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BCA Colleges In Roorkee (Uttarakhand)

About Roorkee

Roorkee is one of the Municipal town of Uttarakhand State situated in Haridwar District. Roorkee, which was a small village, come exists as a town after establishment of the Canal Workshop and Iron Foundry on the civil lines, on the canal bank, which is known as Irrigation workshop nowadays, for the maintenance of UpperGanga Canal, which were dig for irrigation of waters for thousand acres of land in 1842. The Workshop was establish as Civil Engineering School, which was originally meant for training classes, started in 1845, to local youth in Civil Engineering work of the Upper Ganges Canal. This was to become the first Engineering College established in Asia.In 1853, the College was renamed as Thomason College of Civil Engineering and upgraded as University of Roorkee in 1949. In Sept. 2001, it was made one of the Indian Institutes of Technology, i.e. IIT Roorkee. Historically, Roorkee was also included among the first few towns, which have a post office and a telegraph office in the district.Roorkee Railway Station was established in 1886 and first trunk road via Meerut-Roorkee-Dehradun was constructed in 1907.

How to reach Roorkee: Roorkee is well connected to Delhi and other cities of Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh by rail and road. It is situated on National Highways 58 and 73.

By Air: Nearest airport to Roorkee is Dehradun's Jolly Grant airport which is 70 km. far away, but preferable airport is the New Delhi International Airport which is about 180 km. away.

By Rail: Easiest way to get to Roorkee is by train. There are several trains serving Roorkee daily from various cities around. The high speed trains Shatabdi and Jan Shatabti also stop at Roorkee on their route Delhi - Dehradun.

By Road: By the Road, the Highways 58 and 73 are make the Travelingfrom Roorkee to another cities is much easier. The city of Haridwar is located further on the same highway about 29 kilometers from Roorkee.

The Industrial scope for the city within the District, is industrial estate SIDCUL, which is 27 km. far away from the city. Industrieslike Patanjali Ayurved, Exide Industries Ltd, Eveready India industries Ltd, Orbit Cable India, etc. are always serving for the employment.

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