Happy Engineer’s Day 2020: All You Need to Know About Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya: Visvesvaraya. Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya KCIE FASc, majorly known as Sir M.V. (15 September 1860 – 14 April 1962), who was an Indian, Civil engineer and a statesman and also the 19th Diwan of Mysore, serving between 1912 to 1919. He received the highest Indian honour, the Bharat Ratna, in the year 1955. He got India’s most elevated honour, the Bharat Ratna, in 1955.
He was knighted as a Knight Commander of the British Indian Empire (KCIE) by King George V for his commitments to the open great. His birthday, 15 September, is praised as Engineer’s Day in India, Sri Lanka and Tanzania in his memory. He was the Chief Engineer of Krishna Raja Sagara dam in the north-west suburb of Mysuru city and furthermore filled in as one of the Chief Engineers of the flood security framework for the city of Hyderabad.
Visvesvaraya accepting a vocation as an associate architect with the Public Works Department of Bombay and later was welcome to join the Indian Irrigation Commission. He executed a multifaceted arrangement of the water system in the Deccan Plateau and structured and protected an arrangement of programmed weir water conduits that were first introduced in 1903 at Khadakvasla Reservoir close Pune. These entryways brought the capacity level up in the supply to the most significant level prone to be achieved without making harm the dam.
In light of the accomplishment of these entryways, a similar framework was introduced at Tigra Dam in Gwalior and Krishna Raja Sagara (KRS) Dam in Mandya/Mysore, Karnataka. In 1906–1907, the Government of India sent him to Aden to contemplate water flexibly and seepage frameworks. The undertaking arranged by him was executed in Aden successfully. Visvesvaraya accomplished superstar status when he structured a flood security framework for the city of Hyderabad.
He was instrumental in building up a framework to shield Visakhapatnam port from ocean erosion. This dam made the greatest repository in Asia when it was built. Visvesvaraya offered his specialized guidance for the area of Mokama Bridge over Ganga in Bihar. At that point, he was more than 90 years old, and was known as the “Father of Modern Mysore State”.
During his administration with the Government of Mysore state, he was capable (under the support of the Mysore government) for the establishing of Mysore Soap Factory, Parasitoid Laboratory, Mysore Iron and Steel Works (presently known as Viswesvarayya Iron and Steel Limited) in Bhadravathi, Sri Jayachamarajendra Polytechnic Bangalore, Bangalore Agricultural University, the State Bank of Mysore, Century Club, Mysore Chamber of Commerce (Federation of Karnataka Chambers of Commerce and Industry), the Apex Chamber of Commerce in Karnataka, University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering (Bangalore) and various other modern endeavours.
He empowered private interest in industry during his residency as Diwan of Mysore. He was instrumental in outlining an arrangement for street development among Tirumala and Tirupati. He was known for his truthfulness, time the board and devotion to his motivation. The Bangalore Press and the Bank of Mysore were set up during his residency. A significant aspect of his inclination was his adoration for Kannada. He set up Kannada Parishat for the improvement of Kannada.
He needed workshops for Kannada supporters to be initiated and led in Kannada itself. Visvesvaraya is known to have structured and arranged a whole zone of Jayanagar in South Bangalore. The establishment of Jayanagar was laid in 1959. It was one of the primarily arranged neighbourhoods in Bangalore and, at that point, the biggest in Asia. It is accepted that the region, structured by Visvesvaraya, has one of the best-arranged formats in Asia.