K.L. Polytechnic, Roorkee (Formerly known as Kanhaiyalal Technical Institute) established in 1956 by a well known donor Late Shri Rai Sahab Kanhaiya Lal Ji. Shri Kanhaiya Lal ji was a great social worker and a great donor. Shri Kanahiya Lal ji has established a School (K.L.D.A.V. Inter College), a P.G. College (K.L.D.A.V. Degree College) and a Tehnical Institute (K.L. Polytechnic) in roorkee.He was born on Sri Krishna Janmastmi, so named Kanhaiya by his parents.