In pursuance of the policy initiative of MHRD , Govt. of India for promotion of Technical education in unserved / under –served Districts of odisha state under the scheme "submission on polytechnics" a new Government polytechnic have been established at Sonepur, and inaugurated on 8th Feb. 2013 by Hon’ble Chief minister Sj. Naveen Pattnaik. All India Council forTechnical Education, (AICTE)New Delhi has approved vide Notification No.AICTE/ERO/Sub-mission Scheme/Govt.Poly/2013-14 dt.30.04.2013to run the following three year Diploma courses with respective intake w.e.f the academic session2013-14. Also the Polytechnic has been affiliated to State Council for Technical Education& Vocational Training, Odisha under the Administrative control of Directorate of Technical Education and Training,(DTE&T) Odisha, Cuttack and Skill Development and Technical Education (SD&TE) Department, Govt. of Odisha, Bhubaneswar.