Padmashri Dr. Vitthalrao Vikhe Patil Institute of Technology and Engineering (Polytechnic), Pravaranagar (Loni) was established in August 1981. It is one of the first of its kind established on No Grant Basis in the State of Maharashtra. The necessity to establish a technical institution in the rural area was felt long back by the great visionary Late Padmashri Dr. Vitthalrao Vikhe Patil.
For creating employment to rural youth, the Industrial Training Institute Loni was established in August 1984. Women Industrial Training Institute, Loni was established in August 1990 to empower the rural women. Certificate course of Maharashtra Government was started from 1986 to poor & needy students.