The Directorate of Technical Education was set up on the formation of Union Territory, Chandigarh in November, 1966. This Directorate is headed by the Director Technical Education. It does not have its own building and is housed in the PEC University of Technology (near Central Library), Sector 12, Chandigarh. Director Technical Education is functioning as Head of the Department and is the appointing authority for Group ‘C’ & ‘D’ posts of the Directorate and Technical institutions functioning under its control. Director Technical Education has been declared as Nodal Agency for the pensionary benefits and medical bills of the PEC retirees since 2005.
The Government Polytechnic for Women is situated in the lush green and beautiful environs of Sector-10 Chandigarh India, the educational belt of the City Beautiful. It has a spacious building equipped with most modern infrastructure. This Institute has a fully qualified and efficient staff and caters to the training needs of not only Union Territory of Chandigarh but also for the States of Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir and Uttranchal etc..
The Institution was founded by Govt. of Punjab in 1962 to encourage women to take up technical and professional training. Today this institute is one of the best polytechnics for women in the region. It is affiliated to the State Board of Technical Education, Punjab and is headed by the Principal, assisted by well-qualified staff for all courses.
The Institute was started exclusively for women so as to encourage them to take technical and professional training. Our Objectives are....
•To provide facilities of technical and professional training to women seeking careers in various fields.
•To supply industry with adequate trained personnel to positions where women are most suitable.
•To enable women to supplement their family income by taking up suitable careers.
AddressGovt Polytechnic for Women Chandigarh Sector 10 D Chandigarh.