اردو میں فنّی و تکنیکی نثر: تھامسن انجینئرنگ کالج، رُڑکی کی خدمات
Keywords:Thompson Rookee College, books of technical Urdu prose, misleading accounts of Urdu research
Founded in 1847, Thompson Roorkee College, formerly known as Civil Engineering College, produced 26 Urdu books of civil engineering till 1870. The books contained a rare Urdu prose which is suited to present technical subjects like engineering in it comfortably. Before it, Urdu language had no such type of prose ever produced. This article aims at presenting details about those books. It also highlights many of incorrect accounts of research dealing with the subject in Urdu. It also shares why were the books written in Urdu. Britain was unable to provide workforce for its design from Britain, building civil infrastructure for its people engaged.