Engineers Day 2018, Google Doodle Celebrates 158 birth anniversary of sir mokshagundam visvesvaraya

Engineers Day 2018, 158 birth anniversary of sir mokshagundam visvesvaraya

India: Engineers Day is celebrated in India on 15th September. But do you know why the Engineers Day is celebrated on this day? Indeed, on this day, Sir Mokshgundam Visvesvaraya, who was the country’s biggest engineer and knowledge-maker, was born. Today is their 158th birth anniversary. Engineers Day

Sir M. Vishweshvaraya
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Sir M. Visvesvaraya in his 30s
19th Diwan of the Mysore Kingdom
In office
1912–1918
Monarch Krishna Raja Wadiyar IV
Preceded by T. Ananda Rao
Succeeded by M. Kantaraj Urs
Personal details
Born 15 September 1861
MuddenahalliChikkaballapuraKingdom of Mysore (now Karnataka), British India
Died 12 April 1962 (aged 100)
BangaloreKarnataka, India
Nationality Indian

Mother tongue is Telugu

Alma mater College of Engineering Pune
Profession Civil Engineer

Born on September 15, 1860, Visvesvaraya was the Diwan of Mysore, his tenure remained till 1912-1918. After this, he was also honored with Bharat Ratna in the year 1955. He was also given the title of British Indian Empire by King George V Engineers Day

Engineers Day is celebrated in the country on the day of his birth in his honor. During his time he played the role of Chief Engineer and constructed the Krishna Saga Dam. This dam is located in Mandya district of Karnataka. Apart from this, he worked as Chief Engineer in Hyderabad for creating flood control systems. Engineers Day

According to Google doodle, his work was only worshiped for Sir Mokshgundam Visvesvaraya. Due to their irrigation projects, they have received worldwide appreciation. At the age of just 12, he lost his father. He spent the first years of his life in Karnataka. His father was a Sanskrit scholar. Those who believed in a simple life. Engineers Day

Sir Mokshgundam Visvesvaraya achieved a degree in Civil Engineering from Bombay University. After completing his studies he worked in PWD and then working in the Indian irrigation commission. Visvesvaraya died on April 14, 1962, at the age of 101. Engineers Day

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