Started in 1949, Smt LV (Govt) Polytechnic is a government recognized institute located in Hassan
. It is on the National Highway linking Bangalore
. It conducts three year diploma courses in civil engineering, mechanical engineering, machine tool technology, electrical engineering, automobile engineering and computer science, and Post Diploma Course in Computer Application.
The institute has well equipped laboratories, workshops, hostel, and library. Frequent buses are available from Hassan Bus Stand.