Government Polytechnic Balod was established in the year 2017 with intake capacity of 60 in each branch of diploma in the following disciplines:-

  1. Civil Engineering
  2. Electrical Engineering
  3. Mining and Mine Surveying Engineering

At present, the Govt Polytechnic Balod is running in the campus of Mentor Institute of BRP Govt Polytechnic Dhamtari, located at Rudri, which is 6 km from Dhamtari Bus stand. The nearest Railway station of Dhamtari is located at 6 km apart.

The Mentor Institute Dhamtari is well connected with Road from Raipur City and from Durg/ Bhilai City at 78 km apart in south direction.

For permanent premises of the institute, a piece of land of 5 Acre has been allotted by District Administration of Balod (Near Govt. ITI Balod) located at latitude 20o,42’, 59”and Latitude 81o,11’, 27” and a budget of 9.11 Crore has already been sanctioned by Govt. of Chhattisgarh for construction of Institute’s Main Building.

The mentor institute is well equipped with qualified faculty members, classrooms, laboratories, library, training and placement cell, and internet facility.