Engineers Day Celebration M. Visvesvaraya biography

Engineers Day Celebration M. Visvesvaraya biography

Engineers Day is celebrated on 15th September. This day is the birth day of Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya, which was a great engineer, so dedicated to this day was dedicated to the name of Engineers Day. He was awarded Bharat Ratna in 1955 for his successful work as a good engineer. All Engineers of the world are respected by Engineers Day. The country's largest scientist, engineer, has done a number of research for the development of the country.

Doctor's Day is celebrated to honor the doctor, Teacher's Day is celebrated to honor the teachers, Children's Day is celebrated to honor the children, Mother's Day is celebrated to honor the mother, the same Like the engineers, one day special respect is given.

In today's world, engineers have names in every area of ​​the world. In the progress of the world, the engineer has the hand, even if it is any field. With the growth of technical knowledge, any country is developed. This also changes the attitude of society. This has led to the development of the world in this decade as compared to the last decade; its credit goes to the engineers of the world.

For example, if we look at the smart phone placed in our hands and remembering its history by turning back, then we realize the changes that happen. From now on about 15 years ago, a telephone was replaced by mobile phones in the hands of people, in which they became more close to their friends through call and SMS. After a while, this mobile phone turned into a smart phone.

Till yesterday came to you. Today the world has come into the grasp. From talking to people, paying bills, doing shopping, bank work, etc., could be possible through a smart phone. And such changes are taking a better look in every few minutes; the credit goes to the engineers of such development.

It was just an example. There are many areas where engineers have shown their feats and have traveled the world from one place to the sitting-up sky.
Engineers Day Celebration M. Visvesvaraya biography
Engineers Day Celebration M. Visvesvaraya biography

Why We Celebrate Engineer’s Day On 15th September

Engineers day is celebrated in memory of our country's famous engineer, Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya, and this day comes on the day of Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya's birthday.

The purpose of celebrating these days is to inspire the youth of our country to the career of engineering and to appreciate the engineers who have contributed to the upliftment of our country.

Engineers Day Celebration

On the day of Engineers Day, all the engineers are congratulated. There are programs in the engineering college, office. Nowadays, social media, phones are the most used to promote brilliance. People send messages to each other, poetry shayari is shared. Recreating Visvesvaraya ji, the event is organized.

Engineers Day celebration in other countries of the world


Country Name           Celebration Date
Argentina                     16 June
Bangladesh                  7 May
Belgian                         20 March
Colombia                     17 August
Iceland                         10 April
Iran                               24 February
Italy                              15 June
Mexico                         1 July
Peru                              8 June
Romania                      14 September
Turkey                          5 December

In India, the Engineers day great engineer and politician Mokshagundam is celebrated in the memory of Visvesvaraya, so let's know their life closely.

Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya biography

M. Visvesvaraya was one of the great engineers of India, who created the modern India and gave India a new look. His vision and dedication in engineering field made some extraordinary contributions to India.

Visvesvaraya was born on September 15, 1860 in the princely state of Mysore, which has now become the state of Karnataka. His father Srinivasa Shastri was a Sanskrit scholar and Ayurvedic physician. Her mother Venkachamma was a religious woman. When Visvesvaraya was 15 years old, her father was dead. He completed his primary schooling from Chikballapur, and he went to Bangalore for further studies.

In 1881, Visvesvaraya passed the BA examination from the Central College, University of Madras, Bangalore. After this, he got help from the Government of Mysore and he enrolled for engineering at Poona Science College. In 1883 he was ranked first in the LCE and FCE examinations. (These exams are like BE today)

Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya Career

After passing the engineering, Visvesvaraya received a job offer from the Bombay Government, and she got an assignment as Assistant Engineer in Nashik. As an engineer, he did a lot of amazing work. He started the supply of water from the Indus river to Sukkur village, as well as started a new irrigation system 'Block System'. They put steel doors in the dam so that the water flow of the dam can easily be stopped. He played an important role in making Krishnaraj Sagar dam in Mysore. Many such works were done by Visvesvaraya, whose list is endless.

In 1903 built a dam in Khadakwasla reservoir of Pune. There were doors like this that could bear the pressure of the flood, and there was no harm to the dam. Following the success of this dam, the Tigara dam in Gwalior and Krishna Raja Sagra (KRS) in Mysore of Karnataka was built. Krishna Raja Sagara built on Kaveri river was built by Visvesvaraya in his watch, after which the dam was inaugurated. When this dam was being constructed, then it was the largest reservoir in Asia.

In 1906-07, the Indian government sent them 'Aden' for the education of water supply and drainage system. The project they were made was successfully implemented in Aden. The entire credit of making Hyderabad City goes to Visvesvaraya ji. They prepared a flood protection system there, after which they all got their name in India. They played an important role in developing a system for the conservation of the Vaishakhpatnam port by sea erosion.

Visvesvaraya was called the father of Modern Mysore State. When he worked with the Government of Mysore, he got Mysore Soap Factory, Parasite Laboratory, Mysore Iron and Steel Factory, Sri Jayachamarajendra Polytechnic Institute, Bangalore Agricultural University, State Bank of Mysore, Century Club, Mysore Chambers of Commerce and University Visvesvaraya College Off Engineering is established.

Along with this, other educational institutions and factories were also established. Visvesvaraya played an important role in adopting the scheme for road construction between Tirumala and Tirupati.

Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya awards

After achieving independence, in 1955, Visvesvaraya Ji was honoured with the Bharat Ratna, India's highest honour.

·        Visvesvaraya ji was also honored by the London Institution Civil Engineers.
·        Visvesvaraya Ji was honored in the same way as the Indian Institute of Science.
·        Visvesvaraya Ji is one of the most famous people of Karnataka.
·        Apart from this, he was given the title of Doctorate by eight different institutes of the country.
·        When Visvesvaraya ji's 100 years of age, the Government of India took the stamp in his honor.

Visvesvaraya ji died on April 14, 1962.
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