Swami Nithyananda Polytechnic College, Kanhangad is a grant-in-aid institution started functioning in the year 1966, under the auspices of the Shree Nithyananda Vidyakendra, a registered society. The institution offers 3 year diploma programmes in Civil Engineering, Automobile Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Electronics and Communication. The institution is located at Nithyananda Nagar (Kushal Nagar), Kanhangad, Kerala, about 2km southwest of Kanhangad Railway station. The polytechnic is under the administrative control of the Directorate of Technical Education, Kerala and a Governing Body, which comprises representatives of the sponsoring society, State and Central Governments, State Board of Technical Education and All India Council for Technical Education.
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