Kanattupara,Pala P.O,Kottayam District-686575

Department of Technical Education Kerala

Phone : 04822200802

Email : gptcpala@yahoo.com

Community Development Through Polytechnics (CDTP)

CDTP scheme envisages  providing non formal, short term, job oriented skill development programmes, through AICTE approved  Polytechnics, to various sections of the community,  particularly  the rural  unorganized  and disadvantaged sections  of the  society and  enable them to obtain  gainful self or wage employment.  Duration of training usually ranges two to five months. These courses are offered by the Polytechnics in our premises, as well as through extension centres set up in nearby locations, from where, these courses can be offered to the local community.  No fee is charged from the trainees is under this scheme and there is no restriction of age and qualification of the trainees.

Skill development Training Programme

Skills and knowledge are the driving force of economic growth and social development for any country. India currently faces a severe shortage of well-trained, skilled workers.  Large sections of the educated workforce have little or no jobs skills, making them largely unemployable. Therefore we must focus on scaling up skill training effort to meet the demands of employers and drive economic growth. Skill training initiatives and combines the scale and quality of skilling effort.

CDTP, Government Polytechnic College, Pala

Government Polytechnic College, Pala situated at Kanattupara, 3 k.m away from Pala, Kottayam District.  College has been approved by AICTE, offers Diploma courses and other Central Government approved courses.  Community Development Through Polytechnics (CDTP) sponsored by Ministry of  Human Resource Development (MHRD), Govt. of  India, under the flagship of Govt. Polytechnic college, Pala since 2009.  During this period Govt. Polytechnic College, Pala, toiled hard for the accomplishment of the project targets.  Training programs towards the field of skill development and other functional areas for the beneficiaries are appreciated.  Under the scheme presently 11 extension centres are operated.
 To carry out need assessment Surveys to assess the technology and training needs.

  • To impart Skill Development Training to the intended target groups.
  • To disseminate Appropriate Technologies for Productivity enhancement.
  • To provide Technical and Support services to rural masses and slum dwellers.
  • To create awareness among the target group about technological advancement and contemporary issues of importance.

Activities under scheme

  • Need assessment survey.
  • Skill Development Training Programmes.
  • Disseminate and Application of Appropriate technologies.
  • Technical and Support Services.
  • Awareness Programmes.

Extension centres

  • Chennad
  • Chirakkadavu
  • Elikkulam
  • Ezhachery
  • Kadanadu
  • Kozhuvanal
  • Kunnonni
  • Moonnilavu.
  • Ramapuram.
  • Thalanad.
  • Veliyannoor.

Courses offered

  • Cutting and tailoring      (5 Months)
  • Fashion Designing          (5 Months)
  • Beautician and Hair Dressing   (3 Months)
  • Crosea, Hand Embroidery& Fabric Painting (3 Months)
  • Hand Embroidery& Fabric Painting (2 Months)
  • Embroidery and Knitting (2 Months)
  • Drawing, Fabric Painting & Screen Printing (3 Months)
  • Crosea and Handy Craft  (2 Months)
  • Interior Decoration, Flower Arrangements & Bouquet Making (2 Months)
  • Glass and Pot Painting  (1 Months)
  • Spray Painting (2 Months)
  • Database Programming (2 Months)
  • DTP  (2 Months)
  • Plumbing (1 Months)

General Directions

  • Application forms are Available at Extension Centres and Main Centre
  • Training should be free.
  • Admission preferred for B.P.L, School Drop outs, Back ward and Minority Communities.
  • Stipend or other financial assistance is not Provide.
  • There is no restriction of age and qualification.
  • Certificates will provide, those who are successfully completed the training under the rules and regulations of CDTP.