The Government Polytechnic, Daman under U.T. Administration of Daman & Diu was established in October, 1989. It is now functioning in an independent new complex at Varkund on Daman – Vapi Main Road. In this complex by now the building of Civil Engineering Department, Chemical Engineering Department, Mechanical Engineering Department, Information Technology / Computer Engineering Building, Electrical Engineering & Plastic Engineering, Administrative Block, Library and Class Room building, Workshop building, Boys Hostel building and staff Quarters have already come up. All the Workshops and Laboratories needed for the courses as per AICTE prescribed norms and standards have been set up and are fully equipped. The facility of full-fledged Library is available in the Institute.
The Government Polytechnic, Daman is approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi and affiliated with Gujarat Technological University, Ahmedabad, Gujarat State.