Government Polytechnic College, Purasawalkam, Chennai was established by Government of Tamil Nadu in the year 1999, to cater to the needs and aspirations of the people who cannot afford the costly technical education offered by the private institutions.
Library: The library has a rich collection of around 4300 titles and 6400 volumes pertaining to the needs of the users. Magazine & journals are being subscribed , apart from five newspapers (English & Tamil).
The library reading hall in the ground floor has the capacity to accommodate around 50 users.
The E-learning section in the ground floor caters to the digital needs of the users with respect to academic content requirements. NPTEL web video courses and NITTTR developed E-learning CD’S are some of the resources available for students and staff. All facilities are available in the library for optimum use of resources by the users.