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Royal Indian Engineering College

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Cooper's Hill College, at Coopers Hill, Runnymede

The Royal Indian Engineering College was a British college of Civil Engineering founded by Sir George Tomkyns Chesney in 1870. It was intended to train engineers for the Indian Public Works department.

In 1885, the first forestry school in England was established in conjunction with the college, under the direction of William Schlich.

In 1906, its work transferred to India and the college closed.

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