Ratna Kumar Bantawa Polytechnic Institute was established in 2017 AD (2074 BS) as a public polytechnic institute located in Sankhejung, Ilam district of Nepal. It is affiliated to the Council for Technical Training and Vocational Training (CTEVT). It offers Diploma in Agriculture (Veterinary Science) for 40 seats each year. It also provides scholarship facility to the deserving and needy students. The institute has been imparting quality technical education from highly dedicated instructors.
The Institute (RKBPI) has Spread over an area of 426 Ropanis it is the biggest polytechnic institute in the entire eastern region so far. Technical education was always one of the greatest demands of Ilam residents. Lack of employment after the completion of formal education had inspired them to demand the establishment of institutions that provide skill-oriented education.
The institute named Ratna Kumar Bantawa Polytechnic Institute is built at the cost of Rs 100 million and is located in Sakhejung village of Palapa. There is a long list of subjects to be incorporated. In the days ahead, courses related to farming, stitching, interior decoration, building construction and so on are expected to be incorporated.
The hostel and education are affordable for the students at the institute because of the moderate prices of food and accommodation facilities. Guardians have to pay a small amount for their children’s education and accommodation. If they send them to cities, but now they will be able to educate their children at
The polytechnic spread over the 426 Ropanis of land. And that was willingly provided by locals because they were excited about having the biggest technical institution in their locality. After getting the land, CTEVT constructed the necessary infrastructure as per the wish of the locals.
RKBPI has own buildings for the library, veterinary and sheds for cows and buffaloes. It has also powerhouse, canteen, and separate hostel buildings for girls and boys, among others, are underway. There has been a huge demand for courses related to information technology and civil health and shared that the institute will be availing those courses in the near future.
Ratna Kumar Bantawa Polytechnic Institute (RKBPI) various art-of-state facilities such as Hostel, Cafeteria, Sports, Library, Science Labs, classroom, educational tours, multimedia, Journal, scholarship, regular performance Test, Placement, counseling, Conference Hall and conference.