G. B. Pant Polytechnic was established in 1961. It was named after Pandit Govind Ballabh Pant, a renowned freedom fighter and an able administrator. This Polytechnic flaunts its name in the international arena by being the biggest Polytechnic in Asia. The institute is housed in a plot of area of more that 40 acres. It is self dependent as it consists of spacious academic complex, hostel block, cosy residential complex, library, workshop and lush green playgrounds.