagar railway station.Facility of public and private transportation is available here.Distant between dwarahat and Deharadun(state capital) is almost 425 km.Directorate of technical Education is situated in Shrinagar Garwal.Board of Technical Education(Roorkee,Haridwar) conducts all institutional annual/ semester exams.
Courses offers : At present,the following seven diploma courses are running here:
LAND: The institution occupies 10 acre (200 nali) land which is surrounded by concerete fence. Following residential and non-residential buildings have been built in this land :
Building No.1 : Main office(administrative block),library,Parmacy deparment's all labs (as per pci norm)have been set up here.
Building No 2 : MOM&SP, ELEX& CIVIL ENGG.courses are running in this building.
Building No 3: CSE/IT/PGDCA diploma courses are running here.
Building No 4: Workshop: The institution has its own workshop building,where all labs such as:carpentry/painting/fitting etc have been established for the students of five diploma courses().
Multi-purposes hall: The institution has its own , highly decorated & furnish MPH,having a sitting capacity of 500 students at a time.All Facilities, for indoor games are also available here.
Playground: The institution,annually organises the following out door games:1.cricket.2.Hockey.3.Football.5 .Athletics etc.For playing various out door games ,all facilities are available here .
Boys' Hostel: The institution has its own boys' hostel( facility of water, electricity& mess are available here).Approximately 90 students can live here at a time.
Girls' Hostel: The institution has two Girls' hostels. Approx,(90+27=117)girls can live here at a time.Facilities of water,electricty&mess are available here.
Library: The daily National newspapers & magazines are available for students.Reference book 192 no.Text book 9148 no.
Equpments/ plants: All necessary equipments are available here in different labs for the students of all diploma courses.
Scholarship/ fee concession: The scheme of scholarship and fee concession is implemented as per Govt.norm & order.
NCC/NSS: A,B&C certificates are given to the skilled and talented students for participating in various programmes /competition ,organised under NCC/NSS unites.
Canteen Facility: Facility of canteen is available here for the students and staff members.Ramp facility is also available here for physically disabled & handicapped students.