World Engineer’s Day 2022

Every year on the 15th of September, India celebrates National Engineer’s Day to recognise and honour the achievements of the great engineer Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya.

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World Engineer’s Day 2022

Every year on the 15th of September, India celebrates National Engineer’s Day to recognise and honour the achievements of the great engineer Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya.

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World Engineer’s Day 2022

The day is observed to commemorate the great work of engineers and to encourage them to improve and innovate.

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World Engineer’s Day 2022

It is different from the World Engineer's Day celebrated annually by UNESCO on 4th March.

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Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya

Born in Karnataka in 1861, he studied a Bachelor of Arts (BA) from the University of Mysore and then studied civil engineering at the College of Science in Pune

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Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya

He was an engineering pioneer of India whose work was reflected in harnessing water resources and building and consolidating dams across the country.

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Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya

His work was becoming so popular that the Government of India sent him to Aden (Yemen) to study water supply and drainage systems in 1906-07.

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Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya

He served as the Chief Engineer of Mysore State in 1909 and as the Diwan of the princely state of Mysore in 1912, a position he held for seven years.

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Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya

He was an Engineer who had planned the Indian Economy in 1934.

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Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya

He was awarded an Honorary Membership of the London Institution of Civil Engineers for an unbroken 50 years.

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