Engineer’s Day on Sept 15 to mark the beginning anniversary of Visvesvaraya

NEW DELHI: Nation celebrates Engineer’s Day on September 15 to mark the beginning anniversary of the best Indian Engineer Bharat Ratna Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya.

Numerous engineering institutes and organizations have fun today by organizing completions and felicitate college students for his or her exceptional achievements within the subject of engineering.

M Visvesvaraya was born on September 15, 1861 within the Muddenahalli village, Karnataka. He accomplished his Bachelor of Arts (BA) from the College of Madras and pursued civil engineering at Faculty of Science in Pune.

From 1912 to 1918, M. Visvesvaraya was appointed because the Diwan of Mysore. As a chief engineer he constructed Mysore’s well-known Krishna Raja Sagara Dam. Throughout his tenure as a Mysore Diwan he introduced many reforms within the subject of training, banking and commerce, agriculture, irrigation, industrialization. For his contribution throughout his diwanship he was awarded the title of ‘Knight’ in 1915 as commander of the British Indian Empire by King George V and obtained the title ‘Sir’.

For his quite a few industrial, financial and social tasks Visvesvaraya was bestowed upon the best civilian honour — Bharat Ratna in 1955 by the federal government of India.

Visvesvaraya designed and patented automated water floodgates in 1903, which have been first put in on the Khadakwasla reservoir, in Pune.

Generally known as Sir MV, was a famend precursor of financial planning in India.

In 1917, Visvesvaraya established Authorities Engineering Faculty in Bengaluru which was later named College Visvesvaraya Faculty of Engineering in his honour.

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