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The birth anniversary of Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya, one of the greatest engineers of India.




National Engineering Day is celebrated every year on September 15 to mark the birth anniversary of Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya, one of the greatest engineers of India.


Do you know?? the other two countries celebrate Engineer's Day on September 15th?

And:- Tanzania and South Africa also celebrate Engineer's Day on September 15th.


Bharat Ratna Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya's birthday on September 15 is celebrated as Engineers' Day in India.


Sir M Visvesvaraya contributed significantly to the field of engineering and education.




He is considered among the greatest nation-builders who played a crucial role in constructing dams, reservoirs and hydro-power projects of modern India.


Sir M Visvesvaraya oversaw the construction of several architectural marvels as chief engineer, including the Krishna Raja Sagar dam in Karnataka and the flood protection system of Hyderabad.


In 1968, the Indian government declared Sir M Visvesvaraya's birth anniversary as Engineers' Day.




Since then, this day is celebrated to honour and acknowledge all engineers who have contributed and still do so to build a modern and developed India.


The nation celebrates Engineer’s Day every year on September 15th.


It is celebrated to commemorate the great achievements of Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya on his birth anniversary.


It is also celebrated to encourage and appreciate the innovative contributions of all the engineers in the country.


Tanzania and South Africa, too, celebrate National Engineer’s Day on the same day.




He used his engineering and irrigation techniques to manage floods. In 1903,


he designed and developed automatic floodgates, which were installed in Pune at the Khadakwasla reservoir.


Later, these floodgates were also installed at the Mysuru’s Krishnaraja Sagara and the Gwalior’s Tigra Dam, where he was the chief engineer.


In 1908, he tamed the floods of the Musi river in Hyderabad by designing schemes for both flood protection and the development of modern sewage schemes.


He is also known for his contributions to developing block systems to avoid water wastage in dams.




He contributed to the design of the road construction that links Tirumala and Tirupati.


He was also the 19th Diwan of Mysore and served from 1912 to 1919.


In 1915, he was knighted by the British Indian Empire as a “Knight Commander” for his engineering contributions to the public.


In 1917, he formed the Government Engineering College in Bengaluru.


The college was later renamed the University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering.




He received an Honorary Membership of the London Institution of Civil Engineers.


Why National Engineering Day celebrated on 15th September?

National Engineering Day is celebrated every year on September 15 to mark the birth anniversary of Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya, one of the greatest engineers of India.


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