Community Development Through Polytechnic Scheme (CDTP)

(Sponsored by MHRD, Govt. of India)

The Scheme of Community Development through Polytechnics (CDTP) was initiated in the XI Plan Period and is presently mandated to continue till the end of XII Plan Period.

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

Various subcentres and programs are listed below.

1. Anamangad : Tailoring and Garment making (25)
2. Perinthalmanna: Ready made Garment making (25)
3. Kulathur: Tailoring (25)
4. Pandikkad: Tailoring and Garment making (25)
5. GIFD Mankada: Fashion Designing (25)
6. Pandikkad: Desktop Publishing (25)


Courses Conducted in Main Centre (Govt. Polytechnic Collage Perinthalmanna)

  • Computer Hardware assembling
  • Electrical Wiring
  • Auto Cad Civil
  • Automobile A/C Mechanic
  • Plumbing and Sanitary fitting
  • Arc Welding
  • Survey with Total Station
  • Aluminum Fabrication
  • Automobile Mechanic
  • Auto Electrician